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
The Bay Area Equity Atlas is a first-of-its-kind data and policy tool to track the state of equity across the region and drive solutions for inclusive prosperity. During this session, Sarah Treuhaft, who is a Managing Director at PolicyLink and the project lead for the Bay Area Equity Atlas, will share an overview of the Atlas, how people are using it, and how it can support San Mateo County community leaders in advancing equity.
Co-Chaired by the San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division, San Francisco Peninsula People Power, and Thrive Alliance.
Topic: Examining San Mateo County‘s adoption of the California Voters Choice Act: 2018 election cycle
Everyone is welcome.
Join Thrive's annual Networking Extravaganza to build more meaningful relationships with your peers and explore creative ways to close the network gap. Come prepared to learn and explore how you can build your cross-functional and cross-sector networks to help close this network gap - for yourself, for your employees, for your organization, and for your community.
Featured speaker: Jordan Medina, Social Impact Partnerships Manager, LinkedIn
Children & Education TAG
Topic: Maeve Johnston will be presenting the results of the Community Collaboration for Children’s Success Initiative of Get Healthy San Mateo County.
Topic: Food Waste Fiasco: Dealing with Packaging & Surplus Disposal.
From five food waste experts, 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: Wednesday, September 25, 2019