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The Richard and Helen DeVos Foundation


Last profile update: 04/17/2018
Last grant data update: 05/16/2018

At A Glance

The Richard and Helen DeVos Foundation

P.O. Box 230257

Grand Rapids, MI United States 49523-0257

Telephone: (616) 643-4700

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Sports
  • Family foundation






Incorporated in 1969 in MI - Founded by Richard DeVos Sr., co-founder of Amway (restructured as Alticor, Inc. in 2000), a company that sells and manufactures health & beauty products. He is also the owner of the National Basketball Association's Orlando Magic.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation primarily supports the work of religious agencies, churches, and schools in ministry, outreach, and education. Its secondary focus includes social outreach, the arts, public policy, and health care. The foundation focuses its funding in the areas of western Michigan and central Florida.