Estate Planning

When you commit a gift through your will or other estate document, you'll be contributing to the programs and activities of the NRA Whittington Center by leaving a legacy of Freedom.

Request an Estate Planning Guide

Submit your information to receive an electronic or print copy of the NRA’s Guide to Creating a Constitutionally Centered Will. It is an easy way to explore your options and prepare to leave a planned gift to the NRA Whittington Center.


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Sample Bequest Language*

The following is suggested language that your advisor can use to create your planned gift.

Residual Gift to the NRA Whittington Center. All [or state a %] of the rest, residue, and remainder of my property, both real and personal and wheresoever situated, I give, devise and bequeath to the NRA Whittington Center, (A 501(c)(3) entity, Federal Tax ID 23-7367534) and located at 34025 U.S. 64 West, Raton, NM 87740. This bequest is to be used for the general purposes as shall be determined by its Board of Trustees.

What is the NRA Ring of Freedom Heritage Society?

The NRA Ring of Freedom Heritage Society distinguishes those who strongly believe in the purposes of the NRA Whittington Center and generously assist in ensuring its future. Membership is for all who have included the NRA Whittington Center or other NRA related organization in their will, trust, or other estate plans.


Did you already leave a planned gift to the NRA Whittington Center?

Thank you! Please share your plans with us so we can connect and plan for the organization’s future. We want to honor you for your generosity and thank you for your support.


Need Help Planning Your Gift?

Call 800-494-4853 or email [email protected]

The NRA Whittington Center and all other NRA entities do not provide legal, accounting, tax or other advice to NRA members or other individuals. All prospective donors are strongly urged to seek the assistance of personal, legal and financial advisors in matters relating to their gifts and the resulting tax and estate planning consequences.

Continue Exploring the NRA Whittington Center 

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

Shooters can take part in competitive shooting, rifle and pistol silhouette, bullseye disciplines, and even black powder muzzle-loading rifles.

Come stay with us! 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.

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NRA Whittington Center

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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