Welcome to Thrive, The Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County
A robust, trusted network of 200+ nonprofit organizations, government entities, foundations, businesses, and community leaders with a shared commitment to strengthening the nonprofit sector, thereby improving the quality of life in San Mateo County. Thrive unites the voice and influence of nonprofits, helps build their capacity, and enables effective cross-sector collaboration.
Policy & Advocacy
To unite the voice and influence of nonprofits by monitoring the policy landscape, communicating potential changes, and advocating for the overall health of the sector and community.
To bridge nonprofits with other sectors (philanthropy, businesses, government) through networking, strong cross-sector partnerships, and by being a resource.
Nonprofit Capacity Building
To build the capacity of nonprofits to help them solve the most urgent challenges that impact their work and ability to meet their clients’ needs.
Thrive Upcoming Events
Topic: Food Waste Fiasco: Dealing with Packaging & Surplus Disposal.
Learn about policy options and scalable programs to redistribute unused food and reduce plastic packaging. Open discussion will focus on how advocacy and leadership can accelerate existing solutions and waste reduction results.
Thrive is excited to partner with Box for the second annual Box.org Skills Swap. The goal is to create a space where their employees (Boxers) can offer their skills and expertise to collaborate with you on an important project that will help you better meet your mission and for them to learn more about your work.
Deadline to submit project requests: Friday, October 4, 2019
Join Sally Petersen, Nonprofit CFO of the Year, and Maya Tussing, Partner with Fairlight Advisors, for a lunchtime discussion on why operating reserves are critical to the long-term success of a nonprofit and how your nonprofit can work toward building a suitable cash cushion.
California Civic Engagement Project at USC's Sol Price School of Public Policy has published its report Examining San Mateo County’s Adoption of the California Voter’s Choice Act. At this meeting, we will be discussing the results of the study so that it can inform outreach strategies for March 2020. Please review the study in advance.
Looking for a job? Meet your next employer at Thrive's Career Summit & Job Fair! Register now so you can:
Find a new opportunity you are passionate about
Get your headshot taken to update your LinkedIn profile
Receive feedback on your resume
Peninsula Family Service (PFS), the Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center (PCRC), and Thrive, The Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County invite you to help us explore the barriers and opportunities for civic participation at all levels of our community as we head towards the US Census and the critical elections in 2020.