In partnership with the Hunting Heritage Trust, NSSF has created a million-dollar grant program in support of hunting and the shooting sports recruitment, retention and reactivation efforts; known as R3. Programs will be considered that emphasize and support initiatives to provide shooting sports and hunting opportunities with a focus on non-traditional participants.
WHO MAY APPLY?
Grant applications may be submitted by and in the name of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) seeking funding for hunting and shooting sports R3 efforts. Organizations are only eligible for one grant award from the Grant Program.
HOW MUCH GRANT FUNDING IS AVAILABLE?
A total of $100,000 will be available to qualifying NGOs for the purpose of supporting projects and/or programs designed to recruit, retain and reactive (R3) hunting and shooting sports activities. Emphasis must focus on an incremental increase of participants and must be designed to attract non-traditional participants. The amount of funding that qualifying applicants may be awarded shall be at the sole discretion of NSSF. NSSF’s award decisions are final and non-reviewable.
- Grantees must use all granted funds to support the R3 Partnership Grant Program specific to shooting sports and hunting activities.
- Grant funds shall not be used for any unrelated, unnecessary or indirect expenses.
- All grant applications must be submitted to NSSF by May 15, 2020 for consideration.
- All projects must be completed by March 12, 2021.
- Midterm progress reports shall be due by October 30, 2020.
- Final written reports shall be due March 19, 2021.
HOW TO APPLY:
**Grant proposals must be received by NSSF no later than 5pm (EST) on May 15, 2020
Completed grant proposals for consideration will be sent via email and mailed to:
11 Mile Hill Road
Newtown, CT 06470-2359
Telephone: (203) 426-1320
Selected grant recipients shall be notified in writing during the first week of June.