Preservation Action Foundation Auction in San Francisco

Save the date! The annual Preservation Action Foundation Benefit Auction and Party will return on November 14, 2018, at the California Historical Society  immediately following the opening reception of the 2018 PastForward Conference in San Francisco! The annual auction has long been a highlight for Preservation Action Foundation and of the National Preservation Conference. Stay tuned for more details.

Donate an Auction Item

You and your organization are invited to donate items, hotel stays, tours of historic sites, or other unique experiences to our Annual Silent and Live auction during the National Preservation Conference! A donation to our annual auction provides great exposure of your historic site to an active and interested group of people. Interested in donating an auction item? Email Rob Naylor at for more information.

Become a Sponsor

Sponsorship opportunities are available for our annual benefit auction during the National Preservation Conference in San Francisco. The conference and auction will bring together thousands of preservationists, developers, public officials and others; providing great exposure for your business or organization. All sponsors will be recognized at the event and in printed and digital materials. Become a sponsor today! Email Rob Naylor at for more information.

Our annual auction is Preservation Action Foundation’s largest fundraiser.  The dollars in auction funds raised go to support the mission of the Preservation Action Foundation.

The proceeds from this event are used to assist in education and training, advocacy for preservation policy, and programs. Our most visible contributions to preservation advocacy are; a weekly Legislative Update, organizing National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week, and Advocacy Scholars. The Preservation Action Foundation is a 501(c)(3) entity; your prize donation and/or sponsorship is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.