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.
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.
When famed Victorian explorer Melford Pumbleshire is torn to pieces by something horrible and unseen while on safari in deepest, darkest Africa, his redoubtable fiancé Euphonia Riggstone must lead an expedition to put his unquiet spirit to rest. This globetrotting adventure comedy has romance, betrayal, an amnesiac ghost, perfidious cultists, and a Lovecraftian tentacle monster.
Anchored by Bart Charlow, CEO, Samaritan House
Join us to craft a strong message about the housing crisis of the nonprofit workforce and a discussion on how best to bring that to the attention of City and County Governments.
The San Mateo County Arts Commission and Thrive, the Alliance of Nonprofits of San Mateo County
is proud to present a workshop: The Power to Create Change by Ron P. Muniera, Vice President, Californians for the Arts.
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! Convenient and affordable offerings at the NDNU Belmont or Tracy Campus, as well as Cañada and Mission Colleges!
Co-Chaired by the San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division, San Francisco Peninsula People Power, and Thrive Alliance.
Special Guest Mindy Romero, Director, California Civic Engagement Project, Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California, will present the results of her report and demonstrate the siting tool.
Everyone is welcome.
Opening Friday, May 31, with a reception from 7 to 9 pm, are three new exhibits. The Main Gallery presents Insight: Paintings by Mike Henderson. In East Gallery, the Fog Fest Invitational presents photography by Fog Fest Photo Contest award winners and judges, while in the West Gallery, Art Guild of Pacifica offers a group show on the theme of Unconscious.
PLAN Now. WORK Together. BE Ready.
Join us for a FREE Emergency Preparedness Event on June 5 for seniors and individuals with disabilities!
Join HIP Housing's Annual Luncheon on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the SFO Marriott in Burlingame. Featuring Special Guest Speaker, Father Gregory Boyle. HIP Housing will also be celebrating the Home Sharing Program's 40th anniversary of providing an affordable housing option in San Mateo County.
Joint TAG meeting - Conversation with State Senator Scott Wiener: Housing the Nonprofit Workforce and Clients - Opportunities and Challenges
Joint TAG meeting - Conversation with State Senator Scott Wiener: Housing the Nonprofit Workforce and Clients - Opportunities and Challenges.
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.
Ground Theatre Dance Company will be presenting the new choreography from Star Seed as well as previews of work in development by members of NewGround. Artists can bring materials and respond visually to the performance. They are invited to display the resulting work at Canada Theater for the performance July 29 and August 3.
Climate & Energy Policy: Carbon Cutbacks in San Mateo County
Dulce Ceballos Arias, HS senior / leader, Youth vs. Apocalypse (education) – Green New Deal
Diane Bailey, ED, Menlo Spark (nonprofit) – Silicon Valley fossil free buildings
Charlsie Chang, Legislative Analyst, Peninsula Clean Energy (government) – CA clean energy policy
Rachael Londer, Energy Specialist, San Mateo County (government) – county green building codes
Robert Steele, Congressional Liaison, Citizens’ Climate Lobby (nonprofit) – federal carbon tax
PLAN Now. WORK Together. BE Ready.
Join us for a FREE Emergency Preparedness Event on June 26 for seniors and individuals with disabilities!
Did you know that San Mateo County’s Soul Stroll for Health is coming back this year? Since 2002, Soul Stroll has established itself as a popular community engagement event, targeting communities of color, which focuses on important health issues.
Clean Energy & Transformation: Galvanizing Innovation for Our Community and All Who Live Here
Join experts and local leaders to address the future of clean transportation and innovation for our climate, our community and all who live here. Special guest speakers and panelists will discuss the impact of climate on our region; the future of clean transportation; the economic benefits of clean energy and how to DriveForward Electric.
Stephen Zoepf, Executive Director of the Center for Automotive Research at Stanford
Dave Pine, President, Board of Supervisors
Jan Pepper, CEO Peninsula Clean Energy
Jenny Suckale, Assistant Professor of Geophysics
Physician and bestselling author, Andrew Weil, is a leader in the fields of health, wellness, and integrative medicine. Internationally recognized for his view on healthy living, aging, and the future of healthcare, Dr. Weil was named one of the "world's 100 most influential people" and one of the "25 most influential Americans" by Time.
Please join San Mateo PAL & Stride for Awareness for their annual 5k Run/Walk for Student Health and Mental Wellness on Saturday, May 11th, 9:00 am at Coyote Point Park. Price includes parking, goody bags, finisher medals, and t-shirts. Come run or walk for a great cause!
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.
There are more than $600B of nonprofit loans outstanding in the US, making it one of the largest loan markets. Were these strategic expansion plans or desperate measures? Do lenders hold nonprofits to a different standard? When is it a good idea to borrow, and when to stay away? Come and bring your questions to this interactive discussion.
Join us for JobTrain’s 35th annual Breakfast of Champions celebration. This uplifting event will be held on the morning of May 3, 2019. You’ll hear first-hand how JobTrain changes lives - helping our students move from poverty to financial stability by teaching job and life skills and so much more.
Have some free fun by walking in anytime and volunteering for 30 minutes or up to 4 hours to make Easy Meal Care Bags for families and children. These bags of comforting food are shared with families who are bedside at a hospital with a critically ill child. Volunteer to fill bags with food, make care-tags and/or decorate greetings cards.
Silicon Valley's Can't-Miss Networking Event: Matching Nonprofits with Board Members
Register to attend an OnBoard Match event near you to learn and network with a well respected group of executives and board members representing many great local nonprofits. Talk with them about their work, their challenges, and passions. You may become their next board member!
2019 is here, is your organization ready to implement the new FASB reporting requirements for nonprofits? Are you in the process of implementing these standards, but still have some concerns or questions that haven’t been resolved? Hear from CPAs from Abbott, Stringham & Lynch as they discuss the major provisions of the new rules, showcase key examples, and focus on practical steps for implementing the changes at your organization.
Is it hard for you to sell your art? Do you think that being a good sales person requires you to be pushy or manipulative? Are you confused about what to do or say when someone walks into your studio to look at your work? Do you frequently wonder how the art sales process works and how to do it right? If you answered YES to any of these questions then this workshop is for you!
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.
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.
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.
Leadership Circle Luncheons are exclusive to Thrive member nonprofit Executive Directors and CEOs. Topic: Catalyzing New Investments in Silicon Valley Nonprofits
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?
As part of our shared efforts to ensure an accurate census count in our region, Silicon Valley Community Foundation has partnered with Do Big Things to offer a training to help Bay Area nonprofit organizations have a stronger digital infrastructure to develop more effective outreach and marketing for the 2020 Census.
Please Join HEART and Meriwest Mortgage for a free First-Time Homebuyer Workshop. HEART and Meriwest Mortgage partnered together to offer a downpayment assistance program to help first time homebuyers in San Mateo County buy a home with 5% down and no PMI. You may buy a market rate house, townhouse, or condo up to $795,187 anywhere in the County with this special program. We'll also have a representative realtor on hand to talk about what might be available in this challenging real estate market and how to make a successful offer.
Commute.org and the Spare the Air Resource Team invite San Mateo County employers and Employee Transportation Coordinators to our joint event in South San Francisco. Attendees will learn about carpool and vanpool incentives from employers throughout the county and will be treated to an update regarding managed lanes by keynote speaker, Mr. Tony V. Harris (Managing Partner of pointC and former Chief Deputy Director of Caltrans).
In this class we will explore the basic elements of common nonprofit financial statements and will identify tips to better understand what they mean and how they can be used to determine the health of an organization. In addition, we will review basic "financial jargon" and will discuss the nuances of accounting in the nonprofit sector.
Join us for a session to dive deeper into these questions and get you on the path towards using them more efficiently and effectively. We'll spend the first part of the session reviewing the basics of CRMs, best practices to think about as you are implementing them, as well as highlight some example use cases.
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.
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.
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.