EIN 53-0116130

National Rifle Association (NRA)

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The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) is an American nonprofit organization which advocates for gun rights.
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National Rifle Association of America
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The nra institute for legislative action advocates on behalf of safe and responsible gun owners. As the foremost protector and defender of the second amendment, the nra promotes firearms safety, advocates against efforts to erode gun rights and freedoms, fights for initiatives aimed at reducing violent crime, and promotes hunters' rights and conservation efforts. Nra members recognize this vital importance of nraila's true grassroots work to preserve the second amendment for future generations of shooters and outdoor sportsmen and sportswomen. This legion of engaged and motivated members is the reason for the nra's strength.
Nra membership support includes publications, education and training, field services, competitive shooting, law enforcement, hunter services, member communications services, member programs, member services, and fulfillment of member services. The chief value of nra membership is in gun safety and training along with regular reinforcement of these lessons and principles by keeping engaged with the community of outdoor lovers and safe and responsible shooting enthusiasts. Nra membership support and fulfillment are dedicated to providing nra members with high quality support as well as content delivered through many platforms. Safe and responsible gun ownership remains the cornerstone of everything the Association provides for members.
Nra shows and exhibits include the nra annual meetings and members exhibit hall, held in a different city each year, and other shows around the country. The annual meetings and exhibits are presented as a celebration of american freedom featuring acres of exhibits, premier events, educational seminars and workshops, and fun-filled activities for the entire family.

Who funds National Rifle Association (NRA)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
NRA FoundationCommunity Outreach, Training, Safety, Education, 2nd Amendment, General Shooting Program, Hunting / Conservation, Endowment Grant, Scholarships$6,367,910
Nra Civil Rights Defense FundSee Statement$176,628
Cabela Family FoundationGeneral$40,000
...and 9 more grants received

Personnel at NRA

Sonya B RowlingTreasurer and Chief Financial Officer$416,470
Vanessa B ShahidiChief of Staff$297,588
Andrew ArulanandamManaging Director , Public Affairs$315,062
Derek RobinsonManaging Director , Membership$222,696
Doug HamlinExecutive Director , Publications$530,712
...and 12 more key personnel

Financials for NRA

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$71,781,619
Program services$101,786,747
Investment income and dividends$2,537,460
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$10,933,159
Net rental income$-463,934
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$99,926
Net income from fundraising events$534,466
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$1,613,449
Miscellaneous revenues$22,509,134
Total revenues$211,332,026

Form 990s for NRA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-10990View PDF
2021-122022-11-10990View PDF
2020-122023-04-28990View PDF
2020-122021-11-19990View PDF
2020-122021-11-15990View PDF
...and 11 more Form 990s

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Data update history
January 21, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
January 21, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 14 new personnel
December 31, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
December 23, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $176,628 from Nra Civil Rights Defense Fund
August 6, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsHuman rights organizationsCivil rights and social justice organizationsHeadquarter / parent organizations
EducationHuman rights
MembershipsPolitical advocacyFundraising eventsOperates internationallyNational levelEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsAuction fundraisers
General information
11250 Waples Mill Rd
Fairfax, VA 22030
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Fairfax County, VA
Website URL
(800) 672-3888
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
R60: Civil Liberties Advocacy
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status
Central organization
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