William Rosenwald Family Fund, Middle Road Foundation, and Abstraction Fund
In March 2012, the William Rosenwald Family Fund liquidated its funds and distributed it to the Alice Rosenwald Family Fund, the Middle Road Foundation--formerly Anchorage Charitable Fund--and the Abstraction Fund.
David Steinmann, a managing director at American Securities Management, and Elizabeth Varet, also a managing director at American Securities Management and a granddaughter of Sears Roebuck founder Julius Rosenwald, both served as trustees for the William Rosenwald Family Fund and the Middle Road Foundation. Steinmann previously served as a board member on Frank Gaffney’s Center for Security Policy and as vice chairman of Daniel Pipes’s Middle East Forum.
Nina Rosenwald, daughter of the late William Rosenwald and termed the “Sugar Mama of Anti-Muslim Hate,” previously served as the vice president of the William Rosenwald Fund. She currently serves as president and treasurer of the Abstraction Fund. She also serves on the executive committee of the Middle East Forum and is co-chair of the board of American Securities Management.
In addition to contributing to the Islamophobia network, the Middle Road Foundation, Abstraction Fund, and William Rosenwald Family Fund, have contributed to conservative institutions such as the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, the Hoover Institution, the Hudson Institute, the American Enterprise Institute, and the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs.
Between 2001 and 2012, the Middle Road Foundation, William Rosenwald Family Fund, and Abstraction Fund contributed $4,952,979 to the Islamophobia network. Between 2009 and 2012 alone, the Abstraction Fund donated $2,154,750 to the Islamophobia network, including $1,928,500 to Daniel Pipes's Middle East Forum.
Source: Center for American Progress research is based on 990s filed with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.