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Southwest Awards Community Tennis Grants

January 2, 2014 06:13 PM


2014 USTA Southwest Community Tennis Program Grant Recipients – Cycle 1

USTA Southwest recently announced that it has awarded just over $12,000 worth of Community Tennis Funding Grants to organizations and entities across the Section that promote the sport, USTA programs and/or community-based tennis initiatives.

There are two annual grant cycles for Community Tennis where partner organizations, city facilities, schools and other tennis plans are considered for funding assistance.

For more information and the application for the upcoming round of USTA Southwest Community Funding Grants, contact Community Tennis Manager Ashley Redman at aredman@southwest.usta.com or (480) 289-2351 x. 104. 

Grant applications are due in Mid-May and mid-November of each year and can be found by visiting the Community Tennis Grants link below. Deadlines for these grant applications are strictly enforced! 

Missed this grant cycle? It's okay! USTA Southwest Community Tennis Program Grants are offered bi-annually. Learn more by clicking COMMUNITY TENNIS GRANTS.

Congratulations to our most recent award recipients.  We can’t wait to see your programs succeed in growing tennis here in the Southwest!

Southwest Community Grant Recepients

City of Farmington Junior Team Tennis: To begin a new Jr. Team Tennis in the Nothern New Mexico town.

New Mexico State University Tennis on Campus: Marketing and New Balls to assist the state university's efforts at growing their Tennis on Campus program.

Western New Mexico University Tennis on Campus: To help cover start-up costs of beginning a new Tennis on Campus program in the town.

Sets in the City Phoenix: To help assist start-up operations for an18-35 Year Old young professionals recreational tennis program in the Phoenix metropolitan area through USTA Central Arizona

NNMTA Lucky 7 Middle School Tennis Circuit: For the furthering efforts of the Northern New Mexico district-wide middle school tennis program

Aoy Elementary Physical Education
Mission Valley Elementary Physical Education
Glen Cove Elementary Physical Education
*tennis equipment for all three of these schools in the El Paso, Texas area

Horizons Albuquerque at Bosque School: Tennis equipment & Instructor assistance for this non-profit organization to assist with a new program

New River (Ariz.) Elementary Physical Education: tennis equipment
Norterra Canyon Physical Education (Phoenix): tennis equipment
North Valley Elementary Physical Education: tennis equipment
Show Low (Ariz.) Jr. High Physical Education: tennis equipment
Wood Gormly and EJ Martinez Elementary Physical Education: tennis equipment assistance for these elementary schools in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Kidzone After School Tennis at Kiwanis Reccreation Center: Assistance with Instructor fees at this after-school program in Tempe, Ariz.

TASK Program through City of Tolleson & Tolleson Elementary School District: Tennis Equipment assistance for the Tolleson After Schools Program (TASK).

Tucson Community Tennis Program: For the development of a Saturday 10 & Under Tennis Program

Xtra Tennis” Program through Scottsdale Tennis Lessons, LLC: For the development of an after school 10 & Under Tennis Program in Scottsdale, Ariz.