About the Program

Kramden Institute offers the following services for eligible applicants:

  • Low-cost refurbished computers: $30 desktops and $70 laptops
  • 90-day warranty with all computers
  • All computers come with Windows 10 installed
  • Computers must be picked up at Kramden Institute in Durham. Shipping is not available at this time.

How to Apply for a Computer

There are two ways to receive a computer:

  1. Individuals can apply themselves. Proof of eligibility and a photo ID are required.
    • Must be a low-income adult, below 200% of the poverty level
      – OR –
    • Must be an adult enrolled in an income-based government assistance program (i.e. SNAP, Medicaid, Disability)
  2. Individuals can be nominated by a partner agency
    • See the list of partner agencies here
    • If your agency is not a partner, email cdelmariani@kramden.org to discuss becoming one

Application Forms & FAQ

Typical wait time 2-5 weeks.