COLO SPRGS, CO (Nov. 19, 2023) – USA Shooting is pleased to announce that the NRA Foundation is now our sole platinum level partner, the highest level of giving and sponsorship provided to our organization.
The NRA Foundation has a decades long history of supporting the USA Shooting team. The foundation’s newest level of support is essential for our Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic hopeful athletes.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with The NRA Foundation again as their contributions will provide the very best for our elite athletes,” said Craig Kozeniesky, USA Shooting CEO. “The NRA Foundation’s support comes at a crucial time as our team prepares for their Path to Paris 2024.”
The NRA Foundation’s support will help our athletes represent the United States at the highest levels of competitiveness in international shooting events. With the Games less than a year away, the NRA Foundation’s contributions allow our athletes to compete in critical competitions that help secure their spots on the 2024 Paris Olympic and Paralympic teams.
USA Shooting athletes most recently won a whopping total of eighteen medals at the 2023 Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile. The unwavering support from the NRA Foundation played a part in the teams’ international success.
USA Shooting is proud to have the NRA Foundation as a platinum partner backing our team of talented athletes. The NRA Foundation’s preservation of core American values and traditions to Teach Freedom directly aligns with USA Shooting’s empowering American athletes for Olympic and Paralympic success and grow the shooting sports community.
“The NRA Foundation is proud to partner with USA Shooting to show our support for the Olympic and Paralympic athletes competing in the 2024 Paris games,” said Tyler Schropp, Executive Director of The NRA Foundation. “Shooting sports in the Olympics embody a celebration of precision, skill, and global unity. By including disciplines that demand unparalleled focus and athleticism, we showcase the diversity of human talent and the shared pursuit of excellence, fostering a connection between tradition and the ever-evolving spirit of the Olympic Games. We will be cheering on our athletes at the games and wish them great luck!”
About The NRA Foundation
Established in 1990, The NRA Foundation, Inc. (“NRA Foundation”) 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 and other organizations that defend and foster the Second Amendment rights of all law-abiding Americans. Funds granted by The NRA Foundation benefit a variety of constituencies throughout the United States including youth, women, individuals with physical disabilities, gun collectors, law enforcement officers, hunters and competitive shooters.
About USA Shooting
USA Shooting, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation was chartered by the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee as the National Governing Body for the Olympic Shooting Sports in April 1995. The organization develops and implements programs to promote growth in the sport and serves as a sanctioning body for local and national competitions. Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, at the US Olympic and Paralympic Training Center, USA Shooting has a full-time staff dedicated to our sport.