SUPPORT THE NRA Whittington Center 

The NRA Whittington Center's ability to maintain and improve its facilities depends solely on the support received from your membership, participation in events and voluntary tax-deductible donations. Support the future of the shooting sports.

Become a member or make a contribution today!


Membership really does matter. Become a member of the NRA Whittington Center. In return for your support, you’ll receive valuable membership benefits. Plus, your support will help keep the shooting sports going strong in America.



The Whittington Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We rely on friends like you to help keep our doors open. By making a tax-deductible gift today, you’ll bring more competitions, classes and events to the Center – and keep the shooting sports alive for generations.


Support the Museum Expansion Campaign

Established in 2008, the mission of the Frank Brownell Museum of the Southwest is to restore and display the nation’s most important and historic firearms.



You can make a difference. Volunteer and help bring the joy of the shooting sports to more of our fellow citizens. 


Corporate Sponsorships

Join the ever growing list of amazing and generous companies that support the NRA Whittington Center in so many ways. Explore the idea of your company or organization giving to keep freedom alive.


Plan a Future Gift

Plan for a future gift to support the Whittington Center. After providing for your family, the Whittington Center would be honored to be included in your estate plans. Estate gifts are an essential source of revenue for the NRA Whittington Center.



“Each of us is responsible for helping to preserve the liberties we enjoy if they are to survive for future generations.”

—Jack Simmons Explaining why he and his wife Donna created life insurance policies to benefit the NRA Whittington Center.

“I'm getting a nice income and helping the NRA at the same time. Through my gift I also sponsor local kids for Adventure Camp at the Whittington Center, giving me the opportunity to do things I might not have been able to do otherwise.”

—Edward Eklund On his Charitable Gift Annuity.

“Words cannot say enough. I love Whittington Center. I've seen it grow from… a large piece of property to what it is today: A fantastic facility with some of the best shooting ranges in the world.”

—Edward Eklund On why he chose to give an estate gift to the NRA Whittington Center.

Continue Exploring the NRA Whittington Center 

The general public is welcome to stay at the Whittington Center. There is a broad range of housing to accommodate individuals, couples, and small to large groups.

The NRA Whittington Center hosts hundreds of private and public events every year. Take a look at our schedule and plan your visit today.

All Whittington-U courses are taught on 360 degree ranges where dynamic movement, defensive posture and the fundamentals of pistol marksmanship are emphasized.

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Located near beautiful Raton, New Mexico, the NRA Whittington Center is home to the nation’s premier hunting, shooting, and outdoor recreation facility. The NRA Whittington Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and relies on the generous contributions of donors who want to preserve our heritage of freedom for the next generation of shooters and hunters.


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