Posted February 15, 2017 12:24 pm by Comments

By Ammoland Editor Joe Evans

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MISSOULA, Mont. -(Ammoland.com)- Boone and Crockett Club recently matched a $2,000 grant from the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) awarded to the Montana Council of Boy Scouts of America (BSA).

The $4,000 total will be used to help support the shooting sports program at Montana High Adventure Base (MOHAB) and throughout the Montana Council BSA by providing safe and up-to-date equipment.

For the past six years, NSSF has provided funds to local BSA Councils through its BSA Council Challenge Grant program.

The grants awarded are to reflect planning to strengthen and increase BSA Council activities in shooting sports and commitment to the advancement of knowledge and understanding of shooting sports activites and firearms safety.

The NSSF believes that learning proper skills and safety techniques at an early age often results in a lifetime interest in shooting sports and the outdoors.

This year, NSSF is providing a total of $100,000 to qualifying BSA Councils. Of this amount, the first 50 qualifying grant applicants were eligible to receive up to a maximum of $2,000 in matching grant funding from the NSSF. Boone and Crockett Club stepped in to double that amount with $2,000 to help …Read the Rest

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