What We Can Use

As of March 31, 2014, MMSD will accept donated equipment with the following minimum configuration:

Computers (laptops or desktops)Computer Lab

  • i5 or better processor
  • 4.0 GB RAM
  • Preferred but not required:
    • Monitor: 17"+ flat panel
    • Brand: Dell, HP or Lenovo/IBM

Chromebooks & Managment Licenses

  • (1) HP 14" Chromebook 14 Celeron N2840 / 2.16 GHz - Chrome OS - 4 GB RAM - 16 GB eMMC - 14" 1366 x 768 (HD ) - HD Graphics - 802.11ac.  Mfg Part#: T4M32UT#ABA

  • (2) Google Chrome OS Management Console License - academic.  Mfg Part#: CROS-SW-DISEDU

Other

  • Laser printers (networked preferred)
  • DLP or LCD data projectors (2400+ lumen)
  • Document Cameras
  • Student Response Devices
  • Interactive Whiteboards (brand: Smart or Promethean)

Process To Donate

  1. Anyone wishing to donate equipment, or District staff receiving donations, should call the Technical Services Help Desk at 663-5853. Ask to speak with a Help Desk Supervisor about donating equipment. (Note: If you have a preferred school where you wish your donation to go, we will honor your request.  Otherwise, we will deploy your donation where we believe it will benefit children the most.)
  2. Donated equipment should be handled per the Supervisor's instructions and be shipped to:
    MMSD Central Receiving
    4711 Pflaum Road
    Madison WI 53718
    (608) 204-6801
  3. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact a HelpLine Supervisor at 663-5853.

If accepted, donated equipment will be given a District property Asset Tag, delivered to the destination site and placed into service. Donors will receive letters of appreciation.  Our students will greatly appreciate your help!!