Requests for Proposals


The Yerba Buena Gardens Conservancy periodically accepts proposals for a services and maintenance programs when they are required.

Organization Background

The Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) civic nonprofit organization established in July 2019 to operate and manage Yerba Buena Gardens on behalf of the City and County of San Francisco.


Program, operate, maintain, and improve the publicly-owned open spaces, cultural facilities, and related components of San Francisco's Yerba Buena Gardens, working in conjunction with the Garden’s nonprofit cultural organizations, commercial tenants and the City and County of San Francisco, for Civic and public benefit and enjoyment by the City’s visitors and residents.

Structure + Governance

The Conservancy’s Board of Directors is made up of a cross-section of Yerba Buena Gardens’ stakeholders, community members, civic leaders, and City appointees. A small administrative staff contracts for maintenance, operations, programming, and security services to sustain cost efficiencies.  Oversight is by the City as the landlord, auditor, and technical advisor.