Tuesday, July 7 – Friday, July 10, 2020

*12:45pm Start Time on Wednesday, July 8

The Town & Country Philanthropy Summit is our annual celebration of T&C’s mission to spread hope, celebrate heroism, and better the world by effecting positive change. This year’s summit—our first ever virtual series—was inspired by Town & Country’s Summer 2020 Philanthropy Issue and included four days of intimate conversations with remarkable humanitarians on topics including education and activism, which have never been more relevant.

Featuring Darren Walker, Robert F. Smith, Matthew & Camila McConaughey, Bethenny Frankel, and Scooter Braun & Emma Gonzalez.
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FROM JULY 7th

Darren Walker

President, The Ford Foundation
IN CONVERSATION WITH

Ava DuVernay

Filmmaker and Founder, ARRAY
“The 24-Hour Philanthropy Cycle”
When the world changes, so does giving. What does it mean to be a philanthropist during a crisis?
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FROM JULY 7TH

Darren Walker

President, The Ford Foundation
IN CONVERSATION WITH

Ava DuVernay

Filmmaker and Founder, ARRAY
“The 24-Hour Philanthropy Cycle”
When the world changes, so does giving. What does it mean to be a philanthropist during a crisis?
WATCH THE REPLAY
FROM JULY 8TH

Robert F. Smith

Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Vista Equity Partners
IN CONVERSATION WITH

Van Jones

CEO of the REFORM Alliance, TV Host, Author
“The Cost of a Conscience”
Robert Smith has focused his philanthropy on issues close to his heart—it’s a more unique and nuanced strategy than you might expect.
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FROM JULY 8th

Robert F. Smith

Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Vista Equity Partners
IN CONVERSATION WITH

Van Jones

CEO of the REFORM Alliance, TV Host, Author
“The Cost of a Conscience”
Robert Smith has focused his philanthropy on issues close to his heart—it’s a more unique and nuanced strategy than you might expect.
WATCH THE REPLAY
FROM JULY 9th

Matthew & Camila McConaughey

Co-Founders, Just Keep Livin Foundation
IN CONVERSATION WITH

Jennifer Childress

Area Development Director, UNCF Los Angeles
“Extracurricular Activities”

Investing in the success of American kids isn’t just a hobby for Matthew and Camila Alves McConaughey, it’s a way of life.
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FROM JULY 9TH

Matthew & Camila McConaughey

Co-Founders, Just Keep Livin Foundation
IN CONVERSATION WITH

Jennifer Childress

Area Development Director, UNCF Los Angeles
“Extracurricular Activities”
Investing in the success of American kids isn’t just a hobby for Matthew and Camila Alves McConaughey—it’s a way of life.
FRIday, July 10th
1:30 PM EDT

Gretchen Carlson

Journalist, Author, and Advocate
"Too Big to Fail?"
How established philanthropies manage fundraising in the time of crisis.
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FROM July 10th

Scooter Braun

Music Executive, Philanthropist, and Founder of SB Projects

Emma Gonzalez

Gun Control Advocate, March for Our Lives Co-Founder and Parkland Survivor
IN CONVERSATION WITH

Stellene Volandes

Editor in Chief, Town & Country
“Activism Across the Generational Divide”
Established philanthropists have set a strong course for the next generation, but there are lessons they can learn from them, too.
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FROM JULY 10th

Scooter Braun

Music Executive, Philanthropist, and Founder of SB Projects

Emma Gonzalez

Gun Control Advocate
IN CONVERSATION WITH

Stellene Volandes

Editor in Chief, Town & Country
“Activism Across the Generational Divide”
Established philanthropists have set a strong course for the next generation, but there are lessons they can learn from them, too.
WATCH THE REPLAY
FROM JULY 10th 

Bethenny Frankel

Philanthropist, Entrepreneur, Author, Producer
IN CONVERSATION WITH

Gretchen Carlson

Journalist, Author & Advocate
“Pivoting with Purpose”
Global emergencies can reset philanthropic priorities in an instant. How do we stay nimble in times of need?

If we can’t be together, we will come together – stronger than ever.

Tuesday, July 7 – Friday, July 10, 2020
12:30 – 1:30pm EDT Daily*

*12:45pm Start Time on Wednesday, July 8

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“The Beauty of Giving Back” Instagram Live

Wednesday, July 8th
3:00 PM EDT

Natural wellness guru Hope Smith talks with Town & Country editor in chief Stellene Volandes about philanthropy as an integral part of self-care.

Tune in via Instagram Live @stellenevolandes.

Citi Private Bank serves worldly individuals and families who harness knowledge, experience, and relationships beyond borders and across cultures to help create economic progress for their communities and change the world for the better. Since 1812, Citi has provided customized private banking services that enable our clients to meet the world’s toughest challenges and embrace its greatest opportunities.

Our services include personalized strategic planning and investment advice to help clients, and future generations, bring their philanthropic mission to life and create meaningful impact. Private Banking for Global Citizens.

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CTIA Wireless Foundation champions wireless for good. Catalyst, its competitive grants program, accelerates the work of social entrepreneurs tackling critical health and wellness challenges in American communities.    

The Catalyst 2020 Winners use wireless technology to power innovative, compassionate solutions to issues such as veteran and teen mental health and opioid addiction.

As we adjust to the new realities presented by the coronavirus pandemic, the need for wireless-enabled personalized care and human connection has proven essential.  

CTIA Wireless Foundation is catalyzing the ability of innovators to equip American communities with the tools to improve health and wellness.  

Learn more at www.wirelessfoundation.org.

Chantecaille

For over 20 years, Chantecaille has pioneered a luxurious standard in the world of botanical skincare and cosmetics. Founder and CEO Sylvie Chantecaille’s belief in the healing power of plants informs the company’s scientifically innovative approach and its growth into a global brand. Sylvie’s passion for nature also fuels Chantecaille’s philanthropy platform. In 2006, the Monarch butterflies in her garden inspired her to create an eyeshadow to support conservationists working to protect them. Since then, Chantecaille has launched 29 collections benefitting causes from oceans and forests to bees, elephants, and wild horses, giving a voice to some of the planet’s most urgent environmental needs.

Chantecaille's limited-edition Summer Lip Veil benefits Elephant Family, an NGO that protects Asian elephants in their habitat. Shop to support the cause here.

Learn more at Chantecaille.com

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NewYork-Presbyterian

NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the nation’s most comprehensive integrated academic health care delivery systems, dedicated to providing the highest-quality, most compassionate care and service to patients in the New York metropolitan area, nationally, and throughout the globe. In collaboration with two renowned medical schools, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NewYork-Presbyterian is consistently recognized as a leader in medical education, groundbreaking research, and innovative, patient-centered clinical care. This is due in large part to the generosity and support of our donors.

Learn more about how NewYork-Presbyterian cares for patients and their families at nyp.org.

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Switzerland Tourism

Switzerland is a unique destination where visitors can explore four cultures all in one place: German, French, Italian, and Romansh. Switzerland residents lead a sustainable lifestyle and promote their sustainability commitment to all visitors. For example, all Swiss regions are easily accessible by train thanks to Swiss National Railways, which generates 90 percent of its electricity from hydropower.

The country is a global leader in sustainability, ranking #1 internationally in the Environmental Performance Index (EPI). A perfect escape for winter and summer enthusiasts alike, the Alpine mountains cover a whopping 65 percent of the country’s total surface area. From skiing to vast hiking trails and breathtaking walking routes, these scenic treks can be combined with a swim in one of Switzerland’s 1,500 lakes and rivers.

Learn more at MySwitzerland.com

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Gulfstream

Gulfstream is committed to strengthening communities in which we live, work, and play. In 2019, Gulfstream’s community investments included support for over 100 nonprofit organizations around the world, more than 700 Student Leadership Program participants, and over 60 Gulfstream-sponsored volunteer events.

In addition to our philanthropic efforts, Gulfstream is focused on sustainability and protecting the environment for our communities as well as the health and well-being of future generations.

At Gulfstream, we are invested in serving as good stewards of our local communities around the world for today…and tomorrow.

Learn more at Gulfstream.com

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Charitybuzz

Charitybuzz is the leading auction site for cause, bringing high-net-worth bidders around the world incredible, once-in-a-lifetime experiences and luxury items. To date, we have helped raise more than $400 million for 4,500 non-profit organizations.

We recently partnered with Hearst Magazines Luxury & Design Collection, which encompasses ELLE DECOR, House Beautiful, Town & Country, and VERANDA, for “Design Unites,” a charitable auction designed to bring awareness to committed nonprofits and give back in a big way. Design Unites launched in support of Habitat for Humanity New York City raising over $100,000 for the organization’s Emergency Housing Response fund and New Yorkers affected by COVID-19.

Through the broader Design Unites initiative, the final round of lots is supporting the Black Artists + Designers Guild, a nonprofit organization that aims to amplify the art, projects and voices of Black creators and makers. Check out the social buzz via #DesignUnites.

Bid today at Charitybuzz.com/designunites through July 21.

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Tito's Handmade Vodka

For over 20 years, Tito’s Handmade Vodka has been making a product that brings people together both in celebration and times of reflection. As the individuals who make up this company, our hearts are breaking for our friends, partners, and communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. For many years, our “Love, Tito’s” program has supported nonprofits across the country through event sponsorships, service projects, grants and donations at local and national levels. During this time, we are continuing to support nonprofits, evolving our approach to meet unfolding needs safely and quickly.

Learn more at TitosVodka.com

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