San Francisco Environment Department

Request for Proposals for Green Business Recruitment and Pre-bate Program

This Request for Proposals is being issued by San Francisco Department of the Environment (SF Environment). SF Environment is seeking multiple qualified community-based organizations (Proposers) to provide proposals for Green Business Assistance and Green Business Recruitment Grants (Proposal).

SF Environment is releasing grant funds for non-profit organizations to: 1) administer a program to assist San Francisco businesses with the cost of products and services needed to achieve Green Business recognition 2) engage and help recruit businesses into the Green Business Program.

SF Environment will award up to four (4) grants:  

  • One (1) Green Business Assistance Grant: a grant of up to two-years for an amount of up to $60,000 to administer pre-bates/rebates and promote Recognized Green Businesses.  (Project Pool, $30,000 Annually)
  • Up to three (3) Green Business Recruitment Grants: a total of up to $90,000 for up to a two-year period will be awarded to up to three community-based organizations to engage and recruit businesses into the Green Business Program. (Project Pool, $45,000 Annually)

Grants awarded pursuant to this solicitation shall have an original term of up to two (2) years. The City at its sole, absolute discretion, shall have the option to extend the term for up to two (2) additional years for a total of up to four (4) years.

To view the Solicitation :

Step 1: Click Link to the City's Public Solicitation Site
Step 2: Toggle the “Department” drop down to “Environment” & click “Search”
Step 3: Click on “ENV | Green Business Recruitment Program
Step 4: Click “See Attachments” to view the RFP and related attachments.

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