The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (FRBSF) has six locations in San Francisco (main office), Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City, and in the Seattle area. While some services procured are locally sourced, others come from national or global organizations.
How to Become a Bank Supplier
- Review our examples of bank purchases and supplier expectations below.
- See if the types of goods or services your company provides would be a fit for the FRBSF.
- Learn more about supplier diversity. We are committed to doing business with a diverse group of suppliers, including women-owned and minority-owned businesses.
- Read the Contact Us section and email us to be considered for procurement opportunities.
This allows us to collect information about your organization, and have that information processed by our procurement team. If our buyers determine that your organization would be potentially eligible for an upcoming opportunity, we may contact you. Sending us your information does not imply that your organization has been prequalified or preapproved for any particular procurement opportunity and does not assure that you will be included in an acquisition process.
Email the SF Purchasing Group the information below in the message field:
- Company name
- Contact name
- Email address
- Phone number
- Services provided
- Up to three four-digit NAICS codes
Examples of Bank Purchases
These include, but are not limited to:
- Instructional services
- Consulting services
- Construction services
- Building maintenance services/supplies
- IT services/supplies
- Services for the Bank’s Human Resources Department
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has the following core contracted expectations of its suppliers:
- Confirm their commitment to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and contracting
- Comply with all applicable laws and regulations
- Deliver products and services meeting applicable quality and safety standards
- Comply with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s procurement policies
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, along with the other 11 Reserve Banks in the Federal Reserve System (FRS), is supported by the National Procurement Office (NPO). The NPO, which is located in the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, is a procurement function that develops and executes national contracts for certain goods and services, that when sourced collectively, provide the best value for multiple Reserve Banks that participate under the national contracts.
To be considered for the Bank’s NPO procurements, email the SF Purchasing Group with the same information above and “National Contract Inquiry” in the message field.
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco seeks to acquire quality goods and services, at competitive terms, from a responsible and diverse supplier base. At the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco we encourage and support the utilization of diverse suppliers in our procurement process and strive to provide diverse suppliers with equal economic opportunities. The Bank complies with Section 342 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (pdf, 460 kb) in ensuring the fair inclusion of minority-owned and women-owned businesses in procurement.