About The Innovation District

Where Chattanooga’s entrepreneurs, academics, and creatives collide. 

Events Calendar

Discover activities and events in the area.

Resiliency Checklist

Everything you need to prepare your organization for a crisis.

Small Business Supports

Helping small business owners across the region.

The Edney Innovation Center

The front door to the Innovation District of Chattanooga.

Tech Goes Home

Expanding access to technology and teaching digital literacy.

Digital Access Committee

Bringing together partners to close the digital divide, together.

HCS EdConnect

Home internet at no cost to thousands of families.

Connected Communities: Orchard Knob

The OKC leverages the collective support of partner organizations to tackle the whole picture of health and wellness in the historically underserved neighborhood.


Answering the most basic and most complex questions about life in Chattanooga

EMPACT Program

Preparing residents for the jobs of tomorrow, and today. 

Chattanooga Smart Communities Collaborative

Working together to identify our region’s challenges and create solutions.

Environmental Sensors

Collecting and analyzing air quality data from across our region with US Ignite.

Education (4K Microscope & Lola)

High-tech tools in Hamilton County’s classrooms.

Community Connectivity

Expanding access to the internet in homes and neighborhoods.

Tech Goes Home

Tech Goes Home Chattanooga is The Enterprise Center’s signature digital inclusion program.

Aimed at making technology accessible to all, Tech Goes Home offers digital literacy training, a subsidized laptop or tablet, and assistance signing up for low-cost home internet. Since 2015, more than 10,000 people of all ages have graduated from the program and nearly as many devices have been distributed.

Tech Goes Home works with partner organizations, including schools, churches, community centers, and other nonprofit organizations, to train instructors who are trusted members of the community being served. By collaborating with community partners, Tech Goes Home is able to effectively serve such populations as: entrepreneurs, artists, older adults, students (and their parents), people with disabilities, Spanish speakers, people transitioning from incarceration, and many others.

Digital skills, a device, and home internet.

​Modeled after Boston’s Tech Goes Home program, the program provides 15 hours of digital skills training — like online banking, applying for a job, or checking your child’s progress in school — to help participants acquire the skills to be able to access information and resources online, and improve their quality of life. Upon completion of the course, participants also have the option to purchase a new device (laptop or tablet) for a co-pay of only $50. The program also offers assistance in securing low-cost home internet service through one of several available options.

"I was given access to a wide variety of resources: technology, connections in the community and with organizations, and training that I wouldn't have received otherwise — and certainly not all in the same place."

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Contact Us About Tech Goes Home

Sammy Lowdermilk, Tech Goes Home Program Director, sammy@techgoeshomecha.org