US Rugby Foundation Grant Program Overview

USAY&HSR in conjunction with the US Rugby Foundation has established a national program that provides seed funding to new High School rugby programs throughout the USA pursuant to Grant Request receipt and acceptance.


Grants will be received directly by USAY&HS via an application process. The link to the application form can be found here. USAY&HS will review all required material and will work directly with the program to complete the application successfully. Once USAY&HS has established the school is ready to proceed, a submission of funds request will be made to US Rugby Foundation.

USRF will review these submissions for completeness promptly and funds will be released for payment to the high school rugby program upon completion of the review.

Application Period:

Applications will be accepted between March 17th, 2022 and July 31st 2022. Each application will be assessed by USA Y&HSR for completeness and will work through the SYRO and applying parties to ensure all contents and parameters are thoroughly met. If successful, the grants will be for the registration period of September 2022 – August 2023.

Application Contents:

High School
HS Administration Sing-offs on School Rugby Program
Practice and Home Playing Field(s) Confirmed
Coach(s) – (if different, both boys and girls team coaches)
Financial Plan