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The Prosthetic Foundation

Prosthetic limb access for all

San Antonio, TX   |  www.theprostheticfoundation.org

Mission

The Prosthetic Foundation's mission is to provide support and access for uninsured or underinsured amputees to obtain quality prosthetics with comprehensive aftercare and to generate public awareness for these individuals.

Ruling year info

2010

Board Chair

Dr. Demetrios Macris M.D.

Operations Manager

Ms. Elvira Landeros

Main address

610 N Main Ave 3rd Floor

San Antonio, TX 78205 USA

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EIN

01-0949598

NTEE code info

Rehabilitative Medical Services (E50)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

The Power of Prosthetics

It is estimated that 1 in 10 amputees are unable to obtain a prosthesis due to financial difficulty, and in Texas, Medicaid does not cover prosthetics for adults. Depending on the level of function the amputee needs to regain, the cost of the prosthetic components can be high. The Power of Prosthetics works to provide under-served amputees the ability to obtain a prosthetic limb without undue financial burden. Our program provides up to $3,000 for a below-the-knee amputation, and $5,000 for an above-the-knee amputation.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people
People with physical disabilities

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, We don’t have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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The Prosthetic Foundation

Board of directors
as of 12/29/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Dr. Demetrios Macris

Peripheral Vascular Association

Term: 2023 - 2014

Phyllis Davenport

PVA

Paige Rodriguez

Methodist Healthcare

Brandi Vitier

Bank of San Antonio

Chelsey Price

Plains Capital Bank

Brett Rowe

Rowe Evans Law firm

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 12/29/2022

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Greek
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

Disability