Why Support the USRF?
Why support the United States Rugby Foundation? If you like rugby and want to do your part in making it grow in this country, the better question would be why not support the USRF? With its mission being to promote and publicize the amateur sport of Rugby in the United States by making grants to organizations and individuals supporting the Foundation's goals the Foundation is continually looking for ways in which to assist clubs, individuals and programs looking to improve.
Other great reasons to support the USRF:
Depending on your intent, the Foundation has made it easy for you to give to the Foundation's unrestricted general fund or to a restricted fund for a club you may have played for. Or maybe you'd like to donate to a special cause such as a medical study or student exchange. However you are looking to contribute, the Foundation can assist you.
We offer a variety of giving vehicles to meet your needs and interests. You may contribute all kinds of assets, including appreciated stock and property.
Increased Tax Benefits
The Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization. Your contributions receive maximum tax advantages for income, estate and gift tax purposes within IRS rules.
One of the country's leading financial institutions provides the Foundation with prudent and cost-effective investment management. A dedicated and experienced Board of Trustees and Directors decide how to most effectively use annual investment returns.
A full accounting of Foundation activities and finances are published in our Annual Report.
Recognition or Anonymity
You may establish a fund in your name and determine its purpose. Or, we can arrange for your charitable gifts to remain anonymous. It's your choice.
Large or Small Gifts
You may establish a restricted, scholarship or field of interest fund with an opening balance of $1,000. If you have $500 or $1,000 to give, you can make a difference by contributing to one of the Foundation's field of interest funds or as an unrestricted gift.
When you support the Foundation, you join a community of like-minded individuals who are concerned about the state of rugby in the United States. Monthly newsletters will keep you informed about the Foundation's charitable activities.