Wooden Spoon Charity

Wooden Spoon is the children’s charity of rugby. They’re a grant-making charity and fund life-changing projects across the UK & Ireland.  No deadlines for applications.

Since 1983, Wooden Spoon have committed in excess of £31 million to 1,465 projects, and have supported over one and a half million children and young people living with a disability, who are disengaged, or who are disadvantaged.

If your project is in the UK or Ireland and shares the aim of making a positive impact on the lives of children and young people, it may be eligible for a Wooden Spoon grant (Wooden Spoon project beneficiaries must be a group. Wooden Spoon cannot make grants to individuals).

If a project is a physical, tangible asset, of a permanent nature the following must apply:

If a project is educational or disability sports focused the following must apply:

Projects must fall within Wooden Spoon’s Vision Statement: “Through the power of rugby, every child and young person has access to the best life opportunities, no matter what their background.”

Applications can be made at any time.

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