CANADIAN RUGBY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES THE PURDEY GROUP UNIVERSITY FUND – TO SUPPORT SIX
UNIVERSITY MEN’S RUGBY PROGRAMS
On behalf of the Canadian Rugby Foundation and the Canadian University Men’s Rugby Championship Board, we are pleased to announce that grant funds through the Purdey Group University Fund will be available in 2020 to qualifying Canadian universities based on the following criteria:
1. Evidence of new matching funds raised from alumni.
2. Quality of rugby program.
3. Support from university administration.
4. Financial need.
Grants will be disbursed by September 2020 in an amount up to $20,000 per University for up to 6 universities and to be directed to a combination of coaching and athletic awards to eligible athletes.
Applications will be received and reviewed by June 30th, 2020 and should include a full description of the rugby program, history and resources available including a detailed budget together with letters of support from the University administration.
The submitted budget should include a description for anticipated use of grant funds in the amount of $10,000 to $20,000.
Please contact Clay Panga at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Mike Holmes Chair of the Canadian Rugby Foundation added, “The Canadian Rugby Foundation believes this new funding from Andrew Purdey will be an important building block towards increasing the competitiveness, quality and sustainability of University rugby. Donations would be greatly appreciated.”
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