Our vision is to make Dane County the most connected place for everyone.
- hosted a popular website with all kinds of community information, including job opportunities
- helped nonprofits develop their own websites
- helped people from many parts of Dane County’s diverse community overcome the challenges of learning to use computers and the Internet
- provided tech support to community centers as they developed public-access computer labs and created educational programs for the labs
Over the course of 25 years, DANEnet’s staff has expanded the range of tech support that it provides to many different kinds of nonprofits and the variety of educational programs that it and its community partners provide for young people.
In 2016, DANEnet launch the digital equity initiative Everyone On Madison. EOM provides digital literacy, devices and connectivity support to low-income and disconnected families.
Technology Education: We work in partnership with nonprofit organizations and other groups to provide technology education that promotes creativity, critical thinking and connection. Programming includes build your own computer, Maker Clubs, e-textiles and other STEM projects. Our Technology Education page provides more detail and photos of past projects.
Everyone On Madison: We work to close the digital divide by providing digital literacy classes, low-cost devices and assistance for families enrolling in home internet. It is our vision that all Dane County residents have devices, connectivity and the skills to use both. Our Everyone On Madison page provides detailed information about our work in this area.