|Purposes: The purposes of the Rudisill Family Foundation, as stated in the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws, are the following:
History: The Rudisill Family Foundation was incorporated in July, 1998, as a Texas non-profit, private foundation "...for charitable, religious, educational or scientific purposes." The Foundation qualifies as an exempt organization under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Articles of Incorporation provide for a three member Board of Directors, from whom are elected a President, Vice President and Secretary/Treasurer. The original Board members were Clifford Rudisill, Edward Rudisill, and James Rheudasil. An annual meeting of the Board is held at the Nacogdoches house.
- To preserve and perpetuate the memory and history of the extended Rudisill Family in the United States.
- To preserve and perpetuate the history of the City and County of Nacogdoches, Texas.
- To establish, operate and maintain a museum for the above purposes.
- To preserve and maintain residences and other buildings of historical significance compatible with the above purposes.
- To collect, preserve and own such records, books, manuscripts, maps, portraits, artifacts, furniture, letters, and other materials as may be deemed worthy of a place in the Foundation's archives and museum.
- To encourage historical research into the records and other materials of the Rudisill family, as well as local history.
- To promote, sponsor, contribute funds to and encourage the preservation of historical records, sites, and documents.
An annual meeting of the Board is usually held at the annual Rudisill family reunion or at a time and venue agreed upon by the Board. If you wish more information, please contact H. Clifford Rudisill via email at: