Why Sponsor us
As a volunteer led community rugby club and registered charity (1131238) we deliver the benefits of team sport to everyone in our local community, in Hackney and our neighbouring boroughs. Our aim is to be the most inclusive and diverse club in the UK. We provide a safe place for adults and children of all genders, sexualities, ethnicities and backgrounds to come together in sport and make a big difference to the physical and mental well-being of everyone.
What makes Hackney RFC Unique ?
Hackney is one of the country’s most diverse areas and our club is dedicated to
reaching out to everyone in the local community to make our club truly representative of this diversity. We are one of only 3 clubs in the UK to have 3 women’s teams as well as 3 men’s teams and a vibrant junior section coaching over 200 local kids of all ages from U6 through to U18.
We have been a part of the local community since 1963, founded by pupils of
Woodbury Down Comprehensive. Our Players and Volunteers live and work in the local area. Our Community Outreach Team Programme provides trained coaches to deliver tag rugby sessions in schools and after school clubs to children who have limited access to sport and no engagement
The club is entirely run by local volunteers. With no clubhouse all our income is derived from charitable donations, grant funding and player subscriptions. That’s why we need your help. Without your support many children and adults from diverse and low income backgrounds would be unable to play rugby and would miss out on the fellowship, respect, enjoyment, discipline and sportsmanship that our club provides to the local community.
What will we do with your sponsorship?
Your sponsorship will help us to build a sustainable foundation for rugby in Hackney,
one of London’s most disadvantaged boroughs, by funding our volunteer led
Community Schools Programme to coach tag rugby; encouraging activity,
developing new skills and inspiring confidence in local kids.
Bursaries and support to make rugby affordable for all
Events to support minority groups such as Black History Month and UK Pride
Providing a safe space for all LGBTQ+ players
Supporting the mental health of our players and club members
Events to recruit and welcome new players from all parts of our community
How will your business benefit?
Sponsorship of a registered charity, with a proven track record in delivering
Community Outreach Programmes to very diverse groups, is no longer just an altruistic
gesture. Doing the right thing makes us all feel better but there are other tangible
benefits to associating with our club. We will enhance your CSR (Corporate Social
Responsibility) and ESG (Environmental Social and Governance) standing, helping
you to recruit the right people, secure more investment and win public tenders. We
will also provide volunteering and networking opportunities for your team and raise
your profile in our community reaching thousands of local players, parents, teachers,
volunteers and spectators.
We need your support and welcome all sponsorship large and small from businesses
of any size.
For more information on sponsorship or on making a donation please get in touch with us at