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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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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education (Fundraising)

The NRA Foundation

Teach freedom

(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 86.72 3 stars
  Financial 94.68 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 3 stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.63
  Program Expenses Growth 14.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The NRA Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,087,328
   Federated Campaigns $234,408
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $18,452,674
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $30,774,410
   Program Service Revenue $49,145
Total Primary Revenue $30,823,555
   Other Revenue $14,840,369
TOTAL REVENUE $45,663,924
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $33,253,589
   Administrative Expenses $1,712,697
   Fundraising Expenses $3,677,737
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,019,901
Net Assets $114,719,112

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Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Wayne L. LaPierre Executive Director $927,863


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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