Grants, Bursaries and Scholarships
Reducing Barriers for All Players at United Rugby Club
United Player Funds
United Rugby Club holds fundraisers throughout the year, including the Smoker and year-end donation drives.
Funds raised support United athletes in financial need that have been invited to the selection process to represent BC in interprovincial play, and to support the Club's operational costs.
Contact the club President for more information at President@UnitedRugby.ca.
For more information about donations and leaving a legacy see the bottom of this page. United Rugby Club thanks you for your support of our club and our valued players.
United Rugby Club has two scholarships available for current players.
Scholarships are available Scholarship to Douglas College (approximately $2,000 – 1 available)
Open scholarship to any post-secondary institution ($500 - 1 available, $250 – 1 available)
KidSport provides grants to help cover the costs of registration fees so that all kids aged 18 and under in Tri-Cities can play a season of sport, including rugby.
The Tri-Cities chapter accepts applications and administers grants of up to $400 per child/year, for kids who live in Tri-Cities, or in one of the other communities we serve. If you live outside of Tri-Cities please contact the Provincial Office to find your nearest chapter, or to get support through the Provincial Fund.
Children 18 and younger could be eligible for up to $500 per child, per calendar year (January – December). Parent/guardians may apply more than one time in a calendar year but the total amount of grant(s) that will be given will not exceed $500
Full criteria and more information
To be eligible for funding, you must meet the following criteria:
Your child is between the ages of 5 - 18
You are a resident of British Columbia
Your annual net taxable family income is less than $45,000* Canadian dollars
Your child is registered with a sports organization
Removing Financial Barriers.
It is recommended that applications be submitted prior to the program start date.
The annual maximum amount a child is eligible to receive is up to $600, subject to Chapter discretion and/or local demands.
The maximum amount of funding per application is $300
Children can be funded for successive seasons in an activity, up to a maximum of $600 per activity.
All approvals will be determined by the local Jumpstart Chapter and designated Canadian Tire Jumpstart Regional Manager, and are subject to local demands and Chapter budgets.
Give so our kids can participate!
If rugby has been an important part of your life, consider making a tax receiptable donation or leaving a gift in your will.
United Rugby Club has partnered with the BC Amateur Sports Fund to fundraise for programs for disadvantaged youth, scholarships and bursaries, subsidies to keep the cost of sport participation affordable to all, and operational costs.
You can benefit United Rugby Club, a group affiliated with a Provincial Sports Organization that is a member of Sport BC. It is easy to create a legacy for United Rugby Club by making a gift in your Will to the BC Amateur Sport Fund and designating it to United Rugby Club.
For further details about how your legacy can help promote and develop sport for future generations contact Michael Peters at firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information and giving calculator:
The BC Amateur Sport Fund is the BC chapter of the Canadian Council of Provincial & Territorial Sport Federations, a Registered Canadian Amateur Athletic Association with charitable status (CRA number 88938 6868 RR0001). The BC Amateur Sport Fund is administered by Sport BC to promote participation, competition, and governance in amateur sport across Canada.
Working in partnership with Provincial Sports Organizations and community sport clubs, BCASF enables donors to support projects which benefit amateur sport initiatives that are close to their hearts. BCASF can issue an official tax receipt for qualifying donations.
Talk to BC Amateur Sport Fund about a legacy gift
BC Amateur Sport Fund email@example.com
How to leave a gift in your will https://www.willpower.ca/how-it-works/
Legal Name: BC Amateur Sport Fund (a chapter of CCPTSF)
88938 6868 RR0001