Services & Resources


Thrive will host several workshops and training for members and nonmembers to attend, all designed to provide in-depth learning opportunities in all aspects of organizational and business functioning. Subject matter experts will cover topics such as marketing and promotion, strategic planning, fundraising and investment seeking and succession planning. View our Events Calendar to learn of future training classes.

Executive Coaching

In addition to a series of educational workshops and training, members of Thrive (and limited opportunities for non-members) will have access to specialized coaching services from our partners.

Northern Illinois University Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies (NIU-NNGO) Executive Coaching for Nonprofit Leaders has created of team of professionals to help nonprofit executives. Thrive will host NIU-NNGO leaders who will provide members with free 30- minute consultations on designated days. Consultations will assist in guiding you in the direction that will grow and strengthen your nonprofit organization. These consultants have years of experience and expertise in a wide range of ways to assist your organization. Schedule your appointment today to meet with the coaching staff from NIU-NNGO to learn how to make your nonprofit organization strong and vibrant. 



SCORE has provided over 50 years of mentoring and education at no cost to many business owners and entrepreneurs. Thrive will host SCORE’s coaches every Monday for a free 30-minute coaching session to help you further your business. By meeting with SCORE’s volunteer coaches your business will grow in operations, relationships and professionalism. The coaching sessions can cover marketing, finance, management, relationship building, public speaking, leadership, and more. Sign up today to meet with the coaching staff from SCORE today.