Inaugural Star Power Awards and Breakfast

Join us and be part of a momentous occasion for Thrive and San Mateo County 

Do you know an outstanding nonprofit leader? Nominate them for a Star Power Award!


Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14)
Carole Groom, President, San Mateo County Board of Supervisors
Supervisor Don Horsley
Supervisor Dave Pine
Supervisor Warren Slocum
Supervisor Adrienne Tissier

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Lead Sponsor: CommitChange
Stanford HAAS Center for Public Service 
Silicon Valley Community Foundation


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.  
Food for thought: are we Disrupting Charity?


Join Thrive or Renew for Fiscal Year 2014-15

Tuesday, Feb 10
9:30pm - 4:30pm
Successful Project Management
Presented by CompassPoint
This workshop will provide an overview of successful project management techniques and introduce approaches you can use to plan, organize, and execute your project. 
Location: Sobrato Center for Nonprofits - Redwood Shores
Click HERE to register & call Thrive for your member discount code!

Wednesday, Feb 11
12:00pm - 2:00pm
 RiseTogether & Thrive
Join us to give input on the data generated by our economic modeling and to weigh in on successful strategies for moving families and communities out of poverty in the Bay Area.
Location: Redwood Shores Branch Library, Redwood City
Thursday, Feb 26
9:00am -  11:00am
Thrive Community Forum:
Tech Accelerator

Please join us for Thrive's 1st ever Tech Accelerator Forum! Panel featuring our guest speakers from 
Google, CommitChange, and Intuit, and moderated by Thomas Schnaubelt from the Haas Center for Public Service at Stanford University. Take advantage of this great event! 
Location:  Sobrato Center for Nonprofits - Redwood Shores

Wednesday, Mar 4
8:30am -  12:30pm
2015 Community Resiliency Conference
"Robust and Resilient Nonprofits"
The only annual conference focused on practical tips, resources and trainings for nonprofits in San Mateo County.  Topics will focus on business continuity and organizational/personnel recovery post-incident and everyday.
Location:  Sobrato Center for Nonprofits - Redwood Shores

Thursday, Mar 5
9:30am -  4:30pm
Communicating Across Differences: Why Culture, Power, Privilege Matter
Presented by CompassPoint
This workshop introduces a set of communication skills that you can use to work more effectively across differences of race, class, gender, and positional power in the organization.
Click HERE to register & call Thrive for your member discount code!

"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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