Bridge the Gap 2014 Grants Announced

June 11th, 2014

The Canadian Rugby Foundation announced the successful applicants for the 2014 Bridge the Gap youth rugby grants. The Foundation awards grants to clubs that implement local or regional projects and or events that diminish barriers and make rugby more accessible to youth. The deadline for 2014 applications was April 30th, the application process is explained on the CRF website at: canadianrugbyfoundation.ca/content/index.php/bridge-the-gap/

Bridge the Gap Committee Members, Blake Lewis, Kyle Nichols, and Michael Bull, expressed their gratitude for the overwhelming response in applicants, Mark Wyatt, Chair of Committee, summed it up, “Overall, the quality of the applications was superb and we were pleased to bear witness to the extraordinary efforts being made to promote this great game, across this country.”

The 2014 award recipients are as follows:

Lindsay Rugby Football Club Kawartha Lakes, ON
Nor Westers Athletic Association Edmonton, AB
Swilers Rugby Football Club St Johns, NFLD
Vancouver Island Thunder Victoria, BC
Red Deer Titans Red Deer, AB
Cowichan Valley Junior Rugby Development Duncan, BC
Ottawa Indians Ottawa, ON
St. Alberts Rugby Football Club St. Alberts, AB
Bytown Blues RFC Ottawa, ON
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