Fundraising Sources

The NRA Foundation, Inc.

Since its inception, The NRA Foundation, Inc. has funded more than 15,000 grants totaling over $100 million, making it America's leading charitable organization in support of the shooting sports.

State Fund Grants are awarded to eligible applicants for qualifying projects or activities that promote firearms and hunting safety and enhance the marksmanship skills of those participating in the shooting sports. State Fund Committees meet annually to review and recommend eligible projects for funding. Final approval rests with The NRA Foundation, Inc. Board of Trustees. Application submission deadlines and meeting dates are determined independently within each respective state.

The Foundation has announced the implementation of an online grant application process. The electronic application form is available on The NRA Foundation website at

The conservation organizations listed below offer grants in support of youth shooting sports programs. We recommend that you visit their websites where you will be directed to their Chapter Locator, Regional Chairman, or Regional Director. Send a letter, email or call the person at the number listed to become familiar with their grant application process. Be prepared to meet with the local committee or go to a fundraising banquet. Fundraising banquets are a great place to ask for help and show support for the local chapter.