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!
Food & Footprint: Sustainability in San Mateo County – How food leaders across the county are practicing sustainable & humane farming, decreasing our ecological footprint, and promoting healthy diets high in local, seasonal organic agriculture.
Anchored by Bart Charlow, CEO, Samaritan House and Heather Cleary, CEO Peninsula Family Service
Leadership Circle Luncheons are exclusive to Thrive member nonprofit Executive Directors and CEOs. Topic: Catalyzing New Investments in Silicon Valley Nonprofits
Join us on April 1 at 1:30 pm at the FOX Forum for a countywide Census launch event. Thrive and SAMCEDA are proud to co-host this San Mateo County Census 2020 countdown. Community leaders will learn how to make the April 2020 count a success, and will also be introduced to funding opportunities to support their outreach efforts.
Arts & Culture TAG meeting. Facilitated by Georgia Antonopoulos, Executive Director, Thrive.
This is our most anticipated forum every year! It is our intention that each Thrive Networking Extravaganza attendee will leave with a sense of connectedness to the larger nonprofit community and will have given and received a positive and valuable exchange.
Unlike many theatre companies, Dragon's theatre season runs January through December. This season highlights some very Dragon themes – demanding roles for actors and designers, excellent roles for women, and thought-provoking stories.
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.
Advance your career in the nonprofit sector! Are you a new nonprofit executive, manager, or emerging professional looking to enhance your resume and gain the skill set and resources needed to effectively manage an organization? The Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program is your answer. You will have the opportunity to learn from industry experts, explore your leadership style, develop your management skills, and gain a robust toolkit of the resources needed to excel and sustain yourself in a nonprofit career.
Opening Friday, February 22, with a reception from 7 to 9 pm, are three new exhibits. Maija Peeples-Bright brings to the Main Gallery a colorful and whimsical exhibition entitled Beasties Become Maija, curated by Cameron Brian of Transmission Gallery. East Gallery presents Skyline College Student Invitational, coordinated by Paul Bridenbaugh. In the West Gallery, Art Guild of Pacifica offers On the Road, a group exhibit from AGP artists.
Starting Feb 27, join environmental sustainability leaders and enthusiasts in the Peninsula to get social, enjoy nature, and broaden networks. Hitting trails 3:00 - 5:30 pm every other Wednesday, we’ll leisurely explore 10 San Mateo County Parks and brewery cuisine at 6:00 pm after each hike.
Witches. Prophesies. King. Queen. Love. Murder. You know the story, but you've never seen a production quite like this. Performed by a cast of eight, William Shakespeare's tragic tale of all-powerful ambition and consuming conscience takes on an entirely new life, focusing not only on WHAT propels us through life, but WHO. When power, family, and fate all intertwine, what choices do we make? And are those choices really up to us?
Gatepath's signature fundraiser supports children and adults with developmental disabilities to achieve their full potential. Please join us for this memorable evening!
Life changing degrees for busy adults! Join us to learn more about the accelerated evening and weekend Bachelor’s program at Notre Dame de Namur University.
Health Connected is changing the lives of young people every day. As a leading provider of school-based sexual health education in California, we provide cutting-edge programs that tackle the complex and constantly changing landscape of sexual health education.
The 2019 Opportunity Summit will gather over 300 change makers to focus on taking collective action for the most powerful pathways to economic security through cross-sector collaboration, ensuring the opportunity to thrive is a reality for all Bay Area residents.
Thrive News & Events Recap
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.
The first Thrive Community Forum of the year brought together nonprofit, public sector, and corporate leaders to discuss regional funding priorities for 2019 and beyond.
Hosting Leadership Circle Luncheons has become one of our favorite quarterly traditions. Last week, we brought together nonprofit executives and CEOs to discuss the growing nonprofit recruitment and retention challenge, explore creative solutions, and share success stories.
Co-Sponsored by Social Impact Advisory Group and Thrive Alliance. For those who missed this event, we compiled a short lists of preventive measures that can help keep your data secure - check them out.
We will bring legislative aides, public servants, and our local nonprofit leaders together to discuss how to most effectively work together on important issues for the benefit of our community. And of course, there will be plenty of time for networking and holiday cookies, homemade by Thrive's staff and board.
Last week, Thrive proudly hosted the second annual Nonprofit Career Summit & Job Fair to match local nonprofits with potential employees and volunteers. It was an amazing evening where dynamic connections were made. Early results show that a couple of job seekers were hired just a few days following the event - we look forward to hearing more stories unfold!
Our first Leadership Circle Luncheon of the season brought together a great group of nonprofit executives! We welcomed Superintendent-Elect Nancy Magee for a frank and forward-thinking discussion on how nonprofits can best facilitate school partnerships. More to come!
Thrive brought together nonprofit, public sector, and corporate leaders for a forum to build on the prior year's organizing activities of our Thrive Action Groups (TAGs). At this forum, we began creating policy and advocacy agendas for each of Thrive's five key issue areas. The overarching goal of the event was to provide roadmaps for key activities for TAGs to undertake to address the most pressing issues that affect local communities and how to coordinate this important work.
Box Skills Swap was a result of an exciting Thrive collaboration with Box.org. The goal was to create a space where their employees (Boxers) could offer their skills and expertise to collaborate with nonprofits on important projects to help them deliver on their missions.