The Sarah Scaife Foundation’s "grant program" is primarily directed toward public policy programs that address major domestic and international issues.”
The foundation is chaired by Richard Mellon Scaife, a donor known for his largess regarding conservative issues. The Sarah Scaife Foundation is part of the outer core of the U.S. Islamophobia network.
According to its 2012 IRS form 990, the Foundation gave $175,000 to the Center for Security Policy and $225,000 to the David Horowitz Freedom Center. The following year, the Sarah Scaife Foundation’s 2013 Annual Report included approved grants of $175,000 to the Center for Security Policy and $300,000 to the David Horowitz Freedom Center.