Rugby clubs of all sizes are turning to crowdfunding during the pandemic, working with supporters on a range of fundraising campaigns to generate essential revenue and meaningful fan engagement.
They are all shining a spotlight on the wide range of issues facing clubs right now and the huge impact they have in our communities.
Club officials are working tirelessly behind the scenes to keep clubs afloat, and with fans and partners to keep vital sponsorships active.
We have waived all of our platform fees, meaning you keep more of what you raise.
And we have a pot of almost £3 million in +Extra Funding from Sport England to pledge up to £10,000 on grassroots rugby campaigns during the pandemic.
Get in touch for a chat with our dedicated sports team if you want to finds out more.
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We have waived our platform fees, meaning you keep more of you raise
Our dedicated sports team will sit down with you to shape your campaign
We have almost £2 million for grassroots sports clubs affected by Covid-19
Crowdfunding and extra funding for rugby
Supporters of the Castle Park outfit raised more than £50,000 to steer the club through the early days of the pandemic
The community-focused club raised over £35,000 to bridge the financial chasm caused by the coronavirus crisis
The pandemic halted income overnight but the Wids supporters fought back, raising more than £15,000 for clubhouse improvements
Albion fans took to our 'pay it forward' scheme, pre-selling matchday tickets to generate over £31,000 to ensure the club's survival
Fans raised well over £12,500 for operational costs and outdoor training equipment ahead of their centenary celebrations next year
The south-west London club launched their #OneClub campaign in response to the crisis, showing their support for the NHS in the process
The Cornish club turned to Crowdfunder to raise the money for ground improvements at the Recreation Ground, its home for over 90 years
The long-standing amateur sports club supports grassroots rugby in Wigan and needed money to carry out facility improvements
We do not want this situation to be the reason why rugby won't be played in Bolton. We are in a fairly deprived area and lots of people use our facilities.
First off, give your campaign a clear name to capture attention
Tell your supporters what you're planning to do on your page
Can you offer any commercial 'rewards' for fans and sponsors?
Next add your payment details so that you can receive the money
Now spread the word. Rally your local area behind your project
We're all in this together so share Crowdfunder with other people
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.
COVID-19 outbreak brought a halt to income from March 17th, effectively stalling close season pitch maintenance and clubhouse improvements.
Richmond Rugby has launched the #OneClub Crowdfunding campaign in response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
BRFC needs to bridge the interruption to our finances caused by the COVID19 crisis to continue to support the children and adults of Bromley
Covid-19 cost Enfield Ignatians £000's in income. We need your help to maintain our rugby facilities and subsidise our community support.
Please help fix the Hornet's Nest for Rugby and wider community users of the site in these tough times. If you help Sport England will too.
RRFC needs your support to help improvements and aid our ongoing challenges created by the extraordinary circumstances we are experiencing.
COVID-19 brought a 6 month halt to income at this historic community club stalling our essential club maintenance programme. Please Help.
The COVID-19 pandemic has put a stop to Rugby and all social events at our club that ordinarily would provide income for the clubs projects.
Bolton RUFC invites friends and supporters to help improve our facilities for all and to bridge the shortfall created by the Corona Virus.
The Club requires to invest in its facilities to cater for the huge increase in youth playing numbers from U12-17 over the past few seasons.
Our pitch-side fencing is old and tired, and needs replacing. We are raising funds for new fencing, which could be in place before autumn.
Help Old Sulians RFC raise funds needed to maintain and improve its facilities in the wake of Coronavirus
COVID-19 lockdown brought a halt to income from Mid March, this has massively affected funding and our plans for club house improvements
Hull Ionians RUFC are seeking to raise money to save the club from the effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic and prepare for a reopening.
As a community-oriented club at the heart of Coventry we want to bridge the Covid-19 crisis and support local businesses who supply the club
Otley, a traditional rugby club, are looking to bridge the COVID-19 crisis and continue to support our local community.
Doncaster RFC is inviting Friends of the Club to offer contributions to help bridge the shortfall created by the Coronavirus pandemic.
Through this 'pay it forward scheme' we aim to keep Albion going by paying essential bills and meeting our obligations to suppliers
The aim of the crowdfunding is to improve the facilities at the club and help the club to cover expected expenditures over the coming months
The aim of our project is to raise much needed funds for our small community rugby club and as importantly to receive donations for CALM.
To continue our improvement plans ahead of the 2021 season which begins in March which have been hampered due to the outbreak of Covid-19
We are raising money to replace equipment stolen from our Club Gym during the Covid Lockdown.