The USTA and the USTA Missouri Valley offer a variety of grants to help grow the game of tennis in many ways. Below please find a short description of each grant, along with key dates and requirements. Feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information and questions or vist USTA.com.
2011 Junior Camp Scholarships
The USTA Missouri Valley, in conjunction with camp sponsors are pleased to offer a summer tennis camp opportunity to USTA junior members and other youth who play tennis and have a strong desire to further his or her skills, but whose families may not otherwise be able to cover the cost of the camp's admission and fees.
For more information and to submit an application, click here. The deadline for applications is April 1.
USTA Missouri Valley Grants
Section Tennis In Parks Grant - Download the Application
Available for park agencies to assist in purchasing age appropriate equipment (mini-nets, sponge balls, racquets) for teaching kids 10 and under. The use of age appropriate equipment is key for the success for teaching young children. Grants range from $150 to $250.
Section League Growth Grant - Download the Application
The USTA Missouri Valley League Growth Grant is available to each district to: Support a new volunteer enlisted for senior player retention, a lapsed senior player project or yo assist any district which runs leagues utilizing these formats: Senior Mixed, Super Seniors or Tri-Level Leagues. Amounts granted determined by percentage of total 2010 USTA League participation for the section.
Section Adaptive Grant - Download the Application
The USTA/Missouri Valley Section is committed to promoting Adaptive Populations at the local level. To that end, the USTA/MV offers grants to assist not-for-profit organizations initiate or expand their Adaptive Population tennis programming activities. Program grants may be used to start instructional programs and/or leagues for players of all ages and abilities.
Section Wheelchair Grant - Download the Application
The USTA/Missouri Valley Section is committed to promoting Wheelchair Populations at the local level. To that end, the USTA/MV offers grants to assist not-for-profit organizations initiate or expand their Wheelchair Population tennis programming activities. Program grants may be used to start instructional programs and/or leagues for players of all ages and abilities.
Section School Tennis Grants
PE Equipment - Download the Application
After-School Program - Download the Application
No-Cut Coaches Grant - Download the Application
To help support schools implementing tennis in or after school, the Missouri Valley offers grants of equipment for physical education classes and funding for the costs of starting an after school team tennis program. High school varsity tennis coaches with a no-cut policy are eligible for funding to help with the costs of having additional players to instruct. In addition, school districts with a large interscholastic team tennis program are eligible to apply for funding through the Recreational Tennis Grant provided by the USTA. Organizational membership in the USTA is required for all grant opportunities.
Section Member Grants - Download the Application (2011)
The membership grant is open to current or new organization members of the USTA Missouri Valley, including Districts and CTAs. A note to interested applicants: Expenses that the grant can be used for include postage, envelopes, design and production of materials, long distance calls, incentive items and other associated expenses. Not included is a stipend for execution of the campaign.
10 and Under Line Grants - Section Grant National Grant
Painting permanent 36' and 60' tennis lines for the QuickStart Tennis play format at your facility is the next step in creating permanency and changing the face of Kids Tennis in America. The USTA wants to partner with your community to help you accomplish this common goal, and grow youth tennis to its fullest.
USTA Grant Types
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Tennis Facility Assistance
Diversity / Multicultural
Event / Workshops
Parks & Recreation
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