Let's Close the Gap Together!

Today, with COVID-19 interrupting services provided to communities nationwide, we need your support to ensure that CfAL families have uninterrupted access to technology and training programs.

From volunteering to joining our board or making a donation, you can join us!   With you, we can close the technology gap and help families expand learning to their home.

Concepts for Adaptive Learning is able to sustain its programs through generous donations from foundations, businesses, volunteers, and individuals such as you.

Support of all types and sizes make a HUGE difference!

Donate Money

In light of COVID-19, your financial support is needed more than ever!  As schools move to distant learning, urban districts are lightyears behind. New Haven ran out of Chromebooks a few weeks ago. As a result, Concepts For Adaptive Learning is receiving daily requests to step-in.   Meanwhile, unemployment continues to rise - adults and parents need technology support to building meaningful skills that will help re-enter the workfoce.

With your help, financial support will expand our reach to more families.

Financial contributions provide training and technology resources to more families.  Donations help school children access distance learning, while adults benefit from building computer skills used in the workplace. 


Your donation helps sustain programs that support children’s academic achievement and help families.

Donate Time

Do you have experience building computers?  Are you familar with technology and want to help others?  Your time is valuable!  We are looking for volutneers to refurbish computers to be donated to families and support individuals in our Virtual Computer Lab!

Examples of volunteer support will range from teaching computer basics and creating resumes to applying to jobs online, as well as assisting students with computer homework.  Familiar with computers?   We also need volunteers to help refubrish donated computers!  Or become a mentor in our Tech4Teens program!  Whatever your passion...we hope you will share it with us!


Volunteer shifts vary based on volunteers’ availability.

Donate a Computer

Do you have multiple old computers sitting around?  We can refurbish them and provide them to families! 


Concepts for Adaptive Learning (CfAL) accepts desktop and laptops computers.  Donated computer equipment must be in working condition and meet the following configurations:  


  • Processors running at 1.8 GHz or faster;


  • 1 gigabytes of memory (RAM) or larger;


  • .​Multple units of at least 5 or more of same computer model  


  • Monitors (if appropriate) at least a 17-inch flat screen without cracked cases or scratched screens.


We are happy to pick-up!  Please email jricker@cfalct.org for more information.

Ways to give and connect:

In Person

5 Science Park Suite 2C
New Haven, CT 06511


Make a tax deductible donation‏.

Over the Phone

Want more information about giving? 

Tel: (475) 227-3270

Text to Give 

Text the phrase "Donate cfal"

to 609.212.0627

Cfal Donors & Sponsors

Thank you to the many donors and sponsors who have joined our efforts. 

Together, we can...and will...close the technology gap!

CfAL partners with local organizations, and can be found in these locations:

Newhallville Area:

The Literacy Resource Center

5 Science, Ste. 2C

New Haven, CT 06511

Fair Haven Area:

Farnam Community

162 Fillmore Street

New Haven, CT 06513

Want to connect? Call us at 475.227.3270.

CfAL is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3).  EIN: 06-1623641

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