EIN 94-3042571

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in San Francisco with a mission to put art and creativity at the center of life. We create and facilitate leading-edge performances, exhibitions, screenings, events, public p...
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Program areas at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Facility Rentals - Each year YBCA partners with dozens of local nonprofits and performing arts companies for Community Rentals, opening our stages for their home seasons, festivals, and events. YBCAs landmark state-of-the-art facilities are also a valuable resource for the communities of the Bay Area. Through our Commercial Rentals program, the arts and creativity that characterize YBCA become a compelling backdrop for corporate events held in our Lobby, Theater, Forum, and other available venues.
Civic Engagement Civic Engagement at YBCA is grounded in an ethos of inclusion and radical hospitality. Beyond the walls of the art center, YBCA partners with city government, schools, private enterprise, and community organizations, building cross-sector neighborhood coalitions that use their collective resource and creativity to make a difference in the future of our city and the world. Offerings include K-12 in-school programming within the San Francisco Unified School District, creative placemaking initiatives in public space, and so much more. Also, from large festivals and convenings, to experiential Public Squares and opening night parties, to YBCAs annual YBCA 100 Summit, each year YBCA hosts a series of events that serve as a public platform and laboratory for collaboratively exploring the urgent issues we face.Continued on Schedule O
Visual Arts Through a schedule of temporary exhibitions each year, YBCA showcases artists from the Bay Area and beyond who are working at the intersection of fine art and social impact. In addition to curating compelling shows in our galleries, YBCA commissions artists to create exhibitions and public artworks designed for the outdoor spaces surrounding YBCAs buildings and for community settings across our city. Visual Arts at YBCA brings together artists and community participants to collectively shape the public life of our region and beyond.

Who funds Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
San Francisco Foundation (TSFF)For the Artist Relief Fund. for General Operating Support. To Support the Art+action 2020 Census Project.$132,500
William and Flora Hewlett FoundationFor Support of the Performing Arts Program$130,000
Ewing Marion Kauffman FoundationSupport for A Pilot Program Where the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and Culturebank Teams Will Invest in Building the Capacity of Two Local Artist Enterprises in the Both the Wendell Philips Neighborhood and the Broader Kansas City Region. 201907-6918$99,000
...and 14 more grants received

Personnel at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Deborah CullinanChief Executive Officer$218,646
Jodi CobaltChief of Operations
Chris SaffordChief Finance Officer$133,527
Corinne SklarChief Marketing Officer of Ibm Ix, San Francisco, Ca Board Member$0
Lauren RuffinInterim Chief of Marketing
...and 17 more key personnel

Financials for Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,795,322
Program services$5,657,763
Investment income and dividends$206,856
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-6,055
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$2,229,896
Net income from sales of inventory$29,438
Miscellaneous revenues$4,581
Total revenues$12,917,801

Form 990s for Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-15990View PDF
2019-062020-12-01990View PDF
2018-062019-08-17990View PDF
2017-062018-09-12990View PDF
2016-062017-10-10990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $20,000 from Koret Foundation
July 3, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
June 30, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
September 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 8 new grant, including a grant for $132,500 from San Francisco Foundation (TSFF)
September 20, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 8 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Parks and recreation centersArts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsPerforming arts centersCharities
EducationArts, cultural, and humanities
Political advocacyLobbyingOperates internationallyState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
701 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103
Metro area
San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA
San Francisco County, CA
Website URL
(415) 321-1360
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A25: Arts Education, Schools of Art
NAICS code, primary
713940: Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
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