About Us

Mission Statement

The Cape Girardeau Public School Foundation, through the support of community, will provide to the schools additional resources through donations, grants and endowments to enhance the educational opportunities of its students.  It is the mission of the Foundation to provide our students extraordinary opportunities to learn, and to help distinguish Cape Girardeau as the best place to live, learn and work in the state.


The Foundation achieves its MISSION by directing resources toward the following:
Encouraging innovation in the classroom through monetary support;
  • Encouraging innovation in the classroom through monetary support;
  • Increasing community and commitment to the work of the Foundation supporting quality education;
  • Ensuring that the most students possible benefit from Foundation projects and grants.

Board Members

President Dr. Jim Welker
Past President John Wolpers
Vice President Julie Welker
Treasurer John Hillin
Director Josh Crowell
Director Jennifer Dennis
Director Rose Fox
Director Dr. Neil Glass
Director Tracey Glenn
Director Missy Phegley
Director Lynn Ware
Director  John Wolpers 
Executive Director Amy McDonald

Board Meetings

April 25, 2018
May 23, 2018

Becoming a Board Member For more information about becoming a Foundation Board Member, click on “Contact Us”, email foundation@capetigers.com, or call 573-651-0555.