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Eastern Massachusetts

USTA Eastern Massachusetts Grants

USTA Eastern Mass. Grants and Programs


USTA Eastern Mass. is a division of USTA New England, 1 of 17 regional sections across the country that comprise the United States Tennis Association. 


USTANE is committed to promoting and developing the growth of tennis and increasing participation in the sport in New England. USTA EMA supports this by providing workshops and facilitating the distribution of grants which may be used to develop instructional programs and/or organize league play for people of all ages, abilities and populations. Our goal is to help programs become self-sufficient. 


The Fall Grant Cycle is open from now until September 2, 2022. 


Before applying for a 2022 USTA EMA grants, please read and understand all grant types, determine your proposed program details and create a detailed budget. Once that is done, please complete the below application and submit to Lance Andersen, Incomplete applications will not be


Apply for Grant (word)

Apply for Grant (pdf)

Grant Accountability Form

USTA New England Grant Info


Grant Categories


USTA New England National Championships Stipend


To offset expenses for EMA collegiate teams participating in N.E. sectionals, district or national events. $50 food card per eligible player, up to $500 per eligible team.


Community Tennis Association (CTA) Grant


Up to $1,000 for the creation, expansion or state incorporation of a CTA which will then enlist local tennis enthusiasts and serve as a tennis lobbying force within the community. Once example would be to provide Schools, Parks & Rec and other organizations with startup costs and equipment for new and innovative programs. Letter of recommendation required from USTA New England TSR.


Equipment Grants


Up to $500 for the purchase of equipment to support Junior Team Tennis or Net Generation Programs. Preference given to applicants who have attended a Net Generation Workshop.


Special Population and Adaptive Tennis Grant


Up to $1,000 for the creation or expansion of tennis opportunities for beginner and advanced wheelchair athletes, or for the creation or expansion of community tennis opportunities for special populations that include persons with intellectual, emotional and / or developmental challenges.


Community Tennis Grant


Up to $1,000 to cover coaches, court time, equipment, marketing, advertising, or any other necessary tennis-related expenses for programs that significantly support USTA Eastern MA Core Values. Tournament Directors may also apply for a stipend under this category for reimbursement costs in directing USTA sanctioned or approved programs.


Junior Team Tennis Grant


Up to $500 per team/age group for coaching, equipment, marketing, etc. for registered USTA Junior Team Tennis Programs.


Diversity & Inclusion Grant


Up to $1,000 for the creation or expansion of tennis opportunities for underserved players that fall into the following categories: Adaptive, African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic, LGBT, Millennial, Native American, Socio-economic, and / or Wheelchair.


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