The Matthews Group encourages volunteerism and support of organizations and diverse causes of as a part of our culture.  The list is ever changing, as are we.

Agriculture / FOOD

Alliance for Green Revolution (AGRA)

Crop Trust     Svalbard Global Seed Vault    croptrust.org

Maine Farmland Trust     mainefarmlandtrust.org

The Moll Farm     Sustainable Generational Farming

The Morrish Farm - Wiscasset, Maine

One Gun Ranch     Biodynamic farming in Malibu, CA.    1gunranch.com

Yieldwise Food Loss

 

Animal Welfare/Conservation

Cheetah Conservation Fund

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust     thedswt.org

International Elephant Foundation

 

Arts

Arts Council

BV Choral

OPAS

 

Associations

Center for Retailing Studies

Certified B Corporation

Family Offices Group

 

Aviation

The American Air Museum in Britain

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Bush Pilot Network

Gulfstream Aeropspace

Mooney Aircraft Owners Association

Seaplane Pilots

 

Bibliofilia

Fellowship of American Bibliopolic Societies

 

Camps

Chewonki     Wiscasset, ME     chewonki.org
Camp Wandawega

 

Boating

The Museum of Yachting - Newport, Rhode Island

 

Child Welfare

BV Adoption Services - Kim Schaums

Hope Pregnancy Center

Scotty's House

 

Croquet

Scottish Croquet Association

 

Education

Chancellor's Century Council

Phillips Academy Andover

Yale

 

Environment

1% For The Planet

4 Ocean     4ocean.com

350.org

Alexandra Cousteau / Blue Legacy

American Hiking Society

Appalachian Mountain Club

Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES)

Audubon Society

Bardenas Relaes Natural Park     UNESCO-protected nature preserve

Big Bend Conservation Alliance .org

Big Wood Backcountry Trails

Blancpain-Ocean-Commitment.com

Blue Legacy International     alexandreacousteau.com

Blue Marine Foundation     bluemarinefoundation.com

Breakthrough Institute

CG/24 Conservation Project

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Clearwater Initiative     y.co

Conservation International    conservation.org

Coral Restoration Foundation    coralrestoration.org

Crop Trust   Svalbard Global Seed Vault    croptrust.org

The Chewonki Foundation

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust     thedswt.org

Defenders of Wildlife

Ducks Unlimited

Earth Day

Earth Watch Institute

Eastern National

Ecotrust

Environmental Defense Fund

Everglades Foundation     evergladesfoundation.org

Global Fishing Watch     globalfishingwatch.org

Global Sustainable Tourism Council    gstcouncil.org

Grenadines Preservation Fund     svgpf.com

Half Earth Project     half-earthproject.org

Leave No Trace Center For Outdoor Ethics

Lonely Whale Foundation     lonelywhale.org

Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners

Monaco Foundation     fpa2.com

Mojave Desert Land Trust     mdlt.org

Nantucket Preservation Trust (NPT)

National Outdoor Leadership School (N.O.L.S.)

National Parks Conservation Association

National Park Foundation

National Wildlife Federation

Natural Resources Defense Council

The Nature Conservancy

Tiffany & Co. Foundation     tiffanyandcofoundation.org

Oceana

Oceano

Ocean Conservancy

The Ocean Project

Ocean Research & Conservation Association

Ozark National Scenic Riverways

Plastic Oceans Foundation     plasticoceans.org

Polar Bears International

Rainforest Alliance

Riverkeeper     riverkeeper.org

Save The Redwoods League

Sconset Trust     sconsettrust.org

Sea Legacy      sealegacy.org

Sierra Club

Surfers Against Sewage     sas.org.uk

Surfrider Foundation

Swellbottle.com

Tara Expeditions Foundation     taraexpeditions.org

Union of Concerned Scientist

Waterkeepers Alliance

The Wilderness Society

Wildflower Center

The World Ocean Network

World Wildlife Federation

Yosemite Conservancy

 

Events/Festivals

Amelia Island Concourse

Armadillo Dash

Atlantic Cup     Charleston, South Carolina

British Polo Day     britishpoloday.com

Burning Man

Carolina Cup - Camden, South Carolina     carolina-cup.org

Charleston Cup Steeplechase - Charleston, South Carolina

The Daffodil Festival - Nantucket, Mass.

Goodwood Festival of Speed

Goodwood Revival

The Hampton Classic Horse Show - Bridgehampton, NY

The Harriman Cup

Head of The Charles Regatta - Boston, Mass.

International Surfing Day - June 20th

Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance

Lyford Cay Design Weekend

National Trails Day

The Round Hill Highland Games - Norwalk, Connecticut Tartan Week

Surviving & Thriving

The Tweed Run     London, England     tweedrun.com   

Virginia Gold Cup     Warrenton, Virginia

World Economic Forum     Davos - Klosters,  Switzerland     wefroum.org

World Ocean's Day

 

Family Offices

Family Offices Group

 

Film Making

Film & TV Professionals

Filmmakers

Panavision Professionals

TFTP Texas Film and Tape Professionals

 

Fraternal

Delta Chi Fraternity

Freemasonry

Rotary Club

Sons of The American Revolution

 

Human Services

Amnesty International USA

Ashoka

Brazos Valley Food Bank

Feed     feedprojects.com

Habitat For Humanity

International Campaign for Tibet

Kiva

Mercy Corps

Race for Tibet

Reporters Without Borders

Unicef

World Bank

 

Medical

Crestview Methodist Retirement Community

Pink Alliance     pinkalliance.org

Sid Peterson Memorial Hospital

St. Joseph Foundation

 

Military

The American Air Museum in Britain

Civil Air Patrol

Sons of the American Revolution

Tuskegee Airmen National Museum

 

Motorsports

Goodwood Festival of Speed

L.O.S.T. - Lotus Owners of South Texas

Porsche Club of America

Sports Car Club of America

 

Mountaineering

Mountaineers

 

Museums

Children's Museum

The Chinati Foundation

The Frick Museum - New York

Museum City of New York - New York

The Museum of Fine Arts - Houston

Museum of Modern Art - Houston

Museum of Natural History - Houston

Natural Science Museum

 

Music

Creative String Players

 

Polo

Aspen Snow Polo     Aspen, Co.

The Harriman Cup     

Kitzbuhel Snow Polo Championship     Austria

USPA United State Polo Association

Veuve Cliquot Polo Classic                    NYC

 

Preservation

National Trust For Historic Preservation

UNESCO     United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

 

Professional

American Association of Advertising Agencies

 

Racquet Sports

US Squash

 

Religious / Spiritual

Christian Surfers

Meditation Society

Methodist Church

Plum Village

Presbyterian Church

Salvation Army

 

Rowing

Harvard Yale Regatta

Head of The Charles Regatta - Boston, Mass.

Henley Royal Regatta

US Rowing Association

 

Sailing

Harvest Moon Regatta

National Safe Boating Council

Newport Bermuda Race

Rolex MIddle Sea Race     rolexmiddlesearace.com

US Sailing

US Sailing Team

World Executives Sailing Club

 

Shooting Sports

National Skeet Shooting Association

 

Skiing

Aspen Skiing Company

 

Social

Junior League

The Mayflower Foundation

The Society of the Descendants of the Founding Fathers of New England

 

Sororities

Kappa Kappa Gamma

Delta Delta Delta

Alpha Delta Pi

 

Steeplechase

Carolina Hunt Cup

National Steeplechase Association

Maryland Hunt Cup

Steeplechase of Charleston

 

World Vision

The Aspen Institute

 

YOGA

Bhaktifest

Kripalu

Shaktifest