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Grants / Scholarships

USTA South Carolina

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Grant Guidelines

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Purpose or EligibilityDate DuePrimary Contact
Community Growth and Participation GrantFunding for eligible USTA SC CTAs onlyDecember 1, 2024Sheryl McAlister
2024 USTA Southern Innovation GrantFunding for eligible organizationsMultiple - check linkSheryl McAlister
2024 June Diversity Tennis GrantLimited grant for Juneteenth or Pride events during the month of JuneMay 10, 2024CeeJai Jones
2024 Southern Tennis Foundation Matching GrantState foundation matching grantsApril 1, 2024Jean Marie Simon

2024 Southern Tennis Foundation
Southern grant to promote/ develop tennis for underserved populations (see below for Wheelchair/ Special Populations)January 31, 2024CeeJai Jones

Southern Parks and Recreation Grant
Southern grant for Parks and Recreation departments to actively start new tennis programming as well as develop and foster existing ones.November 15, 2024

Southern Tennis Program Grant
Adaptive/ Diversity/ NJTL/ Wheelchair May 31, 2024CeeJai Jones
Southern NJTL Program GrantFunding to start or expand a National Junior Tennis & Learning Program or chapter. Learn more about the National NJTL NetworkMay 31, 2024CeeJai Jones
Special Populations Southern Program GrantTo promote/ develop tennis opportunities for children and adults with intellectual disabilitiesMay 31, 2024CeeJai Jones
Southern Wheelchair Program GrantFunding to promote and develop the growth of Wheelchair Tennis.May 31, 2024CeeJai Jones
Play it ForwardThis grant is an annual grant for USTA South Carolina's eligible CTAs. OpenCeeJai Jones
Facilities ServicesTo discuss or apply for a facilities services grant, contact Sheryl McAlister at USTA South Carolina.OpenSheryl McAlister
Wheelchair College ScholarshipsClick link for more informationMay 31, 2024CeeJai Jones
Summer Tennis Camp ScholarshipsClick link for more informationMay 31, 2024CeeJai Jones
JTT GrantFor JTT League Coordinators or AdministratorsOpen
USTA Southern JTT Committee
JTT Intro Play GrantPrograms listed in Serve TennisOpenUSTA Southern JTT Committee
Southern Tennis Foundation College ScholarshipTen $1,000 college scholarships that are awarded to players from USTA Southern .Deadline to apply: Fall 2024CeeJai Jones
Southern Tennis Foundation Junior Player GrantNeed-based financial assistance to deserving juniors (12s-18s) from USTA Southern ranked in the Southern top 100 Deadline to apply: Fall 2024CeeJai Jones
South Carolina Tennis Patrons Foundation Junior Player GrantThe South Carolina Tennis Patrons Foundation offers financial aid on a limited basis, primarily on need, for junior players. Grants of $300-$1,200 per player per year are awarded for tennis related expenses.Deadline to apply: November 1, 2024Amy Franklin or Amanda Morelli
SCTPF Youth Program GrantUp to $5000 to facilitate programs that increase access to tennis for children, including (but not limited to) children who are at risk in South Carolina.TBD 2024Amy Franklin
Tennis ScholarshipsCheck out the list of scholarships for eligible high school and college players.TBD 2024Amy Franklin

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