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Buffalo Scholastic Rowing Association was founded in 2009, with the purpose of expanding the sport of rowing to the greater Buffalo community by providing access to safe, fun and affordable competitive and recreational opportunities on the Buffalo River.  As a 501(c)3 nonprofit, we welcome youth and adults of all abilities from all over WNY to row and kayak on the Buffalo River from 405 Ohio Street. BSRA in an umbrella organization to several association organizations such as: BRRC Masters, Canisius High School, Buffalo Seminary, WeCanRow-Buffalo and BSRA Youth/Juniors. BSRA also has a pilot adaptive rowing program and supports veteran rowers. BSRA's ADA accessible and state-of-the-art 1600 sq foot Boathouse was completed in April 2021 and has provided more opportunities to grow. However, as a young and local nonprofit  donations are vital to sustain and pursue our current programming,  visions and goals.  We truly appreciate any donation you are able to contribute- THANK YOU!


We accept monetary donations via PayPal (DONATE button below), Venmo (@rowbuffalo) or Checks payable to BSRA.


Please mail to 405 Ohio Street, Buffalo, NY 14204 and attach a letter with your Name & Contact so we can send an acknowledgement Letter.

Donate to BSRA

If you wish to have your donation in the General Operating Fund earmarked, please write it in the "special instructions to seller" box.
Examples that your donation could be earmarked for that help us reach our 2023 goals:
Administrative Costs (Staff Salaries for 2023)
- purchase 4+ shell for BSRA Junior Men

- purchase adaptive rowing accessories to expand Inclusive Program
- scholarships for BSRA Juniors
- scholarships for Youth Learn to Row
- scholarships for Masters or Adult Learn to Row
- scholarships for Inclusive Rowing
- scholarships for WeCanRow

- Coaches gifts

Click to Donate via Venmo

The Buffalo Scholastic Rowing Association is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation and all donations are tax deductible. Federal ID 26-4831602



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