EIN 52-1710886

NRA Foundation

IRS 501(c) type
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The NRA Foundation is the country's leading charitable organization in support of the shooting sports, having awarded thousands of grants in support of educational programs since its inception in 1990.
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Program areas at NRA Foundation

The Nra Foundation financially supports programs that provide direct community support, including: eddie eagle gunsafe program for children; partners in shooting, working with individuals with physical disabilities in the shooting sports; refuse to be a victim program training women on how to avoid being the victim of a crime; wildlife and natural resource conservation goals, such as hunters for the hungry; environment conservation and hunting outreach (echo); youth hunter education challenge (yhec); national school shield; basic firearms training and safety courses; marksmanship qualification programs; instructor and range safety officer certifications; and law enforcement training. Boy scouts and 4-h groups are among the most frequent recipients of funding - for merit badge, hunter education and safety training. Numerous programs benefit men, women and youth across the country.
The Nra Foundation's national firearms law seminar is conducted annually and is an opportunity for attorneys who represent firearms owners and firearms-related businesses to meet and discuss legal issues and theories relevant to this expanding area of the law. A nationally-renowned faculty is always on hand to address a broad range of firearms-related issues.

Grants made by NRA Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
National Rifle Association (NRA)Community Outreach, Training, Safety, Education, 2nd Amendment, General Shooting Program, Hunting / Conservation, Endowment Grant, Scholarships$12,073,526
Speedway Children's CharitiesYouth Programs$425,000
Independence Institute2nd Amendment Protection, Training, Safety, Education$268,075
...and 653 more grants made totalling $16,050,065

Who funds NRA Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Margie and Robert E. Petersen FoundationEducation$8,148,169
Partlo FoundationThe Nra Foundation's General Fund$250,098
Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT)For the Nrraf and Ussaf Collaboration$100,000
...and 35 more grants received totalling $8,879,952

Personnel at NRA Foundation

James W PorterExecutive Director$0
Craig B SprayTreasurer$0
William H SatterfieldPresident$0
Wilson H PhillipsFormer Treasurer 9 and 13 and 2018$0
Skipp C GalythlySecretary$0
...and 6 more key personnel

Financials for NRA Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$24,070,042
Program services$49,395
Investment income and dividends$2,570,071
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,248,800
Net income from fundraising events$3,464,280
Net income from gaming activities$13,908,334
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$5,827
Total revenues$45,316,749

Form 990s for NRA Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-03-02990View PDF
2018-122020-02-05990View PDF
2017-122018-12-22990View PDF
2016-122017-10-30990View PDF
2015-122017-04-10990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 9 new grant, including a grant for $40,000 from John R Woods Foundation
September 22, 2021
Received grants
Identified 13 new grant, including a grant for $250,098 from Partlo Foundation
September 6, 2021
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
April 30, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsSports organizationsCharities
EducationHuman services
Funds one specific organizationProvides grantsConducts researchFundraising eventsNational levelCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donationsNo full-time employeesEndowed support
General information
11250 Waples Mill Rd
Fairfax, VA 22030
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Fairfax County, VA
Website URL
(800) 423-6894
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
N11: Recreation and Sports Single Organization Support
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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