Non-profit

Grove Action Fund

Location:

LOS ALTOS, CA

Tax ID:

82-4373804

Tax-Exempt Status:

501(c)(4)

The Grove Action Fund is a lobbying and advocacy funding organization affiliated with the Grove Foundation, a private foundation created by former Intel CEO Andrew Grove. [1] The Grove Action Fund donates hundreds of thousands of dollars to various left-leaning organizations and fund at least one left-leaning political organization that supports liberal candidates in state races. [2]

Background

The Grove Action Fund is the lobbying and electoral-advocacy organization that is affiliated with the Grove Foundation. [3] The Grove Foundation is primarily a grantmaking organization founded by the late Andrew Grove, the longtime chief executive of Intel. [4] The Grove Foundation designates millions of dollars in grants annually to many organizations, and supports a wide range of left leaning groups and causes including affirmative action, promoting immigration, environmental activism, gun restriction, and pro-abortion groups. [5]

These groups include the ACLU, Planned Parenthood, and Everytown for Gun Safety. [6]

Political Activities

In 2018, the Grove Action Fund contributed $81,250 to organizations for direct and indirect “527” political campaign activities. [7]

Grantmaking

The Grove Action fund donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to various left leaning groups, including to support a New Mexico PAC that supports liberal candidates in state races, and Sixteen Thirty Fund, which has contributed to organizations that support net neutrality and argue for progressive tax reform. [8]

In 2018, it provided $200,000 each to the liberal advocacy coalitions Arizona Wins and America Votes. [9]

References

  1. Grove Action Fund. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). Accessed May 19, 2020. ^
  2. Grove Action Fund. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). Accessed May 19, 2020. ^
  3. Grove Action Fund, Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990), 2018, Schedule R Part II ^
  4. Kandell, Jonathan. “Andrew S. Grove Dies at 79; Intel Chief Spurred Semiconductor Revolution.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 22 Mar. 2016, www.nytimes.com/2016/03/22/technology/andrew-grove-intel-obituary.html. ^
  5. The Grove Foundation. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). Accessed May 19, 2020. ^
  6. Grove Action Fund. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). Accessed May 19, 2020. ^
  7. Grove Action Fund, Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990), 2018, Schedule C Part I-C ^
  8. “Project Examples: Sixteen Thirty Fund.” Arabella SixteenThirty Fund, www.sixteenthirtyfund.org/project-directory/. ^
  9. Grove Action Fund, Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990), 2018, Schedule I ^

Associated Organizations

  1. Grove Foundation (Non-profit)
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Nonprofit Information

  • Accounting Period: September - August
  • Tax Exemption Received: October 1, 2018

  • Available Filings

    Additional Filings (PDFs)

    Grove Action Fund

    PO BOX 645
    LOS ALTOS, CA 94023-0645