NRA Foundation Donations To Benefit NRA Youth Education Scholarships

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NRA Foundation Donations To Benefit NRA Youth Education Scholarships

FAIRFAX, Va. -( The NRA Foundation invites supporters to give the gift of Y.E.S. as part of this year’s #GivingTuesday campaign, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017.

All donations made to The NRA Foundation through on that day will directly benefit the NRA Youth Education Scholarship Fund and support future participants in the NRA Youth Education Summit (Y.E.S.), an expenses-paid, educational experience in Washington, D.C. each summer.

In 2018, Y.E.S. will grow to two, one-week sessions, scheduled for July 9–15 and July 23-29. This expansion doubles the number of students experiencing this life-changing program, developing into strong leaders in their communities, and competing for college scholarships.

The Youth Education Summit encourages young adults to become active citizens and leaders of tomorrow by learning about the Constitution and Bill of Rights, the Federal government and the importance of engaging in civic affairs.

Competitive team debates and casual current events discussions highlight the diverse backgrounds and beliefs of participants while fostering fellowship and respect.

The program’s nonstop agenda also includes exciting activities and opportunities, from meeting with members of Congress and visiting NRA headquarters to touring historic sites and monuments in the D.C. area and reflecting on the dedicated service of the nation’s military.

Through participation in the program’s events, students compete for $55,000 in college scholarships, which will be supported by #GivingTuesday donations. Say “Y.E.S.” on Nov. 28 and support tomorrow’s leaders!

Visit their website to learn more and help us “Lead the Legacy” by investing in the next generation of Second Amendment champions.

Thanks to Friends of NRA fundraising and grants provided by The NRA Foundation, more than $540,000 in scholarships has been awarded since the creation of Y.E.S. in 1996.

To learn more about Y.E.S., including how to apply, visit


About the National Rifle Association:

Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America’s oldest civil rights and sportsmen’s group. Five million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and is the leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the military. Visit


About The NRA Foundation:

Established in 1990, 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 firearm and hunting safety, to enhance marksmanship skills of those participating in the shootings sports, and to educate the general public about firearms in their historic, technological, and artistic context. More information about The NRA Foundation can be found online at

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joe martin
joe martin
4 years ago

Gee, another plea for money from the NRA, surprise, surprise. I wonder just how much of the money donated actually goes to the Youth Education Scholarships and how much goes to Wayne LaPierre’s salary, office rent, expense account and expense account, not to mention the other full-time permanent office holders’ salaries and expenses.


Wild Bill
Wild Bill
4 years ago
Reply to  joe martin

m, I am not currently sending donations to the NRA because of their position on bump stocks, and I told them so. It is true that LaPierre gets paid a bunch, but he was directly responsible for helping defeat Hillary Clintoon. Now, I would do LaPierre’s job for considerably less, about a dollar per year, but I don’t think that you’d be getting the same quality product. You know, you get what you pay for.