Non-profit

Grove Foundation

Location:

LOS ALTOS, CA

Tax ID:

77-0108124

Tax-Exempt Status:

501(c)(3)-PF

Budget (2015):

Revenue: $6,981,329
Expenses: $22,692,275
Assets: $76,972,860

The Grove Foundation is a private foundation established by the former CEO of Intel Corporation, Andrew Grove. [1] The foundation is primarily a grantmaking organization[2] and makes millions of dollars in grants annually to many organizations, including funding many of the nation’s most notable lef- leaning groups such as the ACLU, Planned Parenthood, and Everytown for Gun Safety. [3]

The Packard Foundation, a prominent left-leaning foundation, has provided funding to the Grove Foundation. [4] The group also has a lobbying and election-advocacy arm, the Grove Action Fund. [5]

Background

Andrew S. Grove was the longtime chief executive and chairman of Intel Corporation. [6] His foundation is the founding supporter of the International Rescue Committee’s Pathways to Citizenship program. [7] He donated $26 dollars to the City College of New York, which was at the time the largest gift the college had ever received. [8] Grove died on March 21, 2016. [9]

Grantmaking

The Grove Foundation is a major grantmaking organization with assets totaling over $100 million. In 2017, the Grove Foundation dispersed over $19 million. The Grove Foundation supports a wide range of left-leaning groups and causes including affirmative action, expansionist immigration policy, environmentalist activism, gun control, and abortion. [10] Grant recipients include Center for Popular Democracy, Borealis Philanthropy, National Immigration Law Center, NEO Philanthropy, Southern Poverty Law Center, the ACLU, Planned Parenthood, and Everytown for Gun Safety. [11]

Outside Funding

While most of the Grove Foundation’s In 2015, 2017, and 2019 the Grove Foundation received grants from the left leaning David and Lucile Packard Foundation. [12] The Packard Foundation supports left-leaning advocacy charities, including funding environmentalist groups that work on policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and ensuring women have access to abortion and contraception. [13] The Packard Foundation grants to the Grove Foundation were for $46,800 in 2015, $600,000 in 2017, and $600,000 in 2019, all to support the Working to Institutionalize Sex Education (WISE) initiative. [14] WISE is a sex education initiative that promotes teaching “comprehensive” sex education including topics such as contraception, gender identity and expression, sexually-transmitted infections, and sexual identity and orientation. [15]

References

  1. 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. ^
  2. “THE GROVE FOUNDATION – Form Form 990-PF for Period Ending Sep 2018 – Nonprofit Explorer.” ProPublica, projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/display_990/770108124/09_2019_prefixes_7581/770108124_201809_990PF_2019091016633487. ^
  3. “THE GROVE FOUNDATION – Form 990-PF for Period Ending Sep 2018 – Nonprofit Explorer.” ProPublica, projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/display_990/770108124/09_2019_prefixes_7581/770108124_201809_990PF_2019091016633487. ^
  4. “The Grove Foundation.” The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, www.packard.org/grants-and-investments/grants-database/the-grove-foundation-2/; “The Grove Foundation.” The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, www.packard.org/grants-and-investments/grants-database/the-grove-foundation/; “The Grove Foundation.” The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, www.packard.org/grants-and-investments/grants-database/the-grove-foundation-3/. ^
  5. “The Grove Action Fund – 990.” pp-990.s3.amazonaws.com/10_2019_prefixes_82-86/824373804_201809_990O_2019100716725074.pdf?response-content-disposition=inline&X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256&X-Amz-Credential=AKIA266MJEJYTM5WAG5Y%2F20200420%2Fus-east-1%2Fs3%2Faws4_request&X-Amz-Date=20200420T034553Z&X-Amz-Expires=1800&X-Amz-SignedHeaders=host&X-AmzSignature=0c715f8aa0d19dcfc578d166763f220d9a902c402e2636c517c4f322b1a2211d. ^
  6. 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. ^
  7. “Remembering IRC Overseer Andrew Grove.” International Rescue Committee (IRC), 30 Mar. 2016, www.rescue.org/article/remembering-irc-overseer-andrew-grove. ^
  8. “The Grove Gift | The City College of New York.” www.ccny.cuny.edu/engineering/grove-gift. ^
  9. Kandell, Jonathan. “Andrew S. Grove Dies at 79; Intel Chief Spurred Semiconductor Revolution.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 22 Mar. 2016, https://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/22/technology/andrew-grove-intel-obituary.html ^
  10. “The Grove Foundation – Form 990-PF for Period Ending Sep 2018 – Nonprofit Explorer.” ProPublica, projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/display_990/770108124/09_2019_prefixes_75-81/770108124_201809_990PF_2019091016633487. ^
  11. “The Grove Foundation – Form 990-PF for Period Ending Sep 2018 – Nonprofit Explorer.” ProPublica, projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/display_990/770108124/09_2019_prefixes_75-81/770108124_201809_990PF_2019091016633487. ^
  12. “The Grove Foundation.” The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, www.packard.org/grants-and-investments/grants-database/the-grove-foundation-3/. ^
  13. “What We’re Doing.” The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, www.packard.org/what-we-fund/population-reproductive-health/what-were-doing/. ^
  14. “The Grove Foundation.” The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, www.packard.org/grants-and-investments/grants-database/the-grove-foundation-2/; “The Grove Foundation.” The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, www.packard.org/grants-and-investments/grants-database/the-grove-foundation/; “The Grove Foundation.” The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, www.packard.org/grants-and-investments/grants-database/the-grove-foundation-3/. ^
  15. “WORKING TO INSTITUTIONALIZE SEX EDUCATION (WISE).” EyesOpenIowa, www.eyesopeniowa.org/programs/wise. ^

Associated Organizations

  1. Grove Action Fund (Non-profit)

Donation Recipients

  1. 350.org (National) (Non-profit)
  2. ACLU Foundation of Northern California (Non-profit)
  3. ACLU of Northern California (Non-profit)
  4. ACT for Women and Girls (Non-profit)
  5. Advocates for Youth (AFY) (Non-profit)
  6. American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation (Non-profit)
  7. Anti-Defamation League (ADL) (Non-profit)
  8. As You Sow (Non-profit)
  9. Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Non-profit)
  10. Bend the Arc Jewish Action (Non-profit)
  11. Borealis Philanthropy (Non-profit)
  12. California Immigrant Policy Center (Other Group)
  13. Center for Civic Policy (Non-profit)
  14. Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) (Non-profit)
  15. Center For Reproductive Rights (Non-profit)
  16. Communities for a Better Environment (Non-profit)
  17. Community Initiatives (Non-profit)
  18. Equality Alliance of San Diego County (Non-profit)
  19. Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund (Non-profit)
  20. Forward Together (Non-profit)
  21. Fund for Global Human Rights (Non-profit)
  22. Funders for Reproductive Equity (Non-profit)
  23. Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) (Non-profit)
  24. GreenAction for Health and Environmental Justice (Non-profit)
  25. GRID Alternatives (Non-profit)
  26. Groundswell Fund (Non-profit)
  27. Guttmacher Institute (Non-profit)
  28. Hispanic Federation (Non-profit)
  29. Hopewell Fund (Non-profit)
  30. Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) (Non-profit)
  31. International Rescue Committee (Non-profit)
  32. League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (LCVEF) (Non-profit)
  33. Mi Familia Vota Education Fund (Non-profit)
  34. Mujeres Unidas y Activas (MUA) (Non-profit)
  35. National Immigration Forum (NIF) (Non-profit)
  36. National Immigration Law Center (Non-profit)
  37. National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (Non-profit)
  38. National Partnership for New Americans (Non-profit)
  39. NEO Philanthropy (Non-profit)
  40. New Venture Fund (NVF) (Non-profit)
  41. People for the American Way (PFAW) Foundation (Non-profit)
  42. Planned Parenthood Mar Monte (Non-profit)
  43. Protect Democracy Project (PDP) (Non-profit)
  44. Rainforest Foundation (Non-profit)
  45. Refugee Center Online (Non-profit)
  46. San Francisco Foundation (Non-profit)
  47. Sierra Club Foundation (Non-profit)
  48. Sierra Health Foundation Center for Health Program Management (Non-profit)
  49. Silicon Valley Community Foundation (Non-profit)
  50. Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs (Non-profit)
  51. Social Good Fund (Non-profit)
  52. Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) (Non-profit)
  53. State Voices (Non-profit)
  54. Sustainable Conservation (Non-profit)
  55. Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services (Non-profit)
  56. Tides Center (Non-profit)
  57. TransformCA (Non-profit)
  58. UltraViolet (Non-profit)
  59. UnidosUS (formerly National Council of La Raza) (Non-profit)
  60. United We Dream (Non-profit)
  61. University of California, Berkeley (Non-profit)
  62. Urban Justice Center (Non-profit)
  63. World Wide Fund for Nature (formerly World Wildlife Fund) (Non-profit)
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Nonprofit Information

  • Accounting Period: September - August
  • Tax Exemption Received: September 1, 1986

  • Available Filings

    Period Form Type Total revenue Total functional expenses Total assets (EOY) Total liabilities (EOY) Unrelated business income? Total contributions Program service revenue Investment income Comp. of current officers, directors, etc. Form 990
    2015 Sep Form PF $6,981,329 $22,692,275 $76,972,860 $9,091,242 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2014 Sep Form PF $10,364,318 $23,101,545 $94,205,137 $7,611,590 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2013 Sep Form PF $5,154,378 $13,654,539 $103,476,061 $245,173 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2012 Sep Form PF $2,496,940 $13,318,937 $110,857,622 $476,700 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2011 Sep Form PF $9,202,353 $14,316,228 $115,441,470 $386,842 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF

    Additional Filings (PDFs)

    Grove Foundation

    PO BOX 1667
    LOS ALTOS, CA 94023-1667