Welcome to Thrive, The Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County

A robust, cross-sector alliance of 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. In an increasingly technology-driven world, Thrive is real people, meeting real challenges, with real collaboration — on the ground, face-to-face, 200 strong and counting.

Thrive Programs

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.


Cross-Sector Collaboration

To bridge the nonprofits and other sectors (foundations, businesses, government) through networking, strong cross-sector partnerships, and by being a resource.

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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.

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