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

Our Vision

"Instilling hope and fostering resilience in Chickasaw families and friends"

Our Values

  • The Chickasaw People
  • Cultural Identity
  • Servant Leadership
  • Selflessness
  • Can Do Attitude
  • Perseverance
  • Stewardship
  • Trust and Respect
  • Loyalty
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Teamwork


The Chickasaw Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 1971. For decades the Foundation has been driven by its mission “to promote the general welfare and culture of the Chickasaw people by supporting educational, health, historical and community activities and programs.”

The Chickasaw Foundation has assisted communities nationwide by funding disaster relief, school food pantries, emergency services, charitable organizations, scholarships, fellowships, and health and cultural opportunities.

With the generous support of our donors, the Chickasaw Foundation has awarded more than $1.8 million in scholarships to students since 2004. Additionally, the Foundation assists those in need through the benevolence fund or the Chickasaw Nation Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund. The benevolence fund has granted more than $290,000 to Chickasaw Nation employees over the past 10 years and has provided financial assistance to thousands of families impacted by natural disasters since inception.

As you consider your giving plans, please remember the Chickasaw Foundation. Your help provides continued and additional opportunities for Chickasaw citizens, Chickasaw Nation employees and communities across the country.


View Chickasaw Foundation publications online in a browser-friendly format. Here you will find annual reports, newsletters and other publications. Stay up to date with the latest news from the Foundation.

Fall 2023 Newsletter

The Chickasaw Foundation Newsletter shares stories and updates on scholarships and educational opportunities that positively impact our communities. Scholarship recipient success stories, along with donor spotlights, will not only inform, but inspire you while learning more about the Chickasaw Foundation, its mission and opportunities to be involved.

2021 Annual Report

The Chickasaw Foundation annual report is a publication featuring an overview of 2021 as well as accomplishments and new partnerships. The report contains information about progress related to scholarships and programs offered by the Chickasaw Foundation including details about upcoming projects and growth opportunities.

Please feel free to browse through this year's report to learn more about opportunities offered by the Chickasaw Foundation.

2023-2024 Chickasaw Foundation Scholarship Recipients

The Chickasaw Foundation is proud to announce the scholarship recipients for the 2023-2024 academic year.