NRA Special Contribution Fund, Whittington Center NM
The NRA Special Contribution Fund provides education and training in firearms safety, marksmanship, and wildlife conservation via the NRA Whittington Center, which covers 33,000 acres near Raton, New Mexico. Founded in 1973, the Whittington Center is the most comprehensive shooting facility in America today. In 2007 the Whittington Center was visited by over 183,000 unique visitors. Events in 2007 included clinics, tournaments, matches, guided and unguided hunts, nature trail rides, and Adventure Camp for junior outdoors enthusiasts.