Financing Reading Room computers

If your Reading Room needs some help purchasing a computer, financial assistance is available. This offer provides support for purchasing a computer and/or printer of any model for use in your Reading Room, as well as for the installation and maintenance of Internet service for one year.


  • Applications take 6-8 weeks to process
  • If your application is approved, the amount of assistance will be up to 80% of the total cost, not to exceed US$2000.
  • Your branch will be responsible for 20%, and for any amount above US$2000, including any service package and ongoing costs for Internet service after the first year.
  • We recommend that you purchase a computer with enough memory/RAM to download and print large, high-resolution files that can be enlarged to poster size, as well as a color printer for small signage and promotional materials.
  • Financial assistance is not available to Reading Rooms with sufficient resources to purchase a computer and Internet service on their own.

To apply

1. Download and complete the application form

2. Return it using instructions below

Reading Room computer financial aid application (.doc)

Reading Room computer financial aid application (Spanish) (.doc)

By mail

The First Church of Christ, Scientist
Attn: Financing Reading Room Computers
Christian Science Reading Room Activities, P03-25
210 Massachusetts Ave.
Boston, MA 02115 USA

By fax


By email

Send a signed and scanned copy to

Download/Print more information

 Benefits of an online computer (.pdf)