Total Assets: $107,061,460
Total Giving: $21,035,115
Community, Family, Youth
The following grants were reported in recent years:
LUIS PALAU EVANGELISTIC ASSOCIATION
Portland, Oregon – $15,000 in 2012
BETHANY CHRISTIAN SERVICE
Grand Rapids, Michigan – $200,000 in 2012
WORLDWIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS
Grand Rapids, Michigan – $10,000 in 2012
SAFE HAVEN MINISTRY
Grand Rapids, Michigan – $60,000 in 2012
Giving primarily in western MI, with a significant focus on the Grand Rapids area.
No support for non 501(c)(3) organizations, or for start-up organizations (within 18 months of incorporation), organizations working outside the United States, or for organizations that contradict the stated values of the foundation.
No grants or loans to individuals, or for endowments, debt retirement, or for investment opportunities.
The foundation seeks to share the importance of their Christian faith by building holistic and sustainable communities that empower youth and families to prosper physically, intellectually, and spiritually. Foundation focus areas include youth, family and community.
Type of Grantmaker: Independent foundation
Established in 1992 in MI.
Tel: (616) 643-4700
Fax: (616) 774-0116
Email: [email protected]
DOUGLAS & MARIA DEVOS FOUNDATION
PO BOX 230257
GRAND RAPIDS , Michigan 49523-0257
Very few grants are awarded to new organizations with no previous relationship with the trustees. Any grants to new organizations will rarely exceed $5,000. The foundation prefers to receive applications from organizations once every 12 months. In addition, the foundation will not consider second requests from organizations for capital projects. Application form required. Applicants should submit the following:
1. Copy of IRS Determination Letter
2. Listing of board of directors, trustees, officers and other key people and their affiliations
3. Copy of current year’s organizational budget and/or project budget
Initial approach: Submit via application form on foundation web site.
Copies of proposal: 1
Board meeting date(s): Quarterly
Final notification: Within 3 weeks following quarterly board meetings
Additional information: Do not send tapes, CDs, DVDs, brochures or bound proposals.
Douglas DeVos Pres.
Jerry L. Tubergen Exec. V.P.
Maria DeVos V.P.
Robert H. Schierbeek Secy.-Treas.
Ginny Vander Hart Exec. Dir.
Jeffrey K. Lambert