An applicant may be an incorporated or otherwise state-recognized nonprofit organization, 501(c) entity, or government agency, and must possess a unique Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN) issued by the Internal Revenue Service. Eligible organizations or groups may apply for an NRA Foundation State Fund Committee grant for a qualifying project or activity. Eligibility and funding amount are determined solely by the Foundation.
Applicants shall not discriminate against any member, person, or other user of its facilities or equipment on the basis of age, race, color, sex, or national origin. Applicants are not required to be members of or have association with the NRA to receive funds under this grant program.
If you have questions as to whether a project or program qualifies for funding, please send a written summary of your proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following organizations are NOT eligible for grants:
Grant requests must conform to, and foster the purposes in, The NRA Foundation’s Articles of Incorporation and mission statement. These purposes are as follows:
The NRA Foundation considers requests for certain trap machines to be range improvements. These machines are considered to be commercial grade and are designed to be a permanent fixture at a range (regardless of their portability). The following machines are considered to be range improvements:
Club 275 ATA
PRO ATA Set
Trio Field Simulator
Other similar machines to those listed above will also be considered range improvements.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT RANGE GRANT APPLICATIONS, PLEASE SEE THE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR RANGE GRANTS.
The following activities or projects are not eligible for funding:
If funds are awarded in one year there is no guarantee of funding in subsequent years.
Submitting both your governing documents and IRS determination letter, if applicable, may speed review and approval of your grant application.
Unused grant funds must be returned to the Foundation so that they may be made available to other applicants in future grant cycles. Please return unused funds via check made out to the NRA Foundation, Inc., noting the grant reference number, by mail to:
NRA Foundation Grants
11250 Waples Mill Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
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