Excess Computers Available for Donation


The Tampa Field Office of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development has excess computers/computer related equipment available for donation.

Section 2(B) of Executive Order 12999, "Educational Technology: Ensuring Opportunity for All Children In the Next Century", dated April 17, 1996, states that agencies shall attempt to give particular preference for computer donations in the following priority:

  1. To schools and non-profit organizations in the federal empowerment zones on a first-come, first-served basis.

  2. To schools, eligible non-profit organizations and community based organizations who do not fall within the priorities listed in paragraph (1) on a first-come, first-served basis.


All non-profits including churches are required to submit a copy of their 501 (c)(3) ruling from the Internal Revenue Service as well as a copy of their bylaws showing that their primary mission focus is education. Equipment must be identified by type, description and quantity requested. Submit request in writing with a statement of need to:

U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development
Roberta Selvy, Administrative Officer
500 E. Zack Street, Suite 402
Tampa, Florida 33602

Fax: (813) 228-2431

Requests must be received by February 27, 2004. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Roberta Selvy at (813) 228-2026 ext. 2011.

Items available in Tampa Office for donation are as follows:

Make/Model Quality
Dell 133, 32 mg computers 8
15" color monitors 11
Hewlett Packard scanners 1
Dot matrix printers, Genicom & Olympia 2
Mynard Tape Drive MaynStream 2200+ 1


Content Archived: April 15, 2011