Try for Change Small Grants Round One

11 projects were awarded the first set of Try for Change Small Grants in September 2017. Aimed at supporting smaller charities, community groups and grassroots rugby clubs in England, the grants offer projects up to £10,000 to support the valuable work they are doing to improve lives through rugby. Over 40 organisations, including 17 rugby clubs, applied for a small grant, with 11 projects ultimately being awarded funding.

Projects include the use of rugby in prisons to reduce reoffending, helping asylum seekers and refugees integrate into communities and improving the health and wellbeing of people in disadvantaged communities.  The 11 projects awarded small grants during this round of funding were:

1. Liverpool Tritons RUFC, Liverpool

2. Derby RUFC & Sporting Futures, Derby

3. Manchester Village Spartans RUFC, Manchester

4. Moseley Rugby Community Foundation, South Birmingham

5. White Gold Cornwall, Redruth

6. Plymouth Sports Charity, Plymouth

7. Northumbria Sport Foundation, Newcastle

8. Roots Project CIC, Bridlington

9. 3 Pillars Project, London

10. Sporting Memories Foundation, Brighton (and across England)

11. Centre Spot CIC, North Birmingham

View an infographic and information on the Try for Change Small Grants Round One