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NRA State Association Grant Program

Official NRA State Associations are eligible to apply for funding from the National Rifle Association through the State Association Grant Program.

Don’t miss this great opportunity to enhance the shooting sports in your state! The deadline for consideration for this grant is August 1 annually. The Clubs & Associations NRA Board committee reviews all applications at the September meeting each year. Upon approval, normal processing time is 30-60 days.

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This program is specifically designed to support such projects as:

  • Purchasing Office Equipment
  • Printing a Newsletter
  • Establish a Membership Growth Plan
  • Building/Enhancing a Website
  • Paying for Staff
  • Other Association Expenses

Applicants will be asked to provide the following documentation:

  1. Project Description
  2. A list of other funding sources
  3. Budget Worksheet
  4. Copy of State Association meeting minutes or other documentation that identifies the Association’s support for the project or authorization for the application.
  5. Project Plan including criteria, states, and target completion date for each stage.
  6. Current year’s budget
  7. Copy of prior year’s financial audit report
  8. W-9 and/or IRS Determination Letter (signed and dated no more than 2 years old)
  9. Copy of State Association Bylaws
  10. List of State Association Officers

If this application is approved, the State Association is responsible for providing the NRA Clubs & Associations Committee with a written report of the project’s success within 60 days of its completion or 12 months of funding approval, whichever comes first. No additional monies will be awarded until this report is received. Download the State Association Grant Final Report Form and submit it to [email protected] upon completion.

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For more information about this program, please call us at (800) 672-2582 or email [email protected].

NRA State Associations

Representing all 50 states, these independent organizations are affiliated with and recognized by the National Rifle Association.