Our Supporters

Annual Reports



The GRPM receives operational support from the MCACA.



The Grand Rapids Public Museum appreciates the ongoing support of the corporate community. Our Corporate Sponsors provide support for our exhibits, educational programming, special events and more.

Interested in finding out how your organization can become a part of the Grand Rapids Public Museum? Contact us at 616.929.1705.

Current Support


Peter C. & Emajean Cook Foundation



DTE Energy Foundation
Great Lakes Fishery Trust
Institute of Museum & Library Services
John & Nancy Kennedy

Sebastian Foundation
The Steve & Amy Van Andel Foundation


A.K. Rikk’s
David & Carol Van Andel Family Foundation

Grand Rapids Community Foundation
iHeartMedia, Inc.
Meijer, Inc.
Michigan Council For Arts & Cultural Affairs
PNC Foundation

WZZM – TV 13



Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
Externa CGI
Gillett Family Foundation Trust
Howard Miller Foundation
J. C. & Tammy Huizenga
Daniel & Lucy Johnston
Michael and Kristen Batts Foundation
SS. Peter & Paul Church
The Brookby Foundation
Wege Foundation
Williams Kitchen & Bath
Wolverine Worldwide Foundation


BDO Seidman, LLP
Chris & Kim Branoff
The Catering Company
Eileen DeVries
Jim & Barb Haveman
Beatrice Idema
Jandernoa Foundation
JR Automation Technologies
Lacks Enterprises, Inc.
Terri Lynn Land & Dan Hibma
The Rental Company
Roskam Baking Company
Secchia Family Foundation
Start Garden
Mark Stevens & Ivy Lim
Varnum LLP



Adventure Credit Union
Barfly Ventures
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Michelle & David Bottrall
Chase Creative Unlimited
Comfort Research
Cynthia Kay Media Productions, Inc.
Davenport University
David L. DeBruyn
Eastern Floral
Ellis Parking Company, Inc.
Dave & Amy Engbers
Feyen-Zylstra Companies
Founder’s Brewery
Tom & Mickie Fox
Donald & Linda Geske
Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Valley State University
M. James & Sarah Gunberg
Tom & Madeline Helmstetter
Hope Network – Rehabilitation Services
Irwin Seating Company
Kennari Consulting
Kent Intermediate School District
Kohl’s Department Stores
David & Amy Leonard
Lighthouse Group
Macatawa Bank
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
Mika Meyers PLC
David & Diana Morgenstern
Notions Marketing
Pasta Per Trio
Pepsi Cola Beverages Company
Pioneer Construction
Preusser Jewelers
Rockford Construction
Steele & Mary Taylor
The Tent Chik
Townsquare Media
Van Andel Institute
Allen & Nancy Vander Laan Family Foundation
Vault Catering & Events
Veldheer, Long, Mackay & Bernecker Group of Merrill Lynch



Allegra Print & Imaging
Alliance Beverage Distributing LLC
Applause Catering
Barnabas Foundation
Hugh & Marilyn Barnard
Berends Hendricks Stuit Insurance Agency, Inc.
Gregory & Rajene Betz
Vanessa Bradley & Kyle Williams
Jim & Donna Brooks
Calvin College
John & Marie Canepa
Cascade Engineering
Cascade Rental Center
Doris Cole Goyette
Bill & Marilyn Crawford
Crowe Horwath LLP
Mimi F. Cummings & Tom McKenzie
Custer, Inc
CWD Real Estate Investment
John & Jane Dean
The Detter Family Foundation
Donald L. Jandernoa Trust
Sid & Cate Jansma
F. David Barney, Clothiers
Ken & Petey Faber
Ferris State University
Marlin Feyen & Ruth Posthumus
Danny & Lou Ann Gaydou
The Gilmore Collection
Greater Ottawa County United Way
Dick Hansen & Nonnie Buth
Herman Miller Cares
Holland Litho Printing Service, Inc.
David & Marilyn Hunting
Ice Sculptures, Inc.
Win & Kyle Irwin
The Jant Group
Kap & Lesley Jones
Kendall College of Art & Design of Ferris State University
R. J. & Danelle Kistka
Paul & Jodi Koning
Koops, Inc.
The Korff Foundation
The Krueger Family Foundation
La Mejor GR LLC

Lakeshore Sewing
Maggie & Scott Lancaster
Herb & Sharon Lantinga
Lowell Area Arts Council
Macatawa Bank-GR
Martha’s Catering
Mercantile Bank
Metro Health Hospital
Jamie Mills & Jim Nichols
Mark & Elizabeth Murray
New Holland Brewing Company
Rich & Anne Noreen
Old National Bank
Open Systems Technologies
Priority Health
Renewal Skin Spa
Republic Services
RSVP Events
Sam’s Club
San Chez – A Tapas Bistro
Allie & Joel Schellhammer
Charles G. Schoenknecht & Ward Paul
Gina & Terry Schulz
George Sharpe
The Sharpe Collection
Lindsay & Scott Slagboom
Steelcase Foundation
Steelcase, Inc.
Sytsma Wealth Strategies
Steve & Cheryl Timyan
Marilyn Titche
Sharon Van Dellen
Veolia Energy Grand Rapids LLC
Bill & Pat Waanders
Western Michigan Branch American Society of Civil Engineers
Kay Zuris & Anne Irwin