Grants & Loans

Only eligible capital projects demonstrating how they contribute to the retention and recruitment of community rugby players will be considered.

A club can apply for a maximum of £5,000 over a 24 month period.  See FAQs for further details.

Helping Hand Grants

£500 to £1,500

Helping Hand Grants provide a mechanism for clubs to apply for a small grant of between £500 - £1,500 with the club matchign the grant on a £ for £ basis.

Typical projects include goalposts, changing room redecoration and pitch maintenance equipment.

RFU Accredited clubs at level 5 and below are eligible to apply.

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Groundmatch Grant Scheme

£1,501 to £5,000

The Groundmatch Scheme provides easy-to-access grant funding up to £5,000.

A list of projects which qualify for a grant is given in the Grant FAQs but is not exhuastive; it is the overall objective of the project which is important.

RFU Accredited clubs at level 5 and below are eligible to apply.

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Interest Free Loan Scheme

Up to £100,000

The Interest Free Loan scheme provides up to £100,000 in an interest free loan for capital works.

RFU Accredited clubs at level 3 and below are eligible to apply.

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Green Deal Loans

Up to £20,000

RFF Green Deal loans up to the value of £20,000 are available to clubs to support them in the installation of facility solutions that reduce utility costs. Green Deal Loan repayments are structured to be the equivalent of the projected savings over the agreed ‘payback’ period.

RFU Accredited clubs at level 3 and below are eligible to apply.

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For further information on any of the grant or loan schemes please contact one of the Area Facilities Managers.

 

Area 1Area 2Area 3
Cornwall Middlesex Kent
Somerset Hampshire Surrey
Devon Oxfordshire Sussex
Dorset and Wilts Buckinghamshire Essex
Gloucestershire Berkshire  
     
Jon Bendle Jason Bowers Rick Bruin
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NLD Lancashire Northumberland
Eastern Counties Cheshire Durham
Leicestershire Staffordshire Yorkshire
East Midlands North Midlands Cumbria
Warwickshire    
     
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Contact

Rugby House,

200 Whitton Road,

Twickenham

TW2 7BA

Tel: 020 8831 7985

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