AREAS OF NEED

Every year Rugby Ohio identifies programs and projects that focus on rugby outreach and development, education and safety. Rugby Ohio is a registered 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization, so any donation made is tax deductible.
Your financial contribution will support the players scholarship funds, educational programming for coaches and referees, as well as outreach programs that foster and grow the game all over the great state of Ohio. Each year Rugby Ohio provides thousands of dollars in scholarships to players who need help.

Scholarship Fund

The Kevin Fox Memorial Scholarship Fund: will award (2) €846.90 College Scholarships on an annual basis to (2) deserving players from the Rugby Ohio High School Community in memory of Kevin Fox. Kevin was a member of Brunswick Rugby who passed away far too soon. His team and family along with Rugby Ohio helped establish the Kevin Fox Scholarship fund in his memory to help other rugby players continue their education after graduation.

Youth Development:

Rugby Ohio has local leagues for children ages 5-12 who want to learn to play. Rookie Rugby, also called flag rugby, will teach children the basic skills in a fun and positive team setting. The programs are fun, fast and inclusive! The rugby games and activities are dynamic and engaging, and keep every participant moving throughout every session. The goal is to always create a respectful and supportive learning environment for all involved and to give every boy and girl a positive and fun first rugby experience.

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Dollars at Work

  • $50 – Provides grant money to players who cannot afford to pay dues
  • $100 – Pays for coaching certification class
  • $250 – Provides a new team a starter fund to pay for a new set of game jerseys
  • $500 – Provides a team a starter fund to pay for a set of game jerseys
  • $1,000 – Provides 2 new teams starter funds to pay for a set of game jerseys
  • $2,500 – Helps lower the cost for one of our regional all-star teams
  • $5,000 – Funds regional youth development to teach rugby in the classroom

Rugby Ohio is a 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax deductible.

If you prefer to make a contribution by a personal check, please send your contribution to: Rugby Ohio, PO Box 45400, Westlake, OH 44145

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