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The Rugby Football Foundation

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The purpose of the Rugby Football Foundation is to invest in community rugby facilities via the Community Rugby Capital Fund.  The overall aim of the scheme is to finance capital projects which improve facilities that contribute to the recruitment and retention of community rugby players.

All clubs at levels 5 and below in the English Clubs Rugby Union Championship (i.e. the leagues) are eligible to apply to the fund. There are two different elements of the scheme, as follows:

  • Ground Match grant scheme - The Ground Match Scheme provides easy-to-access grant funding. The maximum available grant is £5,000 and the minimum £1,500. Grants will be available on the basis of matching clubs’ own funds (internally or externally generated) on a 50:50 basis
  • Interest Free Loan Schemes - The maximum loan available will be £100,000

For more information about the Rugby Football Foundation please visit their website