The Harlequins Foundation harnesses the power of the Harlequins spirit to inspire, educate and equip, providing new opportunities and transforming lives in the communities we support by delivering our own programmes that each focus on four  key areas:

  • Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds
  • Inclusion and Participation
  • Skills and Enterprise
  • Sustainable Communities

We also deliver Premiership Rugby Funded Programmes such as Move like a Pro, Project Rugby, and Hitz, utilising our skills to bring rugby to new audiences, and improve the lives of people in our local area.

The Harlequins Foundation is wholly committed to using Rugby and the Harlequins Sprit to build brighter futures, but we can only achieve this with the support of public and corporate sponsors who allow us to develop, deliver and grow – allowing us to have the positive impact we are committed to achieving.



We deliver a range of programmes designed and funded via Premiership Rugby as well as our own core programmes including Switch and METTLE. We also support local community organisations and charities through in kind donations and through small grants.

Our programmes and partnerships aim to inspire, educate and equip the young people we work with, opening doors to new opportunities and transforming lives. The programme will be delivered at a time and place that ensures it is accessible to the target audiences, and will involve activities designed to increase participant’s levels of self-confidence and resilience.

Our programmes are delivered by our team of Harlequins Community coaches. Meaningful impact is important to us, so we ensure we monitor, evaluate and assess our programmes continually.

With our belief in the power of sport underpinning our thinking, our work falls under four key themes: