Thriving Communities Impact and Reach
Our work has connected to and supported thriving community movements across the U.S. Each of our films makes an impact-both big and small.
The idea for Thriving Communities came from our founder Jerry Millhon, a nonprofit leader who wanted to help those making a meaningful impact within their communities tell their stories. Thriving Communities is a nonprofit organization based in Freeland, Washington that connects communities across the US through documentary films of remarkable people and organizations doing uncommon work for the common good. Our films communicate collaboration and problem-solving for the greater good to stimulate ideas and positive action.
We have produced films since 2012, underwritten by people who have the vision of a better world. We donate the films we create back to the organizations we feature and work with them to engage others through in-person or virtual film screenings to share and promote positive change.
The Whidbey Institute on Whidbey Island, outside of Seattle, WA., is our fiscal agent. We are a small operations team with advisors from all over the country.