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About Us

The ANCOR Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization created to support the development of innovative programs and disseminate information that will improve the quality of life for people with disabilities. A board of directors oversees the Foundation and ensures that it honors its commitment to providers and communities in which people with disabilities live.

Our Vision

Exceptional leaders supporting inclusive communities.

Our Mission

The ANCOR Foundation mission is to recognize current and past leaders and to develop future leaders through dynamic education and innovative practices to strengthen inclusive communities for people with disabilities.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Diversity creates an environment that fosters appreciation of the values, skills and abilities of everyone. We know that we do our best work when we embrace the diversity of ideas and experiences that characterize the social, cultural and intellectual world.

In this context, we are mindful of all aspects of human differences such as socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, language, nationality, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, geography, disability and age.

Inclusion is a core element for successfully achieving diversity. Inclusion is achieved by nurturing the climate and culture of the association through professional development, education, policy, and practice. The objective is creating a climate that fosters belonging, respect, and value for all and encourages engagement and connection throughout the association and membership community.