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The NRA Foundation
11250 Waples Mill Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
tel: (877) 672-4483
fax: (703) 267-3985
EIN: 52-1710886

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Board Leadership

Frank R. Brownell, III


Wayne Sheets
Executive Director

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Community Development : Fundraising

The NRA Foundation

Teach freedom

(out of 100)
Overall 83.58 3 stars
  Financial 85.35 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 3 stars
This rating was published 08/01/2015 using data for FY2013, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics (Data from FY2013 990)
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Primary Revenue Growth -1.9%
  Program Expenses Growth 9.3%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.58
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The NRA Foundation on the FY2013 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2013)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,227,294
   Federated Campaigns $281,524
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $18,909,175
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $25,417,993
   Program Service Revenue $43,420
Total Primary Revenue $25,461,413
   Other Revenue $15,876,100
TOTAL REVENUE $41,337,513
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $25,949,437
   Administrative Expenses $1,944,432
   Fundraising Expenses $3,590,885
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $9,852,759
Net Assets $106,203,166


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2013)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Wayne L. LaPierre Executive Director $834,786


Established in 1990, The NRA Foundation 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.

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