A wide range of organisations are offering affordable IT equipment for charities and nonprofit groups.
- ReCOM- A charity which helps individuals and community groups benefit from IT by providing low-cost reconditioned computers.
- Computers For Charities- Is the oldest and most diverse IT refuse charity in the UK. Operating since 1994 CFC has benefited projects and organisations across the UK and 105 countries worldwide.
- Speedie Computers- A Birmingham based organisation, sells quality second user ICT equipment including PCs, laptops, printers, base units, and PC components. They offer FREE delivery on all items in store.
- Recycle-IT- Is a Manchester based Community Interest Company which recycles donated computers and sells them at a low cost to charities and voluntary groups. They provide paid work experience and real jobs for homeless and other long term unemployed people.
If you are an individual who is keen to purchase a computer for the first time but have a limited budget then Getonline@home may be able to help! It is a major initiative led by Microsoft which aims to provide affordable desktop computers and laptops to everyone. Special discounts apply to individuals on certain benefits and charities. Their website also features information on the best Internet deals and links to other websites which help people learn how to get the most out of their computer.