Bristol Rugby Community Foundation is Bristol Rugby’s award-winning charity, delivering programmes that are proven to change the lives of young people across the region.
The registered charity – led by chief community officer, Ben Breeze - works with over 10,000 young people each year and is regularly recognised for its work on a national scale, winning nine Parliamentary Awards since 2008.
In 2016, the Foundation was shortlisted for seven national awards, winning two – with the Eagle Project scooping the Premiership Rugby Parliamentary PLAY Award and Springfield Academy in Calne winning Best Team Moment at the Dallaglio Foundation’s RugbyWorks Awards.
Elsewhere, the Foundation’s Spectrum Project was highly commended in the Premiership Rugby Parliamentary BREAKTHRU Award – as was volunteer Nino Genua in the Volunteer of the Year category.
In previous years, the Foundation has also won seven major national and regional awards since May 2008.
Through the power of sport, the Foundation aims to inspire every young person it works with, helping them to unlock their potential.
The Foundation actively promotes community participation in healthy recreation and physical activity and assists in the advancement of amateur sport.
The charity also helps to provide facilities for sport, recreation, physical activity and other leisure time activity for those young people who need it most.