Below is a list of frequently asked questions and answers we hear at Capper Foundation. If you have another question or would like to request more information about Capper Foundation, feel free to use our online form to contact us. Thanks for your interest!

What types of services does Capper Foundation provide?

As Kansas’ premier service provider for infants, children, teens and adults with disabilities, an array of life enhancing programs and services are available. Pediatric therapies, Adult Day-Residential-Job Employment and training and development for families and professionals help individuals with disabilities thrive and enhance their development toward independence.

Are Capper Foundation’s services limited to specific types of disabilities?

No. We serve a wide range of disabilities, both visible and invisible. Across the state of Kansas, we remove physical, cultural, attitudinal and legal obstacles so people with disabilities have every opportunity to live meaningful and productive lives, on their own terms. We exist to provide the best services and opportunities for people with disabilities of all ages.

How many people receive Capper Foundation’s services each year?

More than 2,000 people benefit from Capper Foundation’s pediatric, adult and training services.

How is Capper Foundation supported financially?

To make our services accessible to as many people as possible, Capper Foundation relies on public contributions. Public contributions help cover the difference between actual program costs and what individuals and families can afford to pay. We also solicit grants, host fundraising events, depend on planned (legacy) gifts and investment income from restricted investments.

Capper Foundation is a Section 501(c)(3) organization that also receives funding from a variety of other sources, including private insurers, government agencies and fee-for-service. 

Capper Foundation exceeds all of the Standards for Charity Accountability set by the BBB Wise Giving Alliance.

What does my donation to Capper Foundation support?

As a state-wide non-profit organization, we provide direct services and programs to all ages – infants, children, youth and adults – with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  It is our mission to build abilities and empower individuals to be as independent as possible.
Capper Foundation is proud to put your donations to work effectively by investing 92% of funding in our programs and services.  Only 8% of the budget is used for fundraising, administrative and management purposes.

How large is the Capper Foundation organization?

320 compassionate staff in Topeka, Winfield, El Dorado and Arkansas City provide person-centered care for the individuals we serve.

Is Capper Foundation a non-profit organization?

Yes. Capper Foundation is a non-profit provider of health and human services, incorporated under the provisions of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

How can I volunteer?

Capper Foundation’s continued success in providing services to people with disabilities would not be possible without volunteers! Your time, energy and heart will inspire and touch the lives of those we serve. Your personal commitment enhances the services we provide to our clients.