The People Center is a nonprofit organization with a 501(c)3 status. Funding for the operations of The People Center comes from a variety of sources.


These community partners provide annual financial contributions. Many of our volunteers come from these important partner organizations. They also provide other types of support like assisting with large projects and organizing food drives.


The People Center receives grants from many organizations whose mission it is to help others including:

Grand Haven Area Community Foundation through the following Funds:
Marion A. & Ruth K. Sherwood Fund
Lloyd S. and Marlene Rotz Family Fund
Youth Advisory Committee Fund
Many private funds
Lynne Sherwood Foundation

Private Contributions

The People Center receives many private donations from wonderful people – like YOU!