EIN 20-5638361

Next Step of West Michigan

IRS 501(c) type
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Next Step of West Michigan employs individuals coming out of prison or rehab and provides them with a community of support to help integrate them into the workforce, regain hope, and empower themselves to create a better future. To fulfill its mission, Next Step offers construction, property maintenance, assembly, and production services with competitive pricing and timely delivery. These services are supervised by licensed professionals who have the necessary experience.
Related structure
Next Step of West Michigan is a subordinate organization under Mel Trotter Ministries (MTM).
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Program areas at Next Step of West Michigan

To provide jobs for those struggling to find employment, Next Step offers construction, property maintenance, assembly and production services with competitive pricing and timely delivery. The crews are supervised by licensed professionals who have the sensitivity and heart for the individuals they supervise. In 2019, Next Step provided full or temporary employment for individuals who would not be able to find jobs elsewhere, providing its employees with the dignity and stability that employment offers. Next Step employees start each day with bible study, and they are assisted in finding housing and mentored in life skills for a hopeful future.

Who funds Next Step of West Michigan

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Sebastian FoundationGeneral Fund$50,000
CDV5 FoundationGeneral Operating$25,000

Personnel at Next Step of West Michigan

David BultExecutive Director$0
Scott JonkhoffFormer Executive Director$100,753
Gordon OostingTreasurer$0
Dennis VankampenPresident$0
Jeshua LaukaSecretary$0
...and 1 more key personnel

Financials for Next Step of West Michigan

RevenuesFYE 06/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$439,529
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$347,806
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$891,728
Miscellaneous revenues$70,449
Total revenues$1,749,512

Form 990s for Next Step of West Michigan

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-062024-02-14990View PDF
2022-062023-05-03990View PDF
2021-062022-02-04990View PDF
2020-062022-03-23990View PDF
2019-122020-08-21990View PDF
...and 12 more Form 990s

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Data update history
May 22, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
May 19, 2024
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
December 28, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $25,000 from CDV5 Foundation
July 10, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
June 9, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Crime and legal aid organizationsEmployment organizationsChapter / child organizationsCharities
Human servicesCrime and lawRehabilitation for ex-offenders
Partially liquidatedState / local levelEndowed supportTax deductible donations
General information
100 Garden St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Metro area
Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI
Kent County, MI
Website URL
(616) 243-4477
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
I40: Rehabilitation Services for Offenders
NAICS code, primary
624310: Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Parent/child status
Subordinate organization
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