2016 USTA Eastern Growing Tennis Together Grant
USTA Eastern will award a grant to organizations that can deliver a significant growth in tennis participation. Priority will be given to grant proposals which target school and after-school programs, Hispanic outreach and programs that can clearly demonstrate program expansion and creation.
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Deadline: July 25, 2016 before 5 p.m.
USTA National Grants and Scholarships
Please click on the links below to see a brief description and key dates for grants and scholarships that are available through USTA National:
Congratulations to Eastern’s recipients of the 2016 Diversity and Inclusion Individual Player Grants!
- Lorraine Bergmann of Forest Hills, N.Y.
- John-Tomas Bilski of New York, N.Y.
- Marcella Cruz of Marlboro, N.J.
- Ethan Leon of Woodhaven, N.Y.
- Rachel Lim of Briarcliff, N.Y.
2016 Camp Eastern
New York Junior Tennis and Learning will host 2016 Camp Eastern from July 31 - August 4 at the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis and Learning. 36 high school students ages 14-16 will receive tennis training and activities that mirror a college team environment. The tennis portion of the camp will conclude with a fun, low-pressure tournament. This camp will also provide a range of college and career workshops, character building as well as cultural and social outings.
Applications are currently closed.
Eastern Adult Tennis Foundation Grant
The Eastern Adult Tennis Foundation (EATF) is committed to promoting tennis at the local level. The EATF offers grants to help non-profit organizations, such as Community Tennis Associations, to initiate or expand their tennis activities. Grants may be used to start instructional programs for adult players, wheelchair and adaptive. The Foundation’s long term goal is to help programs become self-sufficient.
Click here to apply. Applications are due July 15, 2016.
Eastern Travel Grants for National Championships
If you are an Endorsed Eastern player, who has not been suspended in the last year, traveling to a USTA National Championship or USTA National Zonal Team Championship you are eligible to apply for this travel grant. Please complete the application which includes providing a copy of the family's income tax form and W2. The grants are distributed based on financial needs. Please note: in order to apply, you must first create a username and password for our online system. You will be unable to submit or access the application without registering first. Once you have successfully registered, you will be able to view and complete the application. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eastern Junior Tennis Foundation Program Grants
The JTF offers grants to help non-profit organizations, such as Community Tennis Associations, to initiate or expand their tennis activities. Grants may be used to start instructional programs and/or leagues for junior players and for adaptive players.
We are not currently accepting applications at this time.