Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

aka NRA

Fairfax, VA

Mission

NRA Bylaws Article II
The purposes and objectives of the National Rifle Association of America are:
1. To protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, especially with reference to the inalienable right of the individual American citizen guaranteed by such Constitution to acquire, possess, collect, exhibit, transport, carry, transfer ownership of, and enjoy the right to use arms, in order that the people may always be in a position to exercise their legitimate individual rights of self-preservation and defense of family, person, and property, as well as to serve effectively in the appropriate militia for the common defense of the Republic and the individual liberty of its citizens;
2. To promote public safety, law and order, and the national defense;
3. To train members of law enforcement agencies, the armed forces, the militia, and people of good repute in marksmanship and in the safe handling and efficient use of small arms;
4. To foster and promote the shooting sports, including the advancement of amateur competitions in marksmanship at the local, state, regional, national, and international levels;
5. To promote hunter safety, and to promote and defend hunting as a shooting sport and as a viable and necessary method of fostering the propagation, growth and conservation, and wise use of our renewable wildlife resources.
The Association may take all actions necessary and proper in the furtherance of these purposes and objectives.

Ruling Year

1944

CEO and Executive Vice President

CEO and Executive Vice President Wayne R. LaPierre

Main Address

11250 Waples Mill Road

Fairfax, VA 22030 USA

Keywords

Gun safety, firearms safety, firearms education, firearms training, nature conservation, nature preservation, law enforcement

EIN

53-0116130

 Number

3150222613

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (R01)

Civil Liberties Advocacy (R60)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Our programs

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Educational, competitive, community service, and training programs

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Financials

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Fiscal year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

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Operations

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Board Leadership Practices

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

No

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

No

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

No

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

No

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

No