The NRA Foundation Endowments
Just as a firmly laid foundation is the basis for any building, a consistent supply of resources is vital to sustaining that building.
That’s the role of The NRA Foundation’s Endowment — sustaining the foundation in the present while also providing a permanent source of revenue to NRA and other programs that carry, sustain and grow the shooting sports for years to come.
Ensuring the Future
for upcoming generations to enjoy the firearms tradition intended by our Founding Fathers.
Multiple Endowment Categories
provide valuable resources to a variety of shooting sports related programs.
manage the investment of NRA Foundation endowment funds with Board of Trustees oversight.
Provides support to the educational programs of NRA through gun safety training, hunter education, youth programs, scholarships or other programs.
Competitive Shooting & National Championships Endowment
Helps to ensure continued operation and growth of national- championship level competition, and enhances shooting participation in matches across the nation.
Disabled Shooting Services Endowment
Supports programs promoting hunting and recreational shooting opportunities for Americans with physical disabilities.
Firearms & Marksmanship Training Endowment
Supports educational programs, activities and materials promoting gun safety, marksmanship training, gunsmithing and the shooting sports.
Gun Collecting Endowment
Supports the promotion of gun collecting and the historical, technological and cultural disciplines that gun collecting embraces.
Gun Collectors Leadership Endowment
Supports the promotion, development and growth of educational and public services programs for the gun collecting community.
Gunsmith Training Endowment
Invests in NRA’s cooperative programs with institutions of higher learning to develop gunsmithing education programs within their curricula, and provides tuition assistance for deserving students who demonstrate a desire to pursue a career in gunsmithing.
Handloading Education Endowment
Invests in programs that teach the basics of rifle, pistol, and/or shotgun ammunition reloading, with an emphasis on equipment, reloading components, and safety.
Hunting & Wildlife Conservation Endowment
Supports programs promoting hunting education, wildlife management, conservation and the development of hunter education materials and skills training at any level.
Law Enforcement Training Endowment
Supports instructors, agencies and programs serving law enforcement personnel through enhancement of professional firearms-related skills, state-of-the-art gun safety and marksmanship training.
Military and Veteran’s Affairs Endowment
Supports the growth and betterment of Second Amendment and firearms-related programs that serve military personnel and veterans of the United States of America.
National Firearms Museum Endowment
Supports the programs and activities of the National Firearms Museum—an American treasure, and one of the world’s finest collections of historical firearm.
National School Shield Endowment
Provides funding to enhance the capacity of our nation's schools to identify and address security risks at educational institutions in America.
NRA Hunters’ Leadership Fund Endowment
Provides support for the enrichment and growth of NRA’s mission to promote and defend hunters and hunting and the future of our hunting heritage.
NRA Voice of Freedom Fund Endowment
Supports public education and communication programs.
Range Facilities and Programs Endowment
Supports programs that further the development of safe, environmentally sound, readily available shooting ranges and programs, as well as education conferences and seminars for range owners and operators.
Provides academic support for deserving students who demonstrate a need, aptitude an desire to excel in scholastics, leadership and the shooting sports.
Women’s Leadership Forum Endowment
Provides support to financially develop and sustain critical NRA educational and public service programs supporting the interests and passions of women who care deeply about the Second Amendment.
Women’s Programs Endowment
Supports programs that address the firearms-related needs and interests of women, including safety training, hunter education, recreational shooting and personal safety.
Youth Education Endowment
Supports educational activities for youth, such as firearms safety and marksmanship, hunter education and accident prevention programs.
A named endowment can be established within an endowment category for a minimum gift of $100,000, subject to certain criteria. This allows a donor and their friends, family, company or institution to leave a lasting legacy for the particular program area in which they have an interest in perpetuating. Named endowment donors receive an annual report of their named endowment’s fair value and annual distribution from the fund.
More Ways of Giving
Gift of Guns
A gift of personal firearms will provide you with a tax-deduction for the value of the property.