This federal aid program is managed by:
SECRETARIES OF MILITARY DEPARTMENTS, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
To donate or lend obsolete combat material to veterans' organizations, soldiers' monument associations, State museums, incorporated museums, and incorporated municipalities.
FY 07 est not reported; FY 08 est not reported; and FY 09 est not reported. Note: No current information provided by Agency.
Uses and Use Restrictions:
A donation or loan of books, manuscripts, works of art, drawings, plans, models, and other specified items to be used only for historical, ceremonial or display purposes. Determination of the item and quantity to be provided will be made by the individual Secretaries of the Military Departments. Each donee must certify that the property requested is for the donee's use and, when no longer required by the donee, disposition instruction will be requested from the original donating activity. If the item requires some demilitarization, pursuant to the Defense Demilitarization Manual (DoD 4160.21-M-1), these costs will be borne by the donee. Donees must not, without written consent of the Department of Navy, use vessels for purposes other than as stated in the application, or destroy, transfer or otherwise dispose of a vessel. Cost of packing and handling incident to donations will be paid by the donee before release of the property. Instructions regarding these actions are contained in the defense Utilization and Disposal Manual (DOD 4160.21-M), Chapter X, Paragraphs F and G, and Attachments 20 through 28.
Examples of Funded Projects:
Types of Assistance:
Use of Property, Facilities, and Equipment.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance:
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance:
Veterans' organizations recognized by the Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (LIMDM); museums operated and maintained for education purposes only and which are tax- exempt; and incorporated municipalities. The Department of the Navy donates or loans additional types of condemned or obsolete material and obsolete, condemned or captured vessels to States, Territories, Commonwealths, or possessions of the United States, political subdivisions or municipal incorporations thereof, the District of Columbia, the Canal Zone, libraries, historical societies, educational institutions whose graduates or students fought in World War I or World War II, recognized veterans organizations and to nonprofit organizations operated and maintained for educational purposes only.
Veterans' organizations recognized by the Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (LIMDM); museums operated and maintained for education purposes only and are tax-exempt; and incorporated municipalities.
Contact Info for Headquarters Office:
Appropriate Military Department, Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301.