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USTA Missouri Valley  |  May 12, 2017
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Tennis opportunities at the most grassroots level are critical to keeping the sport vibrant and growing. The USTA Missouri Valley offers two different grants to tennis providers across its five-state area. The section has its Serving Up Tennis Grants which is intended to assist not-for-profit organizations in initiating or expanding their tennis programming activities.

 

The Serving Up Tennis Grant may be used to start programs and/or leagues for players of all ages, abilities and populations. Those awarded grants will receive half up front and the second half upon completion of program and submission of accountability form.

 

The USTA Missouri Valley also offers the Grow the Game Grant which provides funding for USTA Member providers that do not fall under the not-for-profit statues to help initiate or expand community tennis activities that address the following areas:

 

• Youth imperative, specifically the 6-12 age group.

• Junior development, specifically growing the middle the pyramid through local play and competition such as Junior Team Tennis and entry level tournaments as well as reaching out to middle and high school players.

• Program opportunities for Millennials. 

 

Serving Up Tennis Grant - Apply now!

USTA Missouri Valley offers grants to USTA Missouri Valley members (exclusive of USTA Districts) to assist not-for-profit organizations in initiating or expanding their tennis programming activities.

 

The Serving Up Tennis Grant may be used to start programs and/or leagues for players of all ages, abilities and populations. Those awarded grants will receive half up front and the second half upon completion of program and submission of accountability form. Grant awards will be up to $1000. View sample application form.

 

Grow the Game Grant - Apply now!

The Grow the Game Grant provides funding for USTA Member providers that do not fall under the not-for-profit status to help initiate or expand community tennis activities that address the following areas: 

  • Youth imperative, specifically the 6-12 age group. 
  • Junior development, specifically growing the middle of the pyramid through local play and competition such as Play Days, Junior Team Tennis and entry level tournaments as well as reaching out to middle and high school players. 
  • Program opportunities for Millennials (18-40 age group) 

Grant awards will be up to $500. View the sample application form.

 

10 and Under Line Grants - Download the Application

Painting permanent 36' and 60' tennis lines 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.

 

Junior Camp Scholarships - Closed for 2017

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.

 

Missouri Valley Tennis Foundation

The Missouri Valley Tennis Foundation is an organization that supports organizations and programs that enhance the lives of people through tennis and education.  With your gift contribution, we can continue providing grants and supporting programs promoting tennis and education.

Foundation Applications: Individual Grant | Organizational Grants

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