USTA Missouri Valley
Heart of America
To apply, please download the PDF application to your computer. Enter your information into the form fields, re-save under a new name, and either email your application to the email address on the application, or mail it to the USTA Heart of America.
Grants open in mid October and close mid February of the following year. All grants are awarded by mid March.
If interested, please contact John Terpkosh, firstname.lastname@example.org
USTA Kansas, with approval of its Grant Review Committee offer a variety of grants for start-up or expansion of tennis programs. Since certain restrictions apply, all questions should be referred to:
Tennis Service Representative
Grant Review Committee Chairman
USTA Nebraska awards grants totaling over $5,000 annually to communities for various projects. USTA Nebraska is committed to promoting tennis at the local level. We offer program grants to help organizations initiate or expand their tennis program activities. Grants are available to programs that promote and develop the growth of tennis, target new players, link their programs to continuing play opportunities -- including group lessons and organized play programs-- and assist in the development of a local Community Tennis Association.
Community Outreach and Program Development grants ($250) are distributed biannually, with application deadlines of April 30 and November 15. Each community/organization is eligible for up to $500 per annually.
Grant categories include (but are not limited to):
Junior Team Tennis
Tennis on Campus - Start-up or expanding program
10 and Under Tennis
Junior Recreation - Junior Recreation Tournaments
Adaptive Tennis - Wheelchair, Special Olympics, deaf, etc.
Diversity - Diversity and Inclusion outreach
Other community projects
USTA Oklahoma is committed to promoting tennis at the local level. To that end, we offer grants to assist member organizations initiate or expand their tennis programming activities. Our long-term goal is to help programs become self-sufficient.
Financial support will be awarded only to current USTA member organizations; applications by individuals will not be accepted.
Applying organizations must be open to all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or veteran status.
Types of Grants:
Junior Equipment – to promote Net Generation Youth Progression programming & USTA School Tennis – to assist with right- sized tennis equipment including mini-nets, low-compression balls, shorter racquets and throw-down lines. Up to $500. o Schools – register on Net Generation; add tennis PE curriculum and have a school partner that provides play opportunities. o 10U Providers – register on Net Generation; offer team-based programming leading into Junior Team Tennis.
Junior Team Tennis – to increase participation at sites starting/expanding a group program that includes match play or an organized team program, with the intention of developing into Junior Team Tennis. Up to $300.
• Team challenge – register on Net Generation and attend webinar
• Team tournament (pilot) – register on Net Generation and attend webinar and register with TSR
Tennis on Campus - to increase tennis participation on the college campus, increase the regular use of campus tennis facilities, and increase interest in college varsity tennis programs. Up to $250 / semester.
Adult Social Events – targeting players 18-39, fun, flexible formats with competition while keeping the focus on fun – meeting new people and hanging out with friends. Up to $150 / event.
Grant Application Deadline:
Grants will be reviewed and awarded as they are received.
Grants will be awarded until available funds are exhausted.
USTA St. Louis, with approval of its grant review committee, offers a variety of community development program grants (see categories in application). Certain restrictions apply. All questions should be directed to the USTA St. Louis office: