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Did You Know?

The number of Dane County homes that have no Internet access
The average savings, per year, in an Internet-connected household
The number of low-income households that DANEnet helps each year!

Our Digital Equity Project offers low-cost refurbished laptops to eligible low-income households. Quality laptops are donated by local businesses and individuals, refurbished by our team, and deployed in the community by DANEnet. Currently, computers are only available through caseworker referral; caseworkers can email for more info.


We help qualifying households in Dane County explore affordable home internet options that range $10-$30/mo service for families participating in SNAP and other programs.


Adults can learn very basic computer skills in our free classes to help them connect online with caseworkers, doctors, classes, job resources, and family/friends. Classes cover: using email, safely navigating the internet, making a resume in Word, and troubleshooting basic computer problems. Any scheduled classes and a link to sign-up are below.


Fix-IT Tech Repair clinics offer free computer/device repair for households without the means to fix them. Adults can bring in their devices (smart phone, desktop, tower, laptop, etc.) and DANEnet technicians will do their best to fix the devices. Fix-IT clinics are typically held in community centers and libraries. Our schedule of any scheduled clinics is below.

Scheduled Classes

Spanish-language Classes at Meadowridge Library
(5726 Raymond Rd, Study Room A)
No registration required!

Computer Basics
4:30-6:00pm Tuesday, January 24

Using Word/Google Docs
4:30-6:00pm Tuesday, January 31

Internet Basics
4:30-6:00pm Tuesday, February 7

Troubleshooting your Computer
4:30-6:00pm Tuesday, February 14


Classes at Madison Central Library 
(201 W. Mifflin St, 3rd Floor)
No registration required!

Computer Basics
5:30-7:00pm Tuesday, Feb 22

Using Word/Google Docs
5:30-7:00pm Tuesday, March 1

Internet Basics
5:30-7:00pm Tuesday, March 8

Intro to Email
5:30-7:00pm Tuesday, March 15

Laptop Troubleshooting
5:30-7:00pm Tuesday, March 22


Spanish-language Classes at Central Library
(201 W. Mifflin St, 3rd Floor)
Walk-ins welcome!

Computer Basics
4:30-6:00pm Monday, February 21

Using Word/Google Docs
4:30-6:00pm Monday February 28

Internet Basics
4:30-6:00pm Monday, March 14

Intro to Email
4:30-6:00pm Monday, March 21

Laptop Troubleshooting
4:30-6:00pm Monday, March 28


Fix-It Clinics

Thursdays 2-4pm: Walk-in Fix-IT Tech Repair Hours
Lakeview Library, 2845 N. Sherman Ave. in Madison
No appt needed; first come, first served
Click here for flyer


Want the most current information about Digital Equity Project classes, clinics, events, and news? Follow our group on Facebook!

Support our Digital Equity Work
Give Computers


Working laptops running Windows (or MacOS)
(min. 4 GB RAM, 250 GB hard drive)

Working keyboards/mice (preferable wired/USB)

++  CLICK HERE for full donation guidelines  ++


desktop computers

anything needing repair

Email if you have tech equipment to donate.
Give Money
Want to support digital equity and access, and help low-income households stay connected? Your generous donation helps in so many ways:

$3,000 provides 20 fully refurbished laptops to be distributed to low-income households in Dane County.

$1,200 allows us to offer our free 5-class computer literacy series at a local library or community center. Adults learn Computer Basics, Using Word/Google Docs, Internet Basics, Intro to Email, and Troubleshooting Computer Problems.

$800 pays for us to hold a Fix-It Clinic at a community center or library, offering free computer/device repair for households without the means to fix them.

$300 pays for ten Windows 10 licenses for donated computers needing refurbishing.

$150 buys one fully refurbished laptop for a low-income family.

$100 buys needed peripherals (monitor, keyboard, mouse, speakers, webcam, and wi-fi adapter) for one donated desktop PC.

Any amount helps us close the digital divide in Dane County!

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