When families are strong & kids succeed, communities thrive
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.
For all children to have the opportunity to grow, succeed, and become valuable members of our community.
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Thrive is proud to serve families of all ages and backgrounds.
All Thrive programs and activities are free or low cost for community members from infants to parents and guardians.
See what people are saying about Thrive’s services!
The kids and I look forward to Dynamite Dads every month - it's our chance to do some great activities, meet new friends, and have some excellent bonding time. Plus, my wife loves having an evening free where she doesn't worry about dinner!
- Ephie Risho -
Dynamite Dads Parent
Volunteering as a CAP mentor has given me a clear understanding of the positive effect a community supported organization can have on our schools. The opportunity to learn and grow with an amazing young person for 10+ years has had a profound impact on my openness to new ideas and leadership skills.
- Stacey Scott -
Thrive is an amazing organization that is the pulse of the community. It's the superfood for the health of our community; a preventative measure that ensures Bozeman stays a strong community with a sense of place.
- Jeff Lusin -
Thrive Board of Directors
First Interstate Bank has been proud to support Thrive for over 15 years. We really value the support and programs they provide to children and families to help our communities remain strong. We have many bank employees volunteering their time with the CAP mentoring program and with board membership.
- Shelley Beal -
First Interstate Bank, Sponsor
What a great community partner! We are very fortunate these services are available to our kids and their families. And the only way to make Thrive and this community a better place...Volunteer!
- Wendy Tage -
Bozeman Public Schools Board
August 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join Thrive for a socially distanced, rocking good time in the park for a free family friendly concert featuring Music Together® with Kate & The AlleyKats! Music Together® is designed for children, ages birth to 6 years old, and their parents. Bring your picnic blanket and any small instruments you would like to jam along…
September 11 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Join Thrive on September 11th for Thrivin' at the Drive-In, a FREE family movie event! Pack your family into the car with blankets and pillows for a socially-distant celebration of Thriving Community Month! We'll be showing a favorite family film on Friday, September 11th at the Oak Street parking lot of the Gallatin County Fairgrounds.…
Thrive is hiring a CAP Coordinator! Thrive believes that when families are strong, children succeed, and communities thrive. The Child Advancement Project (CAP) is one of Thrive’s signature programs and is designed to increase success for all children in the Bozeman and Big Sky public schools by matching students (k-12) with community volunteers to engage…Read More
CAP Mentors of the Year: Sherry & Daniel Biggerstaff Sherry and Daniel Biggerstaff are a dynamic CAP Mentor duo and have been an incredible source of support to our community, and to the 10, Bozeman Public School students they have mentored throughout their 8+ years (and over 765 logged mentoring hrs!) with the CAP program. We love…Read More
Our generous sponsors
Our work is made possible by the many individuals and partners in our community who donate their time, materials and energy to to the cause. Here are a few local businesses that continue to deserve our gratitude.