For State Agencies and Public Organizations


The Federal Surplus Personal Property Donation Program enables certain nonfederal organizations to obtain personal property that the federal government no longer needs. Surplus personal property includes all types and categories of personal property except:

  • Land or other real property;
  • Certain naval vessels; and
  • Records of the federal government.


Date: April 4, 2019

Subject: Information regarding the implementation of the Veterans Small Business Enhancement Act of 2018 (P.L. 115-416).

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is in the process of implementing the Veterans Small Business Enhancement Act of 2018 (P.L. 115-416), signed into law on January 3, 2019. The Act provides Veteran Owned Small Businesses access to Federal Surplus Personal Property. As the authority for this legislation falls under SBA, updates on the progress of implementation will be provided by SBA. For additional information, please contact Chris Clarke at:

Veteran Owned Small Businesses that are interested in participating may contact their State Agency for Surplus Property (SASP) to express interest and request updates on the implementation of this newly passed law. You can find contact information for your SASP at the National Association of State Agencies for Surplus Property

GSA looks forward to working with SBA and the SASPs to implement this exciting new program for America’s Veteran Owned Small Businesses.

Not every state and local government agency or public organization qualifies to receive surplus federal personal property. The States Agencies for Surplus Properties (SASP) maintain a list of organizations that are eligible for surplus personal property. These organizations include:

Obtain Code and Password

State Agency for Surplus Property (SASP) representatives can obtain a search-only access code and password. Users can request permission to select property on behalf of their state’s SASP with the proper authorization.

Search for Personal Property

Using an access code and password, SASP representatives can search GSAXcess® for available surplus personal property. In some instances, the SASP allow potential recipients search-only access to the GSAXcess® system.

Watch this video to learn more on how your organization can acquire property.

Note: This video is hosted by a nongovernmental site.

Last Reviewed: 2021-01-19