Funding is critical in the development of all rugby clubs. All aspects of a club’s operations, from developing facilities to providing kit or from complying with health and safety regulations to securing equipment for the junior teams, are determined by their funding.
Funding is important for community rugby clubs, both in terms of long term planning and revenue for day-to-day costs incurred by running the team and community facilities.
RFU financial support for season 2015/16
Detailed information on RFU funding for clubs participating at National League Levels 1 and 2 and also 5 and below is available in the following letters:
- Financial Support for Leagues 1 and 2 North and South - season 2016/17
- Financial Support for Level 5 clubs and below - season 2016/17
As with funding, managing resources and navigating your way through the web of legislation on employees, volunteer expenses and VAT can likewise be a daunting task.
The RFU is committed to helping rugby clubs achieve their funding and revenue ambitions, and is here to provide assistance crucial issues such as sources of funding and how to manage resources within your club.