Capper Foundation

Building Abilities Together

Topeka, KS   |  www.capper.org

Mission

The mission of Capper Foundation is to build abilities and empower people of all ages living with disabilities. Our vision is that every person is valued and enjoys access, independence and opportunities to advance their hopes and dreams. Capper Foundation was founded in 1920 by Kansas Governor & Senator Arthur Capper to alleviate the financial burdens of families with children who had physical disabilities. Today, Capper Foundation provides services for infants, children, teens and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Services include Pediatric Therapies (Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapy and Behavior Services), Recreation, Professional & Family Training, Parent Support, Equipment Loan, Case Management, Residential & Day Services, Supported Employment.

Ruling year info

1946

President & CEO

James L. Leiker

Main address

3500 SW 10th Ave

Topeka, KS 66604 USA

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EIN

48-0543745

NTEE code info

Pediatrics (G98)

Other Recreation, Sports, or Leisure Activities N.E.C. (N99)

Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (P99)

IRS filing requirement

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Financials

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Capper Foundation

Board of directors
as of 6/21/2019
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mrs. Emily McGee

Carmen Hill

Pam Walstrom

Jay Ives

Michelle Butler

David Claussen

Herman Jones

Bruce Myers

Greg Greenwood

Teresa Van Becelaere

Suzanne Mumford

Judith Kooser

Emily McGee

Glenda Cafer

Mal Robinson

Board leadership practices

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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? No
  • 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? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No