For Organisations (Eligible Recipient Organisations)
Per the Microsoft Registered Refurbisher Program (MRRP) – Australia,
“Refurbisher Licence Agreement”, the definition of Eligible Recipient
Organisation includes: a Charity; an infants, primary, secondary
school or TAFE College registered in a State or Territory of Australia
by the relevant authority.
The definition of a charity for the purposes of the MRRP Program,
per the above agreement includes organisations meeting ALL of the
- is a Non-Profit Organisation and has as its sole or
- the relief of poverty, the needs of the aged or the
relief of sickness or distress, the advancement of education;
- other purposes beneficial to the community;
- does not receive more than one third of its income from
any one person or entity; and
- is not substantially engaged in lobbying, political
campaigns or other activities designed to influence legislation.
Proof may be required from ER Organisations on official
stationery to substantiate their compliance with the above criteria.
In most cases submission of our standard letter of application via
email will suffice.**
For Individuals (Eligible Beneficiaries)
- Generally only one computer per family unless there
are extenuating circumstances. Applicants should not feel inhibited
from applying for more than one per family but they should include
the facts in the Supporting Statement field and the circumstances
will be considered.
- Must have documentary proof of social or financial disadvantage.
- Must be able to substantiate genuine need for a PC for educational
or social improvement purposes.
- At the time of collecting the computer, the applicant will be
required to sign an End User Licence Agreement (EULA) prohibiting
the copying of software and prohibiting the resale of the Computer.
- Completion of the standard Letter of Application by an Eligible
Recipient Organization on behalf of the individual will be deemed
to satisfy the requirements of this procedure.
Computers 4 Kids respects the privacy of individuals and for this
reason refrains from collecting and storing personal information
about individual applicants other than their name and contact details.
However, at the time of collecting the computer, applicants are
required to present Documentary Proof to establish compliance with
the Eligible Beneficiary Criteria. If personal documents such as
pension cards are presented, a notation will be made that the documents
have been sighted by a C4K representative and no copies will be
Documentation Validation Procedure
Documentary Proof is required to establish compliance with
the Eligible Beneficiary Criteria.
- If the application is submitted via an Eligible Recipient Organization
then the standard letter of application will be deemed to be documentary
- In accordance with MRRP Guidelines, presentation of
a valid pension, healthcare or student card will be deemed to
be valid proof of social disadvantage.
Alternatively, individual applicants may obtain a letter
from one of the following third parties:
- A school teacher on School stationery only.
- A person of standing in the community (eg: a policeman,
medical doctor or minister of religion) who is personally familiar
with the EB.
- An officer of a recognised and properly constituted
community service organisation or service club on official organisation
- An employee of a registered charity or non profit organisation
on official organisation stationery only.
from third parties only need to contain a statement that the writer
has investigated the circumstances of the applicant and are satisfied
that the applicant meets the criteria advertised on the C4K web
site. They do not need to go into details of the applicant’s personal
should NOT forward letters from third parties or
copies of personal documents such as pension cards etc. However,
they MUST be brought with them when collecting
the computer. The application Supporting Statement Field should
list the documents that can be produced for viewing at the time
of collecting the computer.
Validations Manager will reserve the right to request additional
information in all cases to prove a case of genuine need exists.