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Pennsylvania: Join Us for the Pittman-Robertson Grants Announcement—Wednesday, March 21!

Monday, March 19, 2018

Pennsylvania: Join Us for the Pittman-Robertson Grants Announcement—Wednesday, March 21!

Dear NRA member, 

You are invited to join David Bernhardt, Deputy Secretary for the U.S. Department of the Interior to announce the disbursement of the Pittman-Robertson grants to Pennsylvania. This year the grants total over $1.1 billion. Pennsylvania will be receiving $36,729,255.

Background on Pittman-Robertson Grants

Pittman-Robertson grants are funded by an excise tax on long guns, hand guns, ammunition and archery equipment.  It is paid by hunters, manufacturers, producers, and importers and applies to all commercial sales and imports, whether their purpose is hunting, sport shooting, or personal defense. The grants must be used by the state’s fish and game department, require a match of 25% non-federal sources and can be used for management of wildlife/habitat, the construction of public shooting ranges, hunter safety education and other conservation efforts.

Event Details

When: 
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
12:00 pm

Where: 
Children’s Lake, TCO Fly Shop
2 E 1st St
Boiling Springs, PA 17007
 

Who: 
David Bernhardt, Deputy Secretary for the U.S. Department of the Interior, members of the sportsmen community, outdoor equipment/firearms/archery/boating company representatives, state agency officials and state and local elected officials.

Event Format: 
Brief remarks by David Bernhardt and others followed by a check presentation and a photo opportunity with attendees.

If you would like to attend, please click HERE or the button below to RSVP.

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