By Kyle Jillson | August 23 2013 11:50

Apply now for NRA Foundation grants to support educational shooting sports programs

San Diego Junior Pheasant Hunt receives their NRA Foundation grants

Fairfax, Virginia - The NRA Foundation, the country's leading charitable organization in support of the shooting sports, has begun accepting applications for its 2014 grant cycle.

Since its creation in 1990, the NRA Foundation has given more than $210 million to assist shooting sports-related programs with developing, expanding, and enhancing their educational curricula to deliver valuable services to millions of Americans. The NRA Foundation supports these organizations to ensure the continuation of our country's proud shooting and hunting heritage.

Here's where you come in. Does your organization need new equipment, materials, or wants to make renovations? Go to the NRA Foundation's website and apply for a grant.

NRA Foundation grants provide essential program funding, ensuring the availability of quality training and educational opportunities nationwide. Grants benefit programs such as youth education, law enforcement training, hunter education, conservation, firearms and marksmanship training and safety, and much more. Bona fide federal, state or local law enforcement agencies, accredited schools and qualified, nonprofit organizations including Boy Scout troops and 4-H groups have all benefited from NRA Foundation funding.

The NRA Foundation's mission is to support eligible educational programs across the country and it does this mission well.

“Nonprofit organizations involved in firearm-related activities or defense of the Second Amendment can be considered for grant awards,” said Ruthann Sprague, Grant Manager. “We are proud to support organizations and programs that ensure our shooting and hunting heritage.”

NRA Foundation grants are awarded in accordance with Internal Revenue Service rules and regulations. Grant applications begin with an easy five question eligibility quiz that will determine which type of grant will best suit your organization's needs.

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