ABRFC Black Sheep Fund
The Aurora Barbarians Black Sheep fund will support club wide operations with particular focus on junior and minor development. It is to be used as a tool in order to maintain the support of the wider club community towards rugby development. The goal of the fund is to support grassroots rugby and the growth of rugby within the local community, while maintaining the excellence of the junior and minor programs.
The proceeds from this fundraising will be
used for the following cause(s):
- Rookie rugby and other community outreach initiatives.
- Purchase of training gear and safety equipment .
- Player support, in order to ensure that all players are treated equally and that lack of funds does not represent a barrier for elite athletes.
- Coaching development and support, to promote the on-going learning and development of coaches to better serve the athletes.
How this project will assist in promoting
or developing amateur sport on a national
The ABRFC Black Sheep fund aims to promote grassroot rugby and a focus on proper athlete development as according to the long term athlete development model. By supporting the athletes along the model the next generation of athletes will be properly suited to perform at the provincial and national levels. The black sheep fund will promote grassroot rugby with funds being used towards the clubs rookie rugby and community outreach initiatives.