The central purpose and role of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Scholarship Foundation Program established by the Muscogee (Creek) National Council is to promote self-sufficiency, proactive community participation, self-reliance, self-determination, tribal sovereignty, and a sustainable future for Muscogee (Creek) Nation citizens through traditional gift-giving and support of academic scholarship, community initiatives, and research that benefit the growth and prosperity of Muscogee (Creek) Nation communities. The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Scholarship Foundation Program is a Muscogee (Creek) Nation tribal government non-profit program qualified under Section 7871(a) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. This status is only afforded to federally recognized tribes. All contributions to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Scholarship Foundation Program are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Scholarship Foundation Program exercises its sovereignty and self-determination through traditional gift-giving. The Scholarship Foundation Program embraces core values that address community needs through humbleness and humility, maintain the highest degree of respect and obedience for moral standards and ethics through the Creator’s teachings, work for the benefit of the Muscogee (Creek) communities, unconditionally help one another, help the Muscogee (Creek) communities through community initiatives without recognition, put community interests and benefits before individual and personal gain, make a sincere commitment and diligently work to accomplish goals of the Scholarship Foundation Program and help community members achieve happy, healthy and self-sustaining lives through accomplishment and fulfillment.