Contact the Foundation

Executive Director: Janice Randall

The Cherokee Nation Foundation
800 South Muskogee
Tahlequah OK 74464


For media inquiries, please contact
Whitney Pancoast

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.


Susan Chapman Plumb
Tonya Rozell
LeRoy Qualls
Patsi Nix Smith
Carole Richmond


Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker
Cherokee Nation Tribal Councilor Joe Byrd
Cherokee Nation Tribal Councilor David Walkingstick


Gilcrease Museum Executive Director Duane King