Dedicated to perpetuating an over 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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We Need Your Help – NOW

We Need Your Help – NOW

For over 200 years the Scudders have provided direct medical care and comfort to the peoples of India. For over 100 years Scudder families have provided financial support to those medical services through the philanthropic efforts of the Scudder Association Foundation. It is a tradition we have quietly continued. However, not since the turbulent period of Indian Independence in the 1940’s, has the work begun by the Scudders and continued by the thousands of graduates of the CMC Vellore and Scudder Memorial Hospital medical programs come under a graver threat to the welfare of the communities they serve, than now.

CMC Vellore Update – May 8, 2021

CMC Vellore Update – May 8, 2021

Having just completed a zoom conference with JV Peter, Chandra Singh and others, I am compelled to share with you that the Supreme Court of India just hours ago appointed a 12-person team to provide the guidance needed to help resolve the current healthcare crisis in their country. Two of twelve people assigned to this task force were from CMC – Drs. Cherry Kang and JV Peter.  Impressive!

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.