A Disqualified Person is any person in a position to exercise substantial influence over the affairs of the applicable tax-exempt organization. Moreover, significant donors and their family members are viewed as disqualified persons, by definition. It is not necessary that the disqualified person(s) actually exercise substantial influence, only that the person be in a position to do so.
Evidence provided in this website confirms MAD has been a significant donor to RSF since the early 2000s, and probably sooner.
It is right ask whether or not transactions between related MAD and RSF 501(C)(3) private nonprofit foundations are - "Self Dealing" - in nature, and therefore in violation of IRS rules.
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