The Scudder Association Foundation is dedicated to the perpetuation of a two century tradition of “Service to Others”, support for the Scudder family founded hospitals in southern India, the promotion of education in the social / religious arts & medical sciences and the preservation of Scudder family history.

The Foundation reached it’s 2:1 Matching goal of $20,000 and is continuing our Campaign to Support the Opening of a Maternity Hospital in the Jawadhi Hills of South India. Campaign Ends December 24th.

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Service to Others

The Scudder Association Foundation’s commitment to Philanthropy has a 200+ year history and continues today with a strong focus on serving others through health and education initiatives.

Family History

The Scudder Association Foundation mission includes the preservation of our family history. Over the past 100 years the inspiring, daring, heroic, amusing, swashbuckling, even glamorous stories of our relatives have been collected by devoted historians.

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Become a member or renew your membership to the Scudder Association, one of the oldest and most accomplished family charitable organizations in the United States.

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The Scudder Association Foundation has long supported those seeking careers in medicinesocial services and spiritual guidance. The Foundation also promotes the preservation of our family history and records.

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Jawadhi Hills Thank You

Jawadhi Hills Thank You

To those who have provided support, we thank you.  We reached our matching gift challenge of $20,000 but it’s not over yet! We are still accepting donations until Christmas. After Ida Scudder bore witness to the deaths of three expectant mothers in 1894, she determined, “I could not bear to think of these young girls as dead…I must go home and study medicine and come back to India to help such women.” 

Cutting-edge Scudders, Building Bridges to People Who Were Different

Cutting-edge Scudders, Building Bridges to People Who Were Different

The early immigrant Scudders and missionary-minded Scudders featured in this issue had unique opportunities to engage with people of other races, ethnicities, cultures, religions and politics that were different than their own. They moved to different countries or colonies where they were considered the strangers by those who were already present.