Individuals & Community Members

Thrive brings together nonprofit, government, business and community leaders with a shared commitment to strengthening the nonprofit sector, thereby improving the quality of life in our community.


Membership year 2018-2019 runs from July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019

($25/yr or $3/mo)

Must provide proof of current school enrollment.


($132/YR OR $13/MO)





Attend Special Events & Community Forums for Free

Explore important issues facing nonprofit organizations and local communities, discuss possible solutions with expert panels, and network with inspiring leaders. Free admission for Thrive Members. 

Open Thrive Event Calendar


Be the First to Know about New Job & Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for a new job in the nonprofit sector or volunteering opportunities to give back to your community? Take advantage of the Thrive Job Board and our weekly job newsletters to find new opportunities to advance your career.

As a member, you can also get access to the Fair Pay for Northern California Nonprofits: The 2018 Compensation & Benefits Survey Report.


Share Important Announcements with the Thrive Network

Share important announcements with our exclusive Thrive community network. The entire Thrive community benefits from your contribution of information about special offers, local events, workshops, funding opportunities, and reports.

Learn more how to submit an announcement


Advocate for Issues Important to You

Participate in Thrive Actions Groups (TAGs) to organize around important issue areas that impact local nonprofits and our communities where we live and work. Receive timely notification of legislation and public policy through our monthly Policy & Advocacy Newsletter.

Learn more about Policy & Advocacy

“I belong to several regional nonprofit alliances and Thrive far surpasses what is offered by others! I always look forward to their events and training because I know I will gain something valuable from the experience!”
— Rose Filicetti, Santa Cruz Connect: People, Ideas, and Resources


Membership is open to nonprofit organizations with 501(c)3 tax-exempt status, future nonprofits that are in the process of obtaining 501(c)3 status, businesses, government agencies, and individuals. Most member benefits extend to the entire membership though businesses, government agencies and individuals may not be eligible for discounts and resources developed specifically for nonprofit organizations. See fellow Thrive members! For further questions about membership and benefits, email

A sense of community is just one of many benefits Thrive provides to its members.  Thrive members also enjoy a higher profile and the ability to widely share the good work of their organization and individual engagement benefiting San Mateo County and the region.  


Can I pay my membership by check?

Yes, you can. Please contact or call 650-654-7993 to process.

How do I manage, edit, or cancel my membership?

Your membership payments will be processed by CommitChange. Monthly memberships can be cancelled or reactivated at any time and annual subscriptions are one-time payments. You can make changes to your subscription at any time through CommitChange or by calling our office.

Can I join anytime?

Yes! Thrive memberships are easily processed through our quick online payments system.

How long does my membership last for?

Thrive fiscal year starts from July to June of the following year. If you pay during the fiscal year, fees will not be prorated. You may also join as a month to month member as membership is not adjusted during the fiscal year. Thrive's annual membership dues are in June-July.

Be a Part of the Thrive Community - Become a Member Today!