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Computers for Learning

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This is a government program, coordinated by the General Services Administration (GSA), that places computers in classrooms.

Through a special Computers for Learning Website educational nonprofit organizations can find connections with government agencies and facilities that have made their surplus computer equipment available for educational use. Private sector companies can also sign up to donate equipment..

Arrangements to transfer the technology to schools and educational nonprofit organizations can be made directly theourh the Web site. Special consideration is given to those organizations with the greatest need (those located in a federal empowerment zones or enterprise communities).

Educational Facility Eligibility

A school is eligible to receive donations through the Computers for Learning program it if is a public, private, parochial, or home school serving pre-kindergarten through grade 12 students. It must be classified as tax-exempt under section 501(c) of the United States tax code and serves pre-kindergarten through grade 12 students. In addition, education nonprofit organization must meet ALL of the following criteria to participate in the CFL program:

1. Be tax exempt under section 501(C) of the U.S. tax code, AND
2. Serve some portion of the pre-kindergarten through grade 12 population, AND
3. Operate exclusively for the purpose of education.

Government Agencies or Other Organizations Wishing to Donate

Government agencies or other organizations wishing to donate to the Computeres in Learning program should visit the Website mentioned above and fill out the forms that help with the equipment transfer.

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