The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (FRBSF) has six locations: 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 suppliers.

How to Become a Bank Supplier

  1. Review our examples of bank purchases and supplier expectations below.
  2. See if the types of goods or services your company provides would be a fit for the FRBSF.
  3. Learn more about supplier diversity. We are committed to doing business with certified diverse businesses owned by minorities, women, veterans, disabled persons, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender persons and small businesses.
  4. Read the Register With Us section and complete the vendor registration form to be considered for FRBSF procurement opportunities.

Register with Us

FRBSF Vendor Registration Form: Vendor Registration

Your company information will be included in a FRBSF interested vendor database. If our sourcing team determines that your company would be potentially eligible for an upcoming opportunity, we may contact you. Submitting your information does not imply that your company has been prequalified or preapproved for any particular procurement opportunity and does not assure that you will be included in procurement activities.

Examples of Bank Purchases

These include, but are not limited to:

  • Consulting and Training Services
  • General Construction Services
  • Building Maintenance Services/Supplies
  • Mechanical Equipment / Maintenance (HVAC, pumps, cooling towers, etc.)
  • IT Services / Supplies
  • Audio Visual Services
  • Janitorial Services

Supplier Expectations

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has the following core contracted expectations of its suppliers:

  1. Confirm their commitment to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and contracting
  2. Comply with all applicable laws and regulations
  3. Deliver products and services meeting applicable quality and safety standards
  4. Comply with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s procurement policies

Supplier Diversity

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.

National Contracts / Federal Reserve System Opportunities

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is one of twelve Federal Reserve Banks in the Federal Reserve System. Each Federal Reserve Bank has its own unique procurement process and is supported by the National Procurement Office. The National Procurement Office, 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 National Procurement Office procurements or other 11 Federal Reserve Bank procurements, visit Federal Reserve Procurement to register as an interested vendor and learn more about the Federal Reserve System.


Supplier Diversity