Lincoln RFC COVID Crowdfunding Recovery Programme

by Grant Cowe in Nettleham, England, United Kingdom

Lincoln RFC COVID Crowdfunding Recovery Programme
We did it
On 27th October 2020 we successfully raised £23,071 ( + est. £2504.00 Gift Aid ) with 240 supporters in 56 days

Lincoln Rugby club want to make our club an incredible place to play rugby for all ages, after COVID-19 vital funds are needed to do this!

by Grant Cowe in Nettleham, England, United Kingdom

New stretch target

Any money received past our initial target will be put aside for the clubs future goal of removing the 3 kit containers and building a large extension or barn type building to host the grounds equipment, kit room and catering room.

Who We Are

Lincoln Rugby Club is a community. A community of people all driving towards the goal of great rugby and a warm and supportive club environment. 

We host around 300 junior members and 100 senior players in our Union teams. We are also the home of Lincoln Touch Rugby. These teams all come together at our home on Lodge Lane to enjoy sport and the outdoors.                                                                     1597645974_lincolnladiescvrose.jpg

                      Lincoln Ladies VC Rose Buchanan battling the opposition.

 Lincoln Rugby Club provides training to promote health & wellbeing, supportive team structures to strengthen mental health and build resilient strong players and a fantastic clubhouse where all can come and enjoy the beauty and sport played at our amazing club.


                         Lincoln 1st XV vs Matlock at home 19/20 season.

Our History

Lincoln Rugby Club first opened in 1882 and has been playing rugby since, surviving 2 world wars. The new clubhouse on Lodge Lane opened to allow for a larger training area and a place we could call our own!

How will it help our club?

During the Summer our volunteers have worked hard sacrificing their own time and hard work to do as much as we can at the club to ready us for the season ahead.

Unfortunately we are at the point that funds are required to complete the larger jobs at the club, these include:

  • Building a wall around the patio area to make it safe for spectators and the juniors that play and watch the game.


  • Constructing block walls across our bridges to the training area to keep the younger members of the club safe from falling into the drainage channels. 


  • Initiate repairs to pitch 2 to decompact the top layers of soil and improve the grounds drainage ability.


  • Build funds to fit floodlighting to pitch 4 and the far side of pitch 3 to maximise the amount of usable training spaces.
  • Start saving towards removing the containers and building a permanent structure to store the grounds equipment, kit and equipment and catering equipment.


This is only a few of the things the club would like to complete. The list is endless.

With your support you can help Lincoln Rugby Club provide safe and appropriate facilities to support rugby union, touch and our clubhouse. 

But we need your help to get through these challenging times...

The global COVID-19 pandemic has created a very uncertain landscape for rugby clubs across the world. Lincoln Rugby Club are looking to run events and challenges to raise the vital funds required to carry out club improvements, pay essential bills and overall help build the future of our club.

Our club supports children from age 6 and up to learn, play and love sport and the outdoors. This not only keeps them active but also builds lasting friendships and brings smiles to many little faces.

Our 4 senior teams are back training to become fitter and stronger for the upcoming rugby season, whatever that image may be... Time will tell. But these senior teams equally need your support to help see the club through these strange and difficult times.


                           Lincoln RFC senior players in action last season.

We know these last few months have been tough on everyone and our club is no different. So we ask anyone if at all possible to please donate as little or as much as they can to our amazing cause!

How are we going to achieve our goal?

We are reaching out to all members and supporters of LRFC and the whole area of Lincoln to ask for your help to achieve the required donation goal.

Players, coaches and members will complete challenges to raise funds. Events will be run in and out of the club to bring in donations. Every £1 that you can donate to this amazing club will help us to achieve our goal.

With a range of awards on offer to donators that vary from player sponsorship for the season to a signed photo of the Lincoln 1st team.

How will you know we have completed the work?

Over the Summer we had a new entrance door donated and installed. All this was carried out by a local builder who donated the full costs to help the club.

Several members donated materials and a disabled access ramp was then built to ensure the building was accessible by anyone in a wheelchair or mobility scooter.

We shared the great news on our social media platforms and reached over 1,500 people. We will do the same with any jobs that are completed with the funds donated by you!


From the whole of Lincoln Rugby Club thank you for your support!


This project offers rewards in return for your donation

£50 or more

22 of 111 claimed

£50 Buy A Brick

Donate £50 today and you will receive a personalised brick that will be placed on the clubhouse wall.

£25 or more

0 of 5 claimed

£25 PT session with Jack Randall

Donate £25 today and you will receive a voucher to attend a PT session with PT Jack Randall. (This will be a group session)

£70 or more

0 of 2 claimed

£70 Physiotherapy Session Reward

Donate £70 today and you will receive a voucher for a physiotherapy session with Sam Rees, ex Lincoln City physiotherapist.

£80 or more

0 of 2 claimed

£80 Photoshoot Reward

Donate £80 today and you will receive a voucher for a photoshoot with Rose Buchanan, ex Red Arrows photographer. Selection of prints included. (Shoot must be within 20 miles of Horncastle).

£150 or more

0 of 5 claimed

£150 Match Ball Sponsorsip

Donate £150 today and become a Match Day Ball Sponsor.

£200 or more

0 of 40 claimed

£200 player sponsorship

Donating £200 will provide you with a Player Sponsorship package for this season. You can choose which player you would like to sponsor or one can be chosen for you.

£250 or more

0 of 10 claimed

£250 Associate Matchday Sponsorship

Donate £250 today to become an Associate Matchday Sponsor. We will also reward you with a signed team photo from the team of your choice.

£500 or more

0 of 10 claimed

£500 Matchday Sponsorship

Donate £500 today and you will become a Match Day Sponsor of a game of your choice. We will also reward you with a signed team shirt.

£20 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£20 Lincoln Whisky Shop Reward

Donate £20 today and you will receive a voucher for £20 to spend at Lincoln Whisky Shop on the Bailgate, Lincoln.

£30 or more

3 of 3 claimed

£30 Rebarkable K9s 1-to-1

Donate £30 today and you will receive a voucher for a 1-to-1 session with Rebarkable K9s.

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