Robert and Cheri Vanderweide Foundation

The Robert and Cheri Vanderweide Foundation is a DeVos family Foundation partially endowed with money from Richard and Helen DeVos. Suzanne “Cheri” DeVos (Vanderweide) is also on the Hope College Board of Trustees. It has funded various religious right organizations.

General Information

126 Ottawa Ave NW, Suite 500
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Directors

Note: This is current as of the most recent grant year that we have on file.

  • Suzanne Vanderweide
  • Robert Vanderweide
  • Jerry Trubergen
  • Robert Schierbeek
  • William Boer

Grants Awarded

Organization City State Amount Year
A Gift for Teaching Orlando FL $500 2003
Ada Christian School Grand Rapids MI $55,000 2002
Ada Christian School Grand Rapids MI $55,000 2003
Ada Christian School Grand Rapids MI $110,404 2004
American Cancer Society – Orlando Metro Unit Orlando FL $12,000 2002
American Heart Association – Michigan Affiliate Grand Rapids MI $5,000 2002
American Heart Association – Michigan Affiliate Grand Rapids MI $5,000 2003
American Heart Association – Michigan Affiliate Grand Rapids MI $9,850 2004
AmeriCares Foundation New Canaan CT $100 2002
Aquinas College Grand Rapids MI $10,000 2002
Aquinas College Grand Rapids MI $20,000 2003
Aquinas College Grand Rapids MI $22,500 2004
Best Friends Foundation Washington DC $2,500 2003
Bethany Christian Services Grand Rapids MI $7,500 2002
Bethany Christian Services Grand Rapids MI $27,500 2003
Bethany Christian Services Grand Rapids MI $20,000 2004
Blodgett Butterworth Health Care Foundation Grand Rapids MI $8,000 2003
Blodgett Butterworth Health Care Foundation Grand Rapids MI $25,000 2004
Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida Orlando FL $5,000 2002
Calvary Christian School Winter Garden FL $500 2003
Calvin College Grand Rapids MI $2,750 2003
Camp Roger Rockford MI $5,000 2003
Camp Tall Turf Grand Rapids MI $20,000 2004
Campus Crusade for Christ Orlando FL $5,000 2002
Children’s Environmental Trust Foundation International Zeeland MI $5,000 2002
City Vision Grand Rapids MI $5,000 2002
City Vision Grand Rapids MI $5,000 2004
Creation House Grand Rapids MI $5,000 2003
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Orlando FL $1,750 2002
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Orlando FL $250 2003
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Orlando FL $2,500 2004
Darrell Armstrong Foundation for Premature Babies Orlando FL $2,500 2002
DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation Grand Rapids MI $3,000 2002
DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation Grand Rapids MI $1,000 2003
DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation Grand Rapids MI $15,000 2004
Dwelling Place of Grand Rapids Grand Rapids MI $1,000 2003
Edgewood Children’s Ranch Orlando FL $2,500 2002
Edgewood Children’s Ranch Orlando FL $2,500 2003
Education Freedom Fun Grand Rapids MI $5,000 2004
Education Freedom Fund Grand Rapids MI $5,000 2002
Education Freedom Fund Grand Rapids MI $5,000 2003
Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Corporation Evanston IL $1,000 2003
Fellowship of Christian Atheletes Fairfax VA $5,000 2002
Fellowship of Christian Atheletes Fairfax VA $5,000 2004
First Orlando Foundation Orlando FL $9,000 2002
First Orlando Foundation Orlando FL $40,000 2004
First Presbyterian Church of Orlando Orlando FL $165,000 2002
Florida Hospital Foundation Orlando FL $5,500 2004
Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches Boys Ranch FL $1,000 2002
Four Towns Community Baptist Church Deltona FL $500 2004
Frederik Meijer Gardens Grand Rapids MI $5,000 2004
Frontline Outreach Orlando FL $20,000 2002
Frontline Outreach Orlando FL $10,000 2003
Geneva Camp and Retreat Center Holland MI $10,000 2004
Gospel Communications International Muskegon MI $35,000 2002
Gospel Communications International Muskegon MI $40,000 2003
Gospel Communications International Muskegon MI $40,000 2004
Grand Action Foundation Grand Rapids MI $5,000 2003
Grand Rapids Art Museum Grand Rapids MI $4,600 2003
Grand Rapids Art Museum Grand Rapids MI $104,280 2004
Grand Rapids Children’s Museum Grand Rapids MI $12,500 2004
Grand Rapids Christian School Association Grand Rapids MI $30,000 2002
Grand Rapids Christian School Association Grand Rapids MI $39,500 2003
Grand Rapids Christian School Association Grand Rapids MI $55,000 2004
Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation Grand Rapids MI $1,000 2003
Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation Grand Rapids MI $2,500 2004
Grand Rapids Symphony Grand Rapids MI $3,000 2002
Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities Grand Rapids MI $10,000 2004
Health Intervention Services Grand Rapids MI $2,500 2003
Health Intervention Services Grand Rapids MI $5,000 2004
Hope College Holland MI $10,000 2002
Hope College Holland MI $145,000 2003
Hope College Holland MI $130,000 2004
Hope Network Foundation Grand Rapids MI $10,000 2004
In the Image Grand Rapids MI $500 2003
In the Image Grand Rapids MI $1,000 2004
Inner City Christian Federation Grand Rapids MI $5,000 2004
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship USA Madison WI $1,500 2002
John Ball Zoological Society Grand Rapids MI $1,000 2003
Join Our Youth Grand Rapids MI $5,000 2002
Jubilee Jobs Grand Rapids MI $5,000 2004
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation – West Michigan Grand Rapids MI $1,000 2003
Kent County Parks Foundation Grand Rapids MI $1,500 2004
Keystone Community Church Grand Rapids MI $100,000 2003
Keystone Community Church Grand Rapids MI $125,000 2004
Kids Food Basket Grand Rapids MI $2,500 2003
Kids Food Basket Grand Rapids MI $5,000 2004
Life International Grand Rapids MI $10,000 2004
Madison Square Christian Reformed Church Grand Rapids MI $5,000 2003
Man in the Mirror Casselbury FL $5,000 2002
Man in the Mirror Casselberry FL $2,000 2003
Man in the Mirror Casselberry FL $2,500 2004
March of Dimes – Grand Rapids Grand Rapids MI $1,000 2004
Mike Miller Foundation Winter Park FL $1,500 2002
National Constitution Center Philadelphia PA $10,000 2003
Operation Smile Grand Rapids MI $5,000 2003
Operation Smile Grand Rapids MI $10,000 2004
Orlando Magic Youth Foundation Orlando FL $30,640 2002
Orlando Magic Youth Foundation Orlando FL $28,000 2003
Orlando Magic Youth Foundation Orlando FL $43,250 2004
Orlando Regional Healthcare Foundation Orlando FL $500 2002
Pine Hills Seventh Day Adventist Church Orlando FL $500 2002
Potter’s House Grand Rapids MI $5,000 2003
Potter’s House Grand Rapids MI $25,000 2004
Public Museum of Grand Rapids Grand Rapids MI $2,500 2004
Reggie Johnson Foundation Safety Harbor FL $500 2002
Roosevelt Park Ministries Grand Rapids MI $1,500 2003
Roosevelt Park Ministries Grand Rapids MI $5,000 2004
Sheperd’s Hope Orlando FL $1,000 2002
Sheperd’s Hope Orlando FL $1,000 2004
Silent Observer Grand Rapids MI $1,750 2004
Spring Hill Initiatives Evart MI $10,000 2004
St Margaret Mary Catholic School Winter Park FL $500 2003
Teen Challenge of Florida Orlando FL $5,000 2003
Tracy McGrady Foundation Orlando FL $2,500 2003
United Way – Heart of Florida Orlando FL $20,000 2002
United Way – Heart of Florida Orlando FL $10,000 200
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United Way – Heart of Florida Grand Rapids MI $20,000 2003
United Way – Heart of Florida Orlando FL $10,000 2004
United Way – Heart of West Michigan Grand Rapids MI $10,000 2002
United Way – Heart of West Michigan Grand Rapids MI $10,000 2004
University of Central Florida Orlando FL $250 2002
University of Central Florida Orlando FL $15,000 2003
University of Central Florida Orlando FL $15,000 2004
Victory Outreach Church of Orlando Orlando FL $3,300 2003
Wycliffe Bible Translators Orlando FL $10,000 2002
Young Life – Southwest Orlando Orlando FL $10,000 2003
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