Preservation Action Foundation Auction in San Francisco

Gold Rush Party Time!

Join us in San Francisco for our Legendary Party and Live Auction for the benefit of the Preservation Action Foundation. The annual after party and auction will take place immediately following the Opening Reception of the National Preservation Conference. Enjoy the atmosphere and exhibits at the California Historical Society, located just a mile from the Embarcadero Hotel, in the former San Francisco Builders Exchange building in the vibrant Yerba Buena neighborhood.

Wednesday, Nov. 14th
California Historical Society
678 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94105

Early Bird Tickets: $75
*Conference registration not required
Take advantage of early bird prices. Purchase your tickets today!

What can top delicious foods, plentiful drinks, fantastic music, a lively auction and joining new and old friends at the California Historical Society where a unique collection of “Boomtown” San Francisco and Los Angeles photographs will be on exhibit?

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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? Download the Auction Donation Form below for more information. If you have any questions email Rob Naylor at

PAF Auction Request Letter and Form

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.