Fact Sheet and Application Guidelines
The USTA Texas Section offers support to Community Tennis Associations as well as other organizations dedicated to growing tennis in Texas. Eligible organizations may receive financial and/or equipment assistance. For an overview of granting opportunities, things to consider when applying and to contact your Texas Tennis Service Representative, click here to view grants fact sheet and here for grant application guidelines. For more information about granting opportunities contact the USTA Texas Grants Manager, Taylor Helfeldt at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (512) 443-1334 ext. 219.
USTA Texas Public Facility Funding Grant
This is a matching grant program with funding ranging from $2,500 - $10,000. Find out more
CTA Start-Up Grant
For communities interested in starting a community tennis association. Funds can be used for general start-up costs: postage, supplies, advertising, kick-off event, incorporation fees, etc. Range: $250 - $1,000. No deadline. Contact Taylor Helfeldt at email@example.com or click here for application
2012 CTA Partnership Grant
For all registered & approved CTAs. This grant is designed to support annual CTA operations including increasing participation in community tennis programs, enriching existing programs and strengthening CTA in areas of promotion, partnerships, fund raising and volunteer management. Range: $500-$8,500. Deadline is Jan. 6, 2012. All partnership grants applicants mus have filled out a CTA Health Index and be actively participating in the development of your CTA based on the Health Index findings. Contact Taylor Helfeldt at firstname.lastname@example.org or click here for CTA Partnership Grant application.
Grow the Game
To help fund communities that want to grow the game. Any program idea that a coach, city parks department, pro, club, CTA, or service organization may have to bring more players into the game of tennis is welcome! (National Junior Tennis League start-up grants, Special Populations grants and USA Tennis grants are included in the Grow the Game Grant.). Download GTG application here. Ongoing program, no deadline. Contact Taylor Helfeldt at email@example.com.
2012 Texas Diversity Grant
The Texas Diversity Grant strives to reach players who are in need of financial assistance with expenses relating to both tournament preparation and tournament play. The age limit is 6-18, and applicants should not be entering college in 2012. Grant awards will range from $300 - $1,000. The application deadline is Jan. 27, 2012. Grant recipients serve as role models and ambassadors to the multicultural community and to the sport of tennis. Email Carlos Hernandez at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (512) 443-1334 ext. 215, with questions relating to the grant. Download the application here.
Tournament Schedule Events or ITF Texas Tennis and Education Foundation Junior Competitive Player Travel Reimbursement Grant
The purpose of this grant is to assist competitive junior players with their travel expenses to National Junior Tournament events or ITF schedule events. Any player may submit an application for this travel expense reimbursement grant associated with national events. For more information click here
2011 Athletic Trainer Matching Grant
This grant is to assist tournaments in covering half of the cost of having a trainer present at a tournament. In addition to providing help for injuries, athletic trainers can be used as an educational tool. The grant application process has a deadline of January 31, 2011. Application
2010 GRANT REPORTING FORM (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)