NRA Foundation Grants for Firearms Projects & Events

NRA Grants

NRA Grants from the NRA Foundation

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Grant Guidelines

Grant Deadline: This program accepts applications on an ongoing basis.

Promote, Advance & Encourage Firearms, the Shooting Sports & Hunting Safety

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.

What this grant does for your agency

Agencies awarded the NRA Foundation Grants receive grants for projects, events, and/or initiatives that conform to, and foster the purposes in, The NRA Foundation’s Articles of Incorporation and mission statement. These purposes are as follows:

  • To promote, advance, and encourage firearms, the shooting sports, and hunting safety.
  • To educate individuals, including the youth of the United States, with respect to firearms, firearms history, participation in the shooting sports, hunting safety, and marksmanship, as well as with respect to other subjects that are of importance to the well being of the general public.
  • To conduct research in furtherance of improved firearms safety and marksmanship facilities and techniques.
  • To support activities of the National Rifle Association of America, but only to the extent that such activities are in furtherance of charitable, educational, or scientific purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code which includes activities that are charitable, educational, or foster National or International sports competition.

Only a limited number of grants will be awarded.

Grant Eligibility

An applicant may be any organization, association, or other lawfully recognized entity, with a unique federal employer identification number (EIN) issued by the Internal Revenue Service. Eligible organizations or groups may apply for a NRA Foundation State Fund Committee grant for a qualifying project or activity. Eligibility and funding amount are determined solely by the Foundation. NRA Foundation Grant Guidelines:

About the NRA Foundation, Inc.

Established in 1990, The NRA Foundation, Inc. (“NRA Foundation”) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that raises tax-deductible contributions in support of a wide range of firearm-related public interest activities of the National Rifle Association of America and other organizations that defend and foster the Second Amendment rights of all law-abiding Americans. More

Grant Deadline

Grant application deadlines vary by state. See the grant map for NRA grant information for your state.


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