NRA Foundation supports grant funding to state or local law enforcement agencies, accredited schools and qualified, nonprofit organizations
Arnold Jr. Shooters from Kirkwood, Missouri, recently received a grant from the NRA Foundation.
Fairfax, Virginia - The NRA
Foundation is the country's foremost charitable organization serving the
shooting sports and safeguarding the exercise of our Second Amendment rights. Since
its inception in 1990 The Foundation has awarded over 32,000 grants totaling
more than $230 million. Grants benefit programs such as youth education, law
enforcement training, hunter education, historical firearms, conservation,
firearms and marksmanship training and safety, and much more.
The 2015 grant cycle has begun and
the new grant application is now available. Eligibility guidelines, rules and
the application are available online at http://www.nrafoundation.org/apply-for-a-grant.aspx.
There is a helpful “Frequently Asked Questions” page, which applicants will
find useful. Applicants begin with an easy five question eligibility quiz that
will direct them to the correct application, either the General Grant
Application or the Range Grant Application. Prospective applicants can also find
their state application submission information and deadline from this
Grants are awarded in accordance
with Internal Revenue Service rules and regulations and in the furtherance of the
Foundation’s mission. The NRA Foundation supports grant
funding to state or local law enforcement agencies, accredited schools and
qualified, nonprofit organizations.
Boy Scout troops, the NRA Eddie Eagle Gun Safe Program, 4-H groups, the
Youth Education Summit (Y.E.S.), nonprofit ranges and many
other qualified programs benefit from NRA Foundation funding.
“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.”
Specific grant forms, guidelines,
eligibility requirements and submission deadlines are available online at: www.nrafoundation.org or by contacting
the NRA Foundation Grant Department at 1-800-554-9498.