About Cherokee Nation Foundation
The Cherokee Nation Foundation is a nonprofit organization serving the Cherokee Nation, a federally recognized tribe of more than 300,000 citizens. Its mission is to provide higher educational assistance to the Cherokee people and help revitalize the Cherokee language. The foundation is committed to financial transparency and operates in accordance with a board of directors and a Cherokee Nation Tribal Council advisory board. The Cherokee Nation Foundation is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
President – John Gritts
Joe Byrd – Cherokee Nation Tribal Council
Duane King– executive director, Gilcrease Museum