The foundation established in 1986 with the name of Çorum Culture, Social and Health Foundation by 15-person board of directors, Fikret Koçak (Çorum Governor), Necdet Diken (Mayor), Turhan Kılıçcıoğlu, Vahit Benderli, Erdal Eralp, İlhan Bayrak, Ali Emiroğlu, Ümit Uzel, Erdem Gökeşme, Kenan Bezgin, Kadir Dalyan, Attila Yeşil, İsmail Alapala, Ahmet Turgut Cerit and Ömer Ertuğrul Soyacak.
With the studies carried out later, changing the name of the foundation as ‘Çorum Hitit Foundation’ has been approved by General Directorate for Foundations in company with the last changes made and the board of Reha Metin Alkan, Naki Çolak, İlknur Tosun Satır, Mustafa Bilgin, Osman Samsunlu, Mehmet Yolyapar, Mustafa Yağlı, Mustafa Tolga Çırak and Ali Kılıçarslan.
Çorum Hitit Foundation takes especially as a goal of
• founding university,
• supporting scientific and academic activities,
• holding scientific meetings,
• providing scholarship for successful students, etc.
The foundation also aims to accelerate regional development by engaging in social, cultural and academically in the region, build facilities in all these fields, meet the needs of those operating, provide integration and do basic works in these subjects.