PLATINUM2023

The NRA Foundation, Inc.

aka NRA Foundation   |   Fairfax, VA   |  www.nrafoundation.org

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.

Ruling year info

1991

President

Mr. Tom King

Main address

11250 Waples Mill Rd

Fairfax, VA 22030 USA

Show more contact info

EIN

52-1710886

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (T12)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (O12)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Sign in or create an account to view Form(s) 990 for 2022, 2021 and 2020.
Register now

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

This profile needs more info.

If it is your nonprofit, add a problem overview.

Login and update

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Second Amendment Related Programs

The NRA Foundation finances programs that provide direct community support, including: The Eddie Eagle GunSafe* program for children pre-kindergarten to sixth grade; Partners in Shooting which works with individuals with physical disabilities in the shooting sports; Refuse to be a Victim* program which provides materials and training to women on how to avoid being the victim of a crime; Hunters for the Hungry programs; Environment Conservation & Hunting Research (ECHO); Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC); basic firearms training courses which stress firearms training/education/safety; marksmanship qualification programs; instructor certification; and law enforcement training. *registered trademark

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Total number of grants awarded

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Support 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. Promote firearms and hunting safety, enhance marksmanship skills of those participating in the shooting sports, educate the general public about firearms in their historic, technological and artistic context.

Grant awards to fund programs promoting firearms and hunting safety, enhancing marksmanship skills of those participating in the shooting sports, and educating the general public about firearms in their historic, technological and artistic context to 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.

The NRA Foundation is America's foremost charitable organization serving the shooting sports and safeguarding the exercise of our Second Amendment rights.

The NRA Foundation has funded 60,000 grants since inception in 1990, for a total of over $473 million.

Financials

The NRA Foundation, Inc.
lock

Unlock financial insights by subscribing to our monthly plan.

Subscribe

Unlock nonprofit financial insights that will help you make more informed decisions. Try our monthly plan today.

  • Analyze a variety of pre-calculated financial metrics
  • Access beautifully interactive analysis and comparison tools
  • Compare nonprofit financials to similar organizations

Want to see how you can enhance your nonprofit research and unlock more insights?
Learn more about GuideStar Pro.

Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

lock

Connect with nonprofit leaders

Subscribe

Build relationships with key people who manage and lead nonprofit organizations with GuideStar Pro. Try a low commitment monthly plan today.

  • Analyze a variety of pre-calculated financial metrics
  • Access beautifully interactive analysis and comparison tools
  • Compare nonprofit financials to similar organizations

Want to see how you can enhance your nonprofit research and unlock more insights? Learn More about GuideStar Pro.

lock

Connect with nonprofit leaders

Subscribe

Build relationships with key people who manage and lead nonprofit organizations with GuideStar Pro. Try a low commitment monthly plan today.

  • Analyze a variety of pre-calculated financial metrics
  • Access beautifully interactive analysis and comparison tools
  • Compare nonprofit financials to similar organizations

Want to see how you can enhance your nonprofit research and unlock more insights? Learn More about GuideStar Pro.

The NRA Foundation, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 11/17/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Tom King

N/A

Ronnie Barrett

Sonya Rowling

Ruthann Sprague

Kevin Hogan

Joseph Gregory

Chief J. William Carter

James W Porter, II

Carolyn D Meadows

Maria Heil

Dr. Stephen R Plaster

Regis J Synan

Scott L Bach

Greer Johnson

Willes K Lee

Anne Draper

Wayne R LaPierre

Charles L Cotton

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

GuideStar worked with BoardSource, the national leader in nonprofit board leadership and governance, to create this section.

  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No