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Federal Surplus Property Available for Public Use

U.S. General Services Administration
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Certain nonfederal organizations, such as state and local governments, regional agencies, and nonprofit organizations, are able to request property that the federal government no longer needs.

The donated property includes items such as:

  • Appliances
  • Clothing
  • Communications and electronic equipment
  • Furniture
  • Medical supplies
  • Motor vehicles
  • Office machines and supplies

Nonfederal public agencies and organizations also have access to surplus real property at a cost not to exceed fair market value. A property sales search tool is available on the program website.


The following organizations or activities are eligible to receive donations of federal property:

  • State and public agencies
  • Nonprofit educational and public health activities, including programs for the homeless and impoverished
  • Nonprofit and public programs for the elderly
  • Public airports
  • Educational activities of special interest to the armed services
  • Veterans service organizations
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

This is a donation program for surplus property. There are processing charges and shipping fees for some items.

There will be a sales cost associated with real property conveyance.

Application process

To acquire property through this service, follow the steps on the How to Acquire Surplus Federal Personal Property webpage.

For those looking to acquire real property use the property sales search tool.

Tagged as
Capital funding · Child care · Elderly population · Food security and nutrition · Healthcare facilities · Housing and homelessness · Poverty · Veterans

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For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.