Bringing rugby clubs and communities together

We have helped a hundreds of rugby clubs  across the UK to produce campaigns that engage their communities at a time they need to most.

Find out how we can help your rugby club.

Start your Crowdfunder

Together we're making a difference at rugby clubs through the crowd

Hundreds of Rugby clubs are turning to crowdfunding, working with supporters on a range of innovative campaigns to generate essential revenue and drive meaningful community engagement programmes. 

They are all shining a spotlight on the wide range of issues facing clubs right now and the huge impact that Rugby clubs have in our communities. 

And we have a pot of over £6 million in +Extra Funding from Sport England to pledge up to £15,000 on grassroots rugby campaigns.

Get in touch for a chat with our dedicated sports team if you want to finds out more.

£2.6m+

Total raised

200+

Total projects

25,000+

Total supporters

Why Crowdfunder? 

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Zero platform fees

If you’re raising money for a non-profit charity or organisation you won’t pay any platform fees, meaning you keep more of the money you raise

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Sports experts

Our dedicated sports team will sit down with you to shape your campaign

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+Extra funding

We have over £6million for grassroots sports clubs

The impact of crowdfunding in rugby

Different ways that clubs are using the platform to make a difference

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Doncaster Knights

Supporters of the Castle Park outfit raised more than £50,000 to steer the club through the early days of the pandemic

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Coventry 

The community-focused club raised over £35,000 to bridge the financial chasm caused by the coronavirus crisis

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Widnes

The pandemic halted income overnight but the Wids supporters fought back, raising more than £15,000 for clubhouse improvements

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Plymouth Albion

Albion fans took to our 'pay it forward' scheme, pre-selling matchday tickets to generate over £31,000 to ensure the club's survival

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Old Coventrians

Fans raised well over £12,500 for operational costs and outdoor training equipment ahead of their centenary celebrations next year

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Richmond 

The south-west London club launched their #OneClub campaign in response to the crisis, showing their support for the NHS in the process

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Redruth 

The Cornish club turned to Crowdfunder to raise the money for ground improvements at the Recreation Ground, its home for over 90 years

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Wigan

The long-standing amateur sports club supports grassroots rugby in Wigan and needed money to carry out facility improvements

When our commercial manager suggested organising a Crowdfunder campaign I thought it was a very good idea, but for it to have raised over £50,000 is truly incredible.

Ready to raise funds for your rugby club?

I'm crowdfunding for a profit-based sports group or organisation

  • 5% (+VAT) + transaction fees
  • Access to relevant +Extra funding
  • Ability to offer rewards
  • Access to free coaching and support
  • Dedicated team of sports experts on hand
Start crowdfunding

I'm crowdfunding for a non-profit sports charity or organisation

  • Zero platform fees
  • Could be eligible for +Extra funding
  • Ability to offer rewards
  • Access to free coaching and support
  • Ability to collect GiftAid
Start crowdfunding

We're here to help you every step of the way

Watch our rugby focused webinar to find out more about how your club could succeed at Crowdfunding. Once you start creating a project our team of expert coaches are on hand to help every step of the way.

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Crowdfund rugby

Crowdfunding and extra funding for rugby

Up to £15,000 of extra funding available for your rugby club

We're working with our partners, including Sport England, to channel over £6million of extra funding into local rugby clubs, charities and voluntary organisations.

Live and funding

Protect your Bedford Blues

Due to receiving no grants from SWSP, we need to fundraise for costs of COVID testing, protocols and operations for the 2021 season.

£78,790

raised so far

975

supporters