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Community Grant Recipients Announced

New Mexico State Tennis on Campus
USTA Southwest recently announced $12,500 worth of Community Tennis Funding Grants to facilities and programs across the Section that promote the sport, USTA programs and/or community based tennis initiatives.
QuickStart Tennis and introductory programs were among those receiving funding in this grant cycle, as were wheelchair programs, and Tennis on Campus programs promoting series events to give collegiate teams more competitive play opportunities.

Fourteen total facilities, programs and member organizations were among those funded during this particular grant cycle which closed in mid-May. The next round of Community Funding Grant applications are due November 15.

For more information on the upcoming round of USTA Southwest Community Funding Grants, please contact Community Tennis Manager Michelle Moyer at mmoyer@southwest.usta.com or (480) 289-2351 x. 104.

Successful grant applications are awarded in December of 2010 (with payment received just after Jan. 1, 2011).

Community Funding Recipients – Round 2 
Southeastern New Mexico Tennis Association (Carlsbad, N.M). - NJTL, $1,275
Reffkin Tennis Center (Tucson, Ariz.) – NJTL, $2,000
Child Youth & School Services (White Sands, N.M.) – Introductory programs, $2,000
University of New Mexico Club Tennis (Albuquerque) – Tennis on Campus Series event, $2,000
Lynch Parkes Tennis Academy (Albuquerque) – QuickStart Tennis Program, $2,000
UTEP Club Tennis (El Paso, Texas) – Tennis on Campus Series event, $850
Prescott Area Tennis Association (Ariz.) – QuickStart tennis set-up, $1,527
Flagstaff Family YMCA (Ariz.)– Youth programs, $1,180
Southwest Wheelchair Tennis (Albuquerque) – Adaptive tennis, $1,950
Arizona State University Club Tennis (Tempe) – Club tennis program, $1,680
White Sands Elementary & Middle School (White Sands, N.M.) – School tennis, $1,240
New Mexico State University (Las Cruces, N.M.) – Tennis on Campus series event, $1,140 
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Tanque Verde Extended Care Program (Tucson, Ariz.) – Childcare club tennis, $627