Grant and Scholarship
USTA Eastern | November 6, 2017
USTA Eastern annually awards several grants for program proposals that help grow the game of tennis in our section. In order to apply for Eastern grants, applicants must establish a username and password in our online registration system; once the online registration is completed, applicants will be able to view and complete the application.
USTA Eastern regional Tennis Service Representatives (TSR) are available to answer any questions about grants and the application process. Click here to find the TSR in your region.
USTA Eastern Growing Tennis Together Grant
USTA Eastern awards grants twice-a-year to organizations for programming that can deliver a significant growth in tennis participation. ADVERTISEMENT Priority will be given to grant proposals that target the Eastern Section priorities, including school programs, junior team tennis (JTT), adult leagues and innovative programs that help us engage diverse audiences
The 2017 Growing Tennis Together Grants application cycle is closed. A deadline for 2018 applications will be released in January 2018.
The Regional Boards of the USTA Eastern Section accept grant proposals from USTA Member Organizations that are focused on increasing local participation in tennis and USTA programs, such as Youth Tennis Leagues (YTLs) and Junior Team Tennis (JTT). USTA Eastern recommends that all interested applicants work with their specific region TSR to complete the application.
Region Grant applications are accepted at any time.
Camp Eastern is a five-day, four-night sleep-away camp featuring tennis instruction with educational and cultural opportunities. The camp has 36 available scholarships for youth in the 14-16 year-old range.
Information about 2018 applications and camp session dates is coming soon.
Eastern Travel Grants for National Championships
Endorsed Eastern players traveling to a USTA National Championship or USTA National Zonal Team Championship tournaments are encouraged to apply for this need-based grant. A copy of the family's income tax form and W2 must be included in the application . Players who have been suspended from play within the last 12 months are not eligible for this opportunity. For more information, please email email@example.com.
Eastern Junior Tennis Foundation (JTF) Program Grants
The Eastern JTF offers grants to help non-profit organizations, such as community tennis associations (CTAs), initiate or expand their tennis programming. Grants may be used to start new instructional opportunities and/or leagues for junior players and for adaptive players.
The 2017 JTF Grant application cycle is closed. A deadline for 2018 applications will be released in the spring.