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Midway USA Foundation Endowment Matching ProgramMidway USA Foundation

PYSA, a 501(c)(3) public charity, is a state partner of the MidwayUSA Foundation. We work closely with them to help maximize donations to your MidwayUSA Foundation Endowment account.

Thanks to the generosity of Larry & Brenda Potterfield we have $86,800 to match donations made to Team Endowment Accounts.

Send a donation to PYSA along with a Donor Form that identifies the team account to receive the funds.  Donations made to PYSA are tax deductible under section 170 of the IRS Code.  Make your check payable to: Pennsylvania Youth Shooting Association, 326 Vanyo Rd, Berlin, PA 15530

Funds may come from any source (team, booster organization, individual, business, etc.). Your team may also return money raised from a MidwayUSA Foundation promotional item, fulfilling your LOI commitment, through PYSA. Fundraising items are usually available for teams through MidwayUSA Foundation so please check their website for details www.midwayusafoundation.org/promotions

In order to be eligible for participation in this program the following conditions must be met:

  • The youth shooting team must made up of shooters primarily residing in Pennsylvania.
  • Donor must complete and return the Donor Form along with a donation made payable to PYSA.
  • Any amount may be donated.  Donation will receive a 1:1 match of up to $1,500 by PYSA. The MidwayUSA Foundation will match the team donation according to matching criteria published on its website.

                  Example: Team to PYSA                 $1,500 \
                  PYSA match                                   $1,500     = Total of $4,500 to the Team’s endowment account!
                  MidwayUSA Foundation match       $1,500 /

  • This incentive program will end April 30, 2016 or when our matching funds have been exhausted.

R K Mellon Family Foundation Incentive for Western PA Shooting Sports Teams

This incentive program is offered in cooperation with the R.K. Mellon Family Foundation and the MidwayUSA Foundation.  The RK Mellon Family Foundation is making $30,000 in donations available.

This program is similar to our MidwayUSA Foundation Matching program, with an added match from the RK Mellon Family Foundation

In order to be eligible for participation in this program the following conditions must be met:

  • The youth shooting team must be made up of shooters primarily residing in Western Pennsylvania in the 15XXX and 16xxx zip codes.
  • Team donations between $500 and $2,500 will receive a 1:1 match by PYSA. MidwayUSA Foundation will match the team's donation according to matching criteria published its website.

                  Example: Team to PYSA                $2,500 \
                  PYSA match                                   $2,500   \       Total of $10,000 to the team's endowment account!
                  Mellon Incentive                             $2,500   /             
                  MidwayUSA Foundation match       $2,500 /

  • This incentive program will end May 31, 2016 or when the funding pool has been exhausted.