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Federal Surplus Property Program


The Connecticut Federal Surplus Property Program is responsible for the administration and distribution of donated federal surplus property (excluding real estate) to eligible organization, including:

• State or municipal government agencies

• Tribal nations

• Tax-exempt nonprofit health and educational organizations

• Educational radio and television stations, and

• Museums and public libraries

The acquisition and use of federal surplus property saves customers time and money.   Recipients are only obligated to pay an administrative fee to DAS for the transfer of the property.


How to become eligible to receive federal surplus property

Who is eligible to acquire federal surplus property?
Tax supported public agencies and nonprofit tax-exempt educational or public health institutions or organizations, including:

Governmental Agencies – State, local, Indian tribes on state reservations.

Education or Public Health Institutions - accredited or approved schools, colleges, universities, schools for the mentally, or physically disabled, child care centers licensed by DPH, educational radio or educational TV stations, public museums and libraries. Licensed entities which administer health services to patients or related facilities such as medical institutions, hospitals, clinics, health centers, laboratories, and nursing homes licensed by the Connecticut Department of Health (DPH).

Nonprofit and Public Programs for the Elderly – Section 213 of the Older Americans Act 0f 1965, as amended (42 U.S.C. 3020d).

Other organizations – such as the American National Red Cross, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, junior and senior ROTC units, Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs, and the Marine Corps League.

Interested organizations must apply with the Department of Administrative Services Federal Surplus Property Program and be approved as an eligible organization for the acquisition of federal surplus property.

Click below to begin your organization’s application:
https://www.biznet.ct.gov/FederalSurplus/Default.aspx (Federal Surplus Application)

If you have not created a Biznet Account please click here.



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