The surge in gun sales and shooting sports participation in recent years has fueled the need for ever-more places to shoot. Here’s an in-depth look at how state fish-and-game agencies use funds collected from excise taxes paid by gun and ammo buyers to build public shooting ranges.
The NRA Hunters’ Leadership Forum has awarded a $50,000 challenge grant to the First Hunt Foundation to help establish the Hunting Heritage Endowment and provide for on-the-ground mentoring work.
Delta Waterfowl will deliver its University Hunting Program (UHP) at Virginia Tech this year, thanks to support from the 2021 Virginia Wildlife Grant Program through a partnership between the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources and the Wildlife Foundation of Virginia.
The Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund is proud to award a $100,000 grant to the National Archery in the School Program (NASP).
The Hunters Helping the Hungry program has received a $1,500 grant award from National Rifle Association Hunters for the Hungry, to aid the program in helping Nebraskans in need.
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is offering shooting-range improvement grants to encourage upgrades of shooting ranges for enhanced safety and operation.