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OnBoard Match - San Carlos
Apr
24
5:00 PM17:00

OnBoard Match - San Carlos

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!

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Roundtable Discussion "Borrowing for Nonprofits:  Strategic or Stupid"
May
8
11:30 AM11:30

Roundtable Discussion "Borrowing for Nonprofits: Strategic or Stupid"

  • Sobrato Center for Nonprofits - Redwood Shores, Bay Room (map)
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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.

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Environment & Sustainability TAG: The Future of Transportation
May
15
8:30 AM08:30

Environment & Sustainability TAG: The Future of Transportation

  • Shoreway Conference Room, Sobrato Center for Nonprofits (map)
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CLEAN ENERGY & TRANSFORMATION: Galvanizing Innovation for Our Community and All Who Live Here

A Peninsula Family Services Thought Leader Series Presentation

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.

Featured Speaker: Stephen Zoepf, Executive Director of the Center for Automotive Research at Stanford

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Voter Education and Outreach Advisory Committee
Apr
17
10:30 AM10:30

Voter Education and Outreach Advisory Committee

  • Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, Redwood Shores, Shoreway Conference Room (map)
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Special Guest Mindy Romero, Director, California Civic Engagement Project, Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California, will present turnout results for Voter’s Choice Act. We will also discuss new voting machines; new vote center locations; county outreach and education; and leveraging SMC Census 2020 activities to election activities. Everyone is welcome.

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Census + Elections Strategy Work Group
Apr
10
10:00 AM10:00

Census + Elections Strategy Work Group

  • Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, Redwood Shores, Harbor Conference Room (map)
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Census + Elections Strategy Work Group

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Everyone Counts: Census 2020 Community Launch
Apr
1
1:30 PM13:30

Everyone Counts: Census 2020 Community Launch

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.

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Serving Families & Children in Need: Focus on North San Mateo County
Feb
26
9:30 AM09:30

Serving Families & Children in Need: Focus on North San Mateo County

  • South San Francisco Council Chambers, Community Room Municipal Services Center (map)
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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.

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Tax Time Matters
Jan
25
9:30 AM09:30

Tax Time Matters

  • Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, Redwood Shores, Bay Room (map)
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For most of us, tax time is a stressful time, but for many in our communities it can be life changing…in a good way! Join us to learn about the life changing effects of tax time, a new and improved California Earned Income Tax Credit as well as where to find free tax preparation assistance in San Mateo County and beyond. We’re not kidding…it really is free!

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Holiday Mix & Mingle: Meet Your Legislative Aides
Dec
6
4:00 PM16:00

Holiday Mix & Mingle: Meet Your Legislative Aides

  • Sobrato Center for Nonprofits - Redwood Shores - Shoreway Conference Room (map)
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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.

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Safety Net Convening
Nov
8
11:30 AM11:30

Safety Net Convening

  • Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, San Jose (map)
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Thrive and the Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits will bring together safety net agencies of San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties for a special convening to discuss how to strengthen the work in emergency assistance and safety net services and broaden the understanding of regional issues that affect vulnerable and underserved populations.

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Nonprofit Career Summit & Job Fair
Nov
1
5:30 PM17:30

Nonprofit Career Summit & Job Fair

  • Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, Redwood Shores, Shoreway Conference Room (map)
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Looking for a job? Meet your next employer at Thrive's Career Summit & Job Fair!
Register now so you can:

  • Find a new opportunity you are passionate about 

  • Get a better job 

  • Meet new people and get connected 

  • Get your headshot taken to update your LinkedIn profile.

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Nonprofit Career Summit & Job Fair
Nov
1
5:30 PM17:30

Nonprofit Career Summit & Job Fair

  • Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, Redwood Shores, Shoreway Conference Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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!

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