ECCP Champion of the Month

Lisa McKee

The Chickasaw Foundation is greatly appreciative for employees who elect to donate to the Employee Charitable Contribution Plan (ECCP). This month, we would like to recognize Chickasaw Nation employee, Ms. Lisa McKee, as our ECCP Champion.

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Donor of the Month

Brian Gabbard

Mr. Brian D. Gabbard, owner of Gabbard and Company, has more than 30 years of professional accounting and consulting experience. He has taught financial management courses and business improvement workshops. Mr. Gabbard is chairman of the board of directors of Bank2 in Oklahoma City, which was chartered in 2002 by the Chickasaw Nation. He serves as vice chairman of the Central Oklahoma American Indian Health Council and is a trustee for the Chickasaw Foundation. He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Oklahoma.

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The 2017-2018 scholarship application is now available! Please visit the Scholarships page to complete your application.

Welcome to Chickasaw Foundation

The Chickasaw Foundation offers a variety of scholarships. Each year our application is offered in early spring and lists available scholarships along with their criteria. Scholarship funding begins with each fall semester and is dependent upon the availability of funding. Scholarship awards shall be made payable directly to the students' designated college or university.

Requirements and amounts for each funding source may change during the course of a school year.

All scholarship applications must be delivered or postmarked by the stated deadline date to be considered for funding.

The Chickasaw Foundation provides educational assistance for students who demonstrate excellence in academics, community service, dedication to Native America and a commitment to learning.  Applicants will be notified by mid-July if they are selected to receive the scholarship.  


The Chickasaw Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that was founded in 1971.  The Foundation seeks to preserve, promote and protect Chickasaw culture and development in a wide range of areas, from historic preservation to healthcare.

Please visit our offices at 2020 Arlington, Suite 4 in Ada, Oklahoma. You may also contact us by calling (580) 421-9030 or email us at

As you consider your contributions for this year, please remember the Chickasaw Foundation in your giving plans. Your giving helps us to provide additional opportunities for Chickasaw citizens and local communities.

Our mission is to promote the general welfare and culture of the Chickasaw people by supporting educational, health, historical and community activities and programs.