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Benefits of MembershiP

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Promote Important Opportunities & Events

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


Attend Special Events & Community Forums

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


Connect with Nonprofit Executives at the Leadership Circle Luncheons

Thrive LCLs are exclusive to Thrive Member CEOs and EDs and provide the opportunity to engage with peers in a small trusted group setting. The intention is for participants to leave the meeting with increased perspective and nuggets of usable ideas and tactics around critical issues facing nonprofit leaders. 


Advertise Job Openings & Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for great new staff members? Send us your job posting and we will list your job opportunity on our Thrive job board for 30 days. Also, we will include it in our weekly job opportunities newsletter. 


Advocate for Issues Important to You

Participate in advocacy on important legislation that impacts local nonprofits and communities. Receive timely notification of legislation and public policy through our monthly Policy & Advocacy Newsletter. 

Learn more about Policy & Advocacy Initiative

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Represent your Organization to Hundreds of New Volunteers, Donors, and Board Members

We are committed to helping you engage community leaders and changemakers.

Thrive OnBoard program helps you recruit potential board members representing a wide range of talents and disciplines from across the community.

Thrive's Career Summit & Job Fair presents an opportunity for you to meet with highly qualified job seekers and volunteers who are interested in exploring both careers and short-term opportunities with nonprofits.

Who Can Become A Member?

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.  

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

“Programs have provided outstanding information. Networking with colleagues has been very valuable. It is beneficial to be able to tell donors we are members of Thrive.”
— Becky Cooper, ED, Friends for Youth