A look at the Foundation’s 17 year history

The Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority Foundation (CIHAF) was launched in 2006 with the aim of enhancing the health and well-being of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. This non-profit organization raises funds to invest in state-of-the-art medical equipment, upgrade and expand facilities, and develop community wellness programs to support the Cherokee community. Through its efforts, … Continued

Hospital Foundation welcomes new Cherokee County Clinic

As we prepare to break ground on a new facility to serve the Cherokee County community, the Cherokee Indian Hospital Foundation has been reflecting on the special projects and facility needs the Foundation has been able to support since its inception. Through generous donors and funds raised at the annual Hospital Foundation Gala, the Cherokee … Continued

Cherokee Indian Hospital Foundation, Authentically Cherokee partner to bring Artist’s Market to Annual Gala

The Cherokee Indian Hospital Foundation (CIHF) is excited to announce a new partnership with Authentically Cherokee, a program of the Sequoyah Fund, to bring an Artist’s Market to the 12th Annual Hospital Foundation Gala. The partnership will showcase more than a dozen talented artists from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, featuring a range of art … Continued

CIHA Foundation accepting nominations for Lula Owl Gloyne Award

Nominations for the second annual Lula Owl Gloyne – Person of Excellence Award are officially open. Following the standard of excellence first set by Beloved Woman Lula Owl Gloyne, who worked as the first registered nurse of the EBCI, this annual award serves to honor a deserving individual whose actions and contributions have improved the … Continued