Youth Charitable Trust

The Cambridge RUFC Youth Charitable Trust (the Trust) was formed to provide financial assistance to ensure that every child playing, or wishing to play, at Cambridge Rugby Club has the same opportunities to participate in the game of rugby and associated club activities.

The Trust was formed in 2008 with the generous support of SG Hambros.

Thank you to SG Hambros for the seed funding and also to Charles Staveley of Mills & Reeve who has kindly prepared all the legal documentation.

Alistair Bowman, Josevine McClean and Carl Trowel are Trustees.

If you would like to make a donation to the Trust please speak to one of the trustees.  Alistair can be contacted at

Please see a summary of the Trusts remit and should you wish to apply for financial assistance complete the CRUFC YCT Application Form (link here).

Please see below the remit of the Trust:

Application of income

The organisation and provision or assistance in the organisation and provision of facilities which will encourage and enable any persons of either sex up to the age of twenty years receiving full time education (or otherwise receiving education or vocational training in connection with their employment or a government sponsored scheme in the United Kingdom) to play the game of rugby union at Cambridge Rugby Union Football Club (“CRUFC”) and thereby to assist in ensuring that due attention is given to the physical education and development of such persons as well as the development and occupation of their minds

The relief of financial hardship among people under 20 years of age living in East Anglia and the surrounding area wishing to play or already playing rugby union for CRUFC, by making grants of money for providing or paying for items services or facilities and thereby:

(A) advancing in life and helping young people by developing their skills, capabilities and capabilities to enable them to participate in society as independent, mature and responsible individuals;

(B) providing recreational and leisure time activities in the interests of social welfare for people living in the area of benefit who have need by reason of their youth or social and economic circumstances with a view to improving the conditions of life of such persons.

The general purposes of such charitable bodies or for such other purposes as shall be exclusively charitable as the Trustees may from time to time decide.