Grants and Scholarships


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Purpose or Eligibility

Date Due



Collegiate Recreation Grant

Funding for colleges to      start or expand a           recreational or club tennis team


Jeff Smith


Southern Diversity and Inclusion Program Grant

A variety of program grants with funding awarded approx. $250-$1000 to initiate or expand tennis programming at the local level.

Please click link for application and details. 

Deadline on January 31, 2021 and May 31, 2021

Contact Stacey Croley for more details.

Cee Jai Jones
Play It Forward Grant Funding which may be spread over one to three years to provide innovative tennis programming that: fills a void in your community, is replicable and is sustainable. For full details, click here.

Due to impact of COVID-19 Play It Forward grant is unavailable for remainder of 2020. Will provide update once decisions have been made for grant in 2021


Community Growth and Participation Grant

Funding to eligible CTAs for marketing, training, programming, equipment and facility improvement

December 1

Contact Stacey Croley for more details.

Andrew Feldman

Community Tennis Association Start-Up Grant

Funds to start up an incorporated, geographically defined, not-for-profit, volunteer-based tennis organization that supports or provides programs which promote and develop the growth of tennis


Send completed form to Stacey Croley or contact her for more details.

Andrew Feldman



Build It Forward Funds for new construction/reconstruction OR resurfacing of tennis courts. Due to the impact of Covid-19 and budget cuts within the USTA and USTA Southern, we are not accepting applications for the Build it Forward Facility grant through 12/2021  

USTA Public Facility Assistance  

 USTA has 5 categories of grants eligible for tennis court improvements: blended lines, basic facility improvements, resurfacing, new or reconstruction and for colleges/universities to install live streaming media equipment

Ongoing. For more details and a breakdown of funding available for each category, click here.

Stacey Croley


Southern Tennis Patrons Foundation Player Grant

Need-based financial assistance to deserving juniors (12s-18s) from the Southern Section


Cee Jai Jones

USTA Grants, including multicultural, scholar, leadership, Asian-American, LGBT and Native American grants.