Friends of NRA – Southern California Grants

Over $180,000 in Funding

Friends of NRA
Friends of NRA
SoCal Friends of NRA
SoCal Friends of NRA

Tustin, CA -( The generous contributions of SoCal Friends of NRA supporters are pooled each year into one fund and distributed as grants to further the shooting sports.

One representative from each local Friends of NRA fundraising team participates on the peer review panel. Congratulations to the following organizations recommended to receive over $180,000 in products and funding (pending final approval by the NRA Foundation Board of Directors):

  • American Legion Post 862
  • Apple Valley Gun Club
  • Arrowhead Fish & Game Conservation
  • Bridge Junior Shooting Club
  • Cal-Diego Paralyzed Veterans Assoc
  • CALGUNS Shooting Sports Assoc
  • CA Inland Empire Council BSA
  • CA Junior Clay Breakers
  • Chaffey High School NJROTC
  • Corona Sportsmen’s Club
  • Crenshaw High School MCJROTC
  • Escondido Fish and Game Assoc
  • Henry J Kaiser High School JROTC
  • Lemon Grove Rod & Gun Club
  • Long Beach Area Council BSA
  • Lucerne Valley Lion’s Club
  • NRA Southern California Programs
  • Orange County Council BSA
  • Orange Glen High School NJROTC
  • Palo Verde HS Army JROTC
  • Perris High School
  • Praise Temple / Royal Rangers 145
  • Regents UC / Leona Vly Racketeers 4-H
  • Regents UC / Roadrunners 4-H
  • Regents UC / Westside 4-H
  • Royal High School AFJROTC
  • San Diego – Imperial Council BSA
  • San Diego Junior Pheasant Hunt
  • San Marcos High School AFJROTC
  • So Cal Top Guns
  • South Bay Rod & Gun Club
  • So CA Council / Royal Rangers
  • US Naval Sea Cadets El Toro Battalion
  • Ventura County Council BSA
  • VFW Post 10049 / BSA Troop 649
  • West Valley High School NJROTC
  • Western LA County Council BSA
  • WLACC BSA / Camp Emerald Bay

Applications for the 2017 cycle will be accepted after August 2016. The deadline is late October 2016. Visit for details.

About Friends of NRA:

Friends of NRA is a grassroots fund-raising program that fosters community involvement to organize and, with help from NRA field staff, plan community events for firearms enthusiasts. All net proceeds from Friends of NRA events are allocated to The NRA Foundation, the leading charitable organization in support of the shooting sports. Through NRA Foundation grants for equipment, training materials, range improvements, and more, qualified local, state, and national programs receive aid to involve and inspire a new generation of competitive shooters.

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