Small Businesses

Small businesses that are enrolled in the Small Business Administration’s 8A Program are the only small businesses eligible to participate in the Surplus Property Program. These businesses must be owned or controlled by one or more persons who can provide evidence of having been socially or economically deprived of the opportunity to develop and maintain a competitive position in the economy.

Businesses are only eligible to receive property during their nine (9) year membership in the 8(a) program.

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As an SBA 8(a) business, you must follow SBA property compliance guidelines. Please contact your SBA District Office for their complete terms and conditions.


Complete the Application Packet and provide documentary evidence of the following:

  1. Required additional documentation that must be submitted with application:
    • Letter from U.S. Small Business Administration certifying membership in 8(a) Business