Welcome to Thrive, The Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County
A robust, trusted network of 200+ 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. Thrive unites the voice and influence of nonprofits, helps build their capacity, and enables effective cross-sector collaboration.
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.
To bridge nonprofits with other sectors (philanthropy, businesses, government) through networking, strong cross-sector partnerships, and by being a resource.
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.
Thrive Upcoming Events
Peninsula Family Service (PFS), the Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center (PCRC), and Thrive, The Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County invite you to help us explore the barriers and opportunities for civic participation at all levels of our community as we head towards the US Census and the critical elections in 2020.
Topic: Partnering to Lower Our Countywide Ecological Footprint
Collaborating with Established Organizations to Achieve Stronger Sustainability Program Results
Join us to learn about programs you can leverage and identify partnership opportunities and available resources that can strengthen the results of your grass roots, grass tops, and all green program - panels, movies, marches, incentives, get-out-the-vote, etc.
Topic: Topic: Equity Task Force
San Mateo-Foster City School Board Member Shara Watkins will present on the district’s Equity Task Force. She will discuss why it was created, the goals, and the current progress.
These trainings are designed to prepare non-governmental organizations to be able to effectively work with government by learning more about the emergency management system that first responders will be using during and after a disaster. The whole community - first responders, nonprofits, government agencies, faith-based groups, neighborhood groups, - will need to work together following a disaster for the most complete recovery.
Network, nosh, and celebrate our success! Come join us for great company, delicious Thai food, and holiday spirit.
Join Thrive for our third annual Holiday Mix & Mingle to build relationships with the government and meet your State Senate Candidates and Legislative Aides.