Established in 2000 by a group of leaders from the nonprofit sector to promote collaboration and speak collectively to strengthen the economic and social health of San Mateo County, Thrive provides opportunity to:  
  • Convene - Facilitating issue-based meetings, nonprofit capacity building, workshops and conferences.
  • Connect - Providing relevant information, resources and networking.
  • Collaborate - Promoting opportunities to share services and resources.
  • Communicate - Increasing awareness and understanding of the nonprofit sector.
  • Celebrate - Renewal and recognition.  

Join Thrive or Renew for Fiscal Year 2014-15


Wednesday October 1 & Thusday Ocober 2
9:00am - 5:00pm
Next Steps:  Leadership Transition for Nonprofit Executives.
CompassPoint in collaboration with Thrive 
Two Day Workshop
This intensitve session for nonprofit executive directors and CEOs explores the critical and complex issues of leadership succession and transition in a safe and confidential environment.  
Click HERE to register.  
NOTE:  Thrive members receive 20% off at registration.  Email:  Info@ThriveAlliance for the code.
Wednesday, October 15 11:30am - 1:00pmThrive Connects Development Professionals
Hosted at Hiller Aviation Museum, where food trucks are onsite Wednesdays for you to grab your lunch, or bring your own.  Limited seating:  first 20 RSVPs
Contact Lauren Weston VP of Development at Hiller Aviation Museum, to RSVP and / or for additional information
Monday, November 17
9:30am - 4:30pm
Budgeting for Programs, Grants and the Organization.  
CompassPoint in collaboration with Thrive 
How to build, present and use your organization's annual fiscal budget as a critical tool.  This workshop is for nonprofit leaders, board members and staff at all levels.    
Click HERE to register.  
NOTE:  Thrive members receive 20% off at registration.  Email:  Info@ThriveAlliance for the code.
Thursday, November 20
9:00am - 11:00am
Thrive Fall Forum
Annual networking extravaganza... the event where connections are made and that everyone talks about for months after.
Location:  Sobrato Center for Nonprofits - Redwood Shores
Registration & lite refreshments:  9:00am - 9:30am
Program:  9:30am - 11:00am
Registration to open end of October.  
Wednesday, Dec 10
11:30am - 1:00pm

Thrive Leadership Circle Luncheon
Peer group gathering exclusively for Thrive member EDs and CEOs.  Planned topic:  Work Life Balance -- just in time for new year planning.  
Lunch provided.  
Thanks to the generosity of this quarter's sponsor:  
CORA, Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse
Location:  Sobrato Center for Nonprofits - Redwood Shores
Registration to open beginning of November.  

"I can't get over the amount of information that comes out of Thrive - events, workshops, conferences, the latest issues in the community. In many ways, Thrive is like Google for me!"

 Deborah Pinsky, CEO, Peninsula Jewish Community Center

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