Any request to support a project that seeks to improve a facility is considered a capital improvement. This includes, but is not limited to:
*Please note that requests for items such as portable shooting points, like those used by JROTC units for air rifle training, are not considered to be a capital improvement.
The NRA Foundation considers requests for certain trap machines to be a capital improvement to the facility. Specifically, requests for commercial grade trap machines that are designed to be a permanent fixture at a facility (regardless of their portability).
In addition to the required organizational documents (see Frequently Asked Questions, Completing the Application), applications for capital improvement grants must:
Please note, simply being open to the public, and charging the public for use, does not provide a public benefit.
Letters from clubs or ranges that describe how the project will benefit NRA members, club members, or potential members do not show a public benefit. Such letters will be disregarded, and you will be requested to provide additional documentation demonstrating a public benefit before the application can move forward.
The NRA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. The NRA Foundation Tax ID number is: 52-1710886