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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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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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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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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Get Paid to Design our Bigbellies!

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The Yerba Buena District is home to many of the biggest museums and cultural centers in San Francisco where people come from all over the world to visit. Part of the YBCBD mission is to help promote the neighborhood as a destination for unique cultural discoveries, public performances, and memorable, unexpected artistic experiences. Recently, the…

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Job Opening at the YBCBD

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THE ORGANIZATION The Yerba Buena Community Benefit District is a nonprofit organization that works to advance the quality of life for residents and visitors in the Yerba Buena neighborhood of San Francisco by fostering a safer and more secure community, enhancing environmental quality and beauty, and reinforcing the vitality of the economic base. For the…

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We’re Seeking A Summer Intern

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The YBCBD is seeking an 8 – 10 week summer intern to for a variety of projects. Examples of projects to be completed includes updating our lighting and security camera inventory; conducting research on pedestrian, bike, and transit safety; developing a map of public spaces and public art in the neighborhood; researching the cleanliness standards…

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Street Population Outreach Services

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The YBCBD’s philosophy is to help people in need with compassion and respect. Our approach is to partner with available City and nonprofit services to help create a safe, vibrant and welcoming neighborhood for all. YBCBD’s Community Guides, two Social Service Specialists, SFPD bike patrol officer and Clean Team are trained to assist and respond…

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