Local Silicon Valley upcoming events - all in one place. Opportunities for professional development and networking, fundraising galas, community forums, art festivals, and so much more!
Co-Chaired by the San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division, San Francisco Peninsula People Power, and Thrive Alliance.
This will be a working meeting to plan strategies for outreach. We will be joined by the Census + Elections Working Group to coordinate outreach. Short presentation by Jonathan Stein of AAAJ about the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.
Everyone is welcome.
Land & Water Policy: Backing our Coastside Neighbors
Supporting the Protection, Management and Access to Western County’s Amazing Natural Resources
Speakers from POST, Mid Peninsula Regional Open Space, County Of San Mateo, San Mateo Resource Conservation District, and Pescadero High School.
Join us for a lunchtime discussion with Sally Petersen, Second Harvest Food Bank CFO and Nonprofit CFO of the Year, and Maya Tussing of Alesco Advisors on financial reserves best practices, investing tips and overall good financial governance to fulfill your philanthropic goals. Come and bring your questions to this interactive discussion.
Every Thursday, Skyline College will host a Free Community Market from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm in front of Building 4 in the center of campus. The purpose of the Free Community Market is to make it as easy as possible for Skyline College students and other community members to access healthy food.
The San Mateo County Arts Commission is developing a new strategic cultural plan for the County, and we are looking to the community to provide input as to what its needs and aspirations are for arts and culture in our County.
Sanchez Art Center is pleased to present three new exhibitions opening July 12: “Creative Sovereignty: Recent Works by Gerald Clarke”; “Along the Ohlone-Portola Trail” plein air works; and “Ancestry” by Art Guild of Pacifica artists.
Dragon Theatre Presents: The How and the Why; Two evolutionary biologists, one a graduate student, the other an established leader in her field, meet for the first time. What follows is a smart, complex work about men and women, genetics and genius, and the overwhelming power of biological connection.
Join us for this exciting upcoming opportunity to contribute your valuable input on how the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority (SFBRA) can better direct $25 million/ year of public funding to groups representing economically disadvantaged, Tribal, and other underrepresented communities.
Join us for an actionable, human-centered design thinking workshop on the topic of how we might help nonprofits be sustainable given the reality of increasing costs to operate. By the end of the session, we aim for every participant to walk away with at least one tangible action to help increase organizational sustainability within the next 6 months, and to have made friends and collaborators in this journey.
NewGround Theatre Dance Company announces the debut of a new production that combines movement, sound and imagery to highlight the three powerful “seeds” – breath, mind and voice – all humans share. Star Seed offers a vision of the world in which we focus on similarities, rather than the differences that generate conflict and intolerance.
Join us for a panel discussion that will address critical questions about guaranteed income. Whether you are a funder interested in learning more about potentially supporting guaranteed income pilots or a practitioner advocating for increased government resources to address the racial wealth gap, this session will help you gain a deeper understanding of how guaranteed income is being used in different ways for different populations, how it maps against principles of equity, and how it can be an asset-building strategy.
Please join Amy Johnson and Tara O’Grady of Project Giving Kids (PGK) for a discussion and working session around youth and family volunteering. This workshop will provide you with research, examples, and tools for developing engaging and useful volunteer opportunities for kids, teens, and families.
Join San Mateo Police Activities League for their 20th Annual PAL Golf Tournament on Monday, September 9, 2019 at Green Hills Country Club. This charity tournament is held to raise funds to support their positive youth development programming, and services, they provide for low or at no cost to their PAL families. Don't miss the opportunity to play at this world-famous golf course, by architect Dr. Alister MacKenzie, for our PAL kids!
Thrive News & Events Recap
State Senator Scott Wiener came to discuss what is foremost in many of our minds as we try to recruit and retain employees: Housing the Nonprofit Workforce and Clients - Opportunities and Challenges.
Last week, Thrive, in partnership with CEN and SVCN, proudly hosted the 5th annual OnBoard Match event in San Carlos to connect nonprofits with potential board members. It was an amazing evening showcasing incredible people working to make our community a better place.
Last week, on February 26, 2019, Atkinson Foundation, Give Local Silicon Valley, Sand Hill Foundation, Sunlight Giving, and Thrive Alliance brought philanthropy, nonprofit, corporate, and public leaders together for a unique gathering to learn more about needs and challenges of North San Mateo County communities, explore creative solutions, and discuss potential partnerships to strengthen the region.