Jawadhi Hills
11th Annual Dr. Ida S. Scudder Humanitarian Oration

This year, we were honored to welcome Drs. Abhay and Rani Bang, Indian activists and community health researchers, to deliver the 11th Dr. Ida S. Scudder Humanitarian Oration: "Challenge and Charm of Research with the People".

Guest Lecture Series
Right Reverend Malayil Lukose Varghese Muthalaly

Bishop of Loughborough, a suffragan bishop in the Church of England's Diocese of Leicester.

2022 Virtual Lecture Series
“Bewilderment and Hope: Stories of Healing and Beauty in Brokenness"

Join us on Wednesday, October 12th at 10 A.M. EST

Guest Lecture Series
Inspiring - Empowering - Transforming

Our 2021 Annual Report is now available online. Read about the Foundation's efforts to support CMC in ways that are intended to inspire, empower, and transform!

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For Nearly 100 Years ...

We have supported the Christian Medical College & Hospital of Vellore (CMC), one of India’s most prestigious private healthcare and medical education institutions.

Through your generosity, we fund research that’s shaping the future of medicine; education that prepares India’s next generation of healthcare professionals to tackle the country’s toughest health challenges; and compassionate care that provides physical and spiritual healing for those most in need.

Philanthropy Built on Partnership and Purpose

By nurturing lasting relationships with individuals and organizations who share our passion for CMC’s mission and Ida S. Scudder’s ethos, the Foundation continues to be a source of enduring innovation and compassion. Learn about our key partners below.

Christian Medical College, Vellore

A Bold Vision with Humble Beginnings​

The Christian Medical College (CMC) in Vellore, India was founded in 1900 as a one-room clinic by Dr. Ida S. Scudder. Today, CMC is a renowned medical institution that cares for over two million patients and trains thousands of doctors, nurses and other medical professionals each year. CMC conducts the region’s most advanced medical research, training, and health programs.

News and Noteworthy

Thank You for Your Support!

In response to the deadly second wave of COVID-19 in India, the Foundation has raised $1.41 million through a concerted effort with CMC, as well as through the efforts and effectiveness of our Board, alumni, faith-based community, loyal friends and more than 500 newfound donors.

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Our Pledge to You

100 percent of your gift goes towards the improvement of healthcare in India.

As responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to our care, we pledge to utilize every donation wisely and effectively to fulfill our donors’ intent. We promise to ensure the realization of the humanitarian missions for which our organization exists.