Providing mentoring, education and support for Montana families since 1986.

When kids thrive, we all thrive.

Who is Thrive?

Thrive is a community-based nonprofit organization, established in 1986, who believes that all children deserve the opportunity to succeed.

What Does Thrive Do?

Thrive provides local Gallatin Valley families with the resources, tools, and support they need to raise healthy, successful children. We provide mentoring, education, and support to children and families through signature programs designed right here in our community.

What is Thrive's Mission?

To ensure all children have the opportunity to succeed at school, at home, and in life.

Who Does Thrive Serve?

Thrive is proud to serve families of all ages and backgrounds. We provide programs for everyone from teen mothers to parents of high schoolers, as well as programs and activities for children ages birth to teen. Check out our upcoming events!

Where is Thrive?

Thrive is headquartered in the heart of downtown Bozeman, Montana and offers services throughout Gallatin County.

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  • Gym Day Bozeman

    March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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    An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 11, 2017

    Join the Fun at Bozeman Gym Days! Gym Days are a free, weekly event designed for parents and toddlers to have a place to go, socialize, and be able to actively play on cold Montana winter days! The Parent Place provides plenty of riding toys, tunnels, and balls for the kids to play with! The…

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  • Gym Day Belgrade

    March 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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    An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until May 10, 2017

    Join the Fun at Belgrade Gym Days! Gym Days are free, weekly events designed for parents and toddlers to have a place to go, socialize, and be able to actively play on cold Montana winter days! The Parent Place provides plenty of riding toys, tunnels, and balls for the kids to play with! The Bozeman…

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  • Big Sky GFAC Connection Evening

    March 30 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Join Thrive's Big Sky Girls for a Change team for a night of connection. This is a free event for girls in grades 9-12 and women in the Big Sky Area. It will be hosted at the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center. Come along for an evening of connection and inspiration, and to find out…

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  • Movie Showing of SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in The Digital Age

    April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

    Details about this SCREENAGERS showing in Bozeman: Bring the whole family along to a free viewing of SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in The Digital Age.  SCREENAGERS is the first feature documentary to explore the impact of screen technology on kids and to offer parents solutions that work. There will be a panelist discussion following the movie…

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  • Dynamite Dads in April: Fun with Pots and Plants

    April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Dynamite Dads is a free, monthly event that gives dads, father-figures and the kids they love the chance to bond. This month we’ll be potting and planting at Cashman's Nursery! Dinner is included. Come along to paint, pot and plant! We’ll provide dinner and Cashmans Nursery will provide the plants!  …

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  • 13th Annual Lily Ball

    April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    13th Annual Lily Ball Presented by Hilton Garden Inn April 21st | 6.30 PM Music | Cocktails | Auction | Dancing & More Reserve your tickets here| $150 per person

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March Thriver of the Month: Lori Swenson

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 What Thrivers say about our Thriver of the Month: “I would like to formally nominate Lori Swenson for Thriver of the Month. As a Parent Liaison in Big Sky, Lori has faced tremendous adversity on many fronts. Not only has she met these challenges head-on, but she has brought tremendous skill, expertise and professionalism to…

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March Mentor in the Spotlight: Hilary Johnson

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CAP Mentor at Hyalite Elementary School First year as a CAP match What her CAP Coordinator says: Congratulations on being one of our March 2017 Mentors in the Spotlight! We appreciate your commitment to your student and the CAP Program. Thank you for your dedication; not only are you a wonderful academic support for your CAP…

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Our generous sponsors

Our work is made possible by the many individuals and partners who donate their time, materials and energy to to the cause. Here are a few local businesses that continue to deserve our gratitude.