Mission: The NRA Foundation, Inc. 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. These activities are designed to promote firearms and hunting safety, to enhance marksmanship skills of those participating in the shooting sports, and to educate the general public about firearms in their historic, technological and artistic context. Funds granted by The NRA Foundation benefit a variety of constituencies throughout the United States including children, youth, women, individuals with physical disabilities, gun collectors, law enforcement officers, hunters and competitive shooters.
Programs: 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 disablilities in the shooting sports refuse to be a victim program training women on how to avoid being the victim of crime wildlife and natural resource conservation goals, such as hunters for the hungry environment conservation and hunting outreach echo youth hunter education challenge yhec 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 foundations 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.