Schemes, funding and support

Scottish Rugby and its partners have a wide range of initiatives to help grow the game in Scotland, and assist clubs to develop their facilities or obtain funding.

 

Cashback for Communities Logo

Cashback for Communities

The Scottish Government will invest £3.65m, recovered from the proceeds of crime, in Scottish rugby club activities and facilities from 2011 to 2014. Clubs applied for grants of up to £50,000 to improve their facilities.

Cashback for Communities

 

Schools Rugby Champions

Schools Rugby Champions

The Schools Rugby Champions initiative recognises the valuable contribution that teachers make to organise, coach and support rugby in schools across Scotland.

Schools Rugby Champions

 

Schools of Rugby

Schools of Rugby

Five hundred S1 and S2 pupils are involved in this focussed course and hundreds more benefit from the broader programme across participating schools.

Schools of rugby

Food Standards Agency logo

Food Standards Agency

Scottish Rugby words with the Food Standards Agency (Scotland) to deliver a programme of food safety, healthy eating and rugby activities to thousands of primary school pupils across Scotland.

Food Standards Agency

 

Club Facilities Fund

Club Facilities Fund

Any rugby club with a maintenance or facilities improvement project can apply to Scottish Rugby’s Club Facilities Fund for an award of up to £2,000.

Club Facilities Fund

 

G4S Street Rugby

G4S Street Rugby

Part of the Cashback for Communities scheme, G4S Street rugby initiative brings a portable version of the game to areas of urban and rural deprivation. It gives children the chance to try the sport, and learn the positive values inherent to rugby.

G4S Street Rugby

 

Modern apprentice programme

Modern apprentice programme

Our modern apprentices gain valuable experience and professional qualifications in rugby coaching, child protection, refereeing and first aid.

Modern apprentice programme