YBCBD to Continue with Priority Service

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Amid society’s new reality with COVID-19, our incredible team of service providers and staff are at work to keep Yerba Buena clean and safe. With the City of San Francisco extending its Public Health Order to shelter in place until May 3, 2020 to slow the spread of the virus, the YBCBD is doing its…

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Coronavirus Information

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Maintaining the health of the YBCBD staff and teams that provide our services is a top priority and we have altered some of our services. Here are important updates and information.   For Businesses and Employees SF Workers and Families First Paid Sick Leave Information Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Assistance Information on the Commercial…

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Free Hidden SF Walking Tours!

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Hidden stories, surprises, and live performances abound in a FREE 90-minute walking tour in downtown San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Neighborhood. Local history, activism, music, and pirating are brought to life as actors portray the larger than life historical figures that gave this city its quirky and unique reputation. Brought to you by the Yerba Buena…

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Application for Yerba Buena Night Talent

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We are now accepting applications for performers for Yerba Buena Night 2020. If you are a singer, dancer, or performer of any kind we want to hear from you! Yerba Buena Night 2020 is the tenth year of the free evening arts festival that features dance, music, and performance all located in the heart of…

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Bigbelly Unveiling

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We’re unveiling our new graphic designed Bigbellies tomorrow at 10am! Celebrate new artwork in the district by artists Kalani Ware and Creativity Explored. Join us and District 6 Supervisor Matt Haney as we inaugurate these new works of public art. We’re meeting at Market Street and Yerba Buena Lane to show off these wonderful new…

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Apply for our Community Benefit Grants!

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The Yerba Buena Community Benefit District (YBCBD) is pleased to issue the Community Benefit Fund Guidelines and Application. Three types of grants are offered to nonprofits and resident organizations that seek to improve the quality of life in the Yerba Buena Neighborhood through the YBCBD Community Benefit Fund – full grants of up to $25,000,…

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We’re A Match! New Matching Grant Program Improves Yerba Buena

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The Yerba Buena Community Benefit District (YBCBD) exists to improve quality of life in the neighborhood by providing ongoing programs that foster a safer and more secure community, enhance environmental quality and beauty, and reinforce the viability of our economic base. Property owners in Yerba Buena approved the formation of the YBCBD in 2008 and…

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Board Members Wanted!

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The Yerba Buena Community Benefit District (YBCBD) is now accepting applications for board membership. The YBCBD Board of Directors oversees the management of the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District. The board is structured to ensure representation from all stakeholders and areas of the district. The board has a maximum of 28 members representing community organizations,…

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Now Blooming: Yerba Buena Gardens Conservancy Approved

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The Yerba Buena Gardens Conservancy is blooming! In mid-June, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the lease to form the Conservancy, a new nonprofit organization to manage Yerba Buena Gardens — the civic heartbeat of Yerba Buena’s cultural, convention and visitor district. “The YBCBD is proud to have actively participated in and financially…

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Thanks For Helping Us Tidy Up!

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Yerba Buena Community Shows Their Love of the Neighborhood Love is a many splendored thing. In this case, more than 160 hotels, cultural institutions, residents, Supervisor Matt Haney, and YBCBD Clean Team and staff showed their love for the neighborhood on the inaugural Love Our City Hospitality & Tourism Cleanup Day. They painted, scrubbed and…

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