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.

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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.” 

John and Mary (King) Scudder, 17th Century Pioneers on Long Island

John and Mary (King) Scudder, 17th Century Pioneers on Long Island

To continue the story of John and Mary (King) Scudder of Newtown, Long Island from our Spring 2021 journal issue,[2] articles in this Summer/Fall 2021 issue will share more about this couple’s pioneering activities and about some of their remarkable pioneering posterity who are not generally recognized as Scudders, due to their descent through a female line.