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The Arkansas Tennis Association seeks to help support community tennis associations and other Arkansas organizations and individuals in their efforts to secure grant funding to support the growth of tennis.

The following grants are offered by the Arkansas Tennis Association to grow and support tennis in Arkansas.

USTA Arkansas Teaching Pro’s Education Fund

Assistance provided by the Arkansas Tennis Association to assist teaching pro’s to become USPTA or USPTR certified or to provide continuing education to certified teaching pros. Limited funding. Apply Here

Arkansas Tennis Special Programming Grant

This Grant is offered to individuals, CTA’s and organizations to help grow the game of tennis in their communities in Arkansas. Limited Funding. Apply Here

First Tournament Free for Junior Players

The Arkansas Tennis Association will reimburse Arkansas junior players for the entry fee of their first Arkansas sanctioned tennis tournament. Limited funding Deadline: Rolling application: Click here for information.


USTA Southern Grants

USTA Southern provides financial and material grants every year. Whether it's a grant for diversity, special populations, player development, wheelchair or collegiate scholarships, USTA Southern  offers a variety of  grants to help grow the game. 

Click here to discover all the USTA Southern grant opportunities and scholarships.



Southern Tennis Foundation

The Southern Tennis Foundation (STF) is the charitable arm of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Southern and is operated by a 15-member Board of Trustees. The foundation offers financial assistance to worthy individuals and organizations that work to fulfill the USTA mission to “Promote and develop the growth of tennis.” Grants that offered include; college scholarships, community tennis grants, 10 U court line grants and junior player financial assistance ,    

Click here to see the grants and scholarships offered by the Southern Tennis Foundation.


USTA NATIONAL GRANTS       usta_foundation

The USTA offers a variety of grants to help grow the game of tennis in many ways. Click here to find a short description of each grant, along with key dates and requirements



Play It Forward

USTA Southern is looking for providers to partner with to increase participation in tennis with a focus on attracting and retaining new tennis players.


Click here to find out more. 




USTA Facility Assistance GrantsMcGehee_Courts_pic_1

The USTA is dedicated to making financial investments in quality tennis facilities. The USTA recognizes the importance of making financial investments in the infrastructure of tennis facilities to foster the sport’s continued growth. 

Are you ready to get your project started? Making Tennis Matter -The USTA Southern Facility Toolkit provides valuable information to help you get started. 

Grants are available for facility assistance to help communities turn dreams into reality.

The Arkansas Tennis Patrons Grant: This grant is provided for community based tennis court projects. Communities may receive funding for basic improvements such as windscreens, nets and/or minor improvements, as well as resurfacing, structural improvements or new construction. Limited funds are available. Rolling deadline-grant applications will be accepted year round and reviewed quarterly. Apply Here

The USTA Southern Build It Forward: Grant provides funding for new construction, expansion or reconstruction. This grant has limited funding and is a rolling process. Apply Here 

The USTA Facility Assistance Grant: Whether you're attempting to build a new tennis facility, renovate and upgrade an existing one, or construct new 36 and 60-foot tennis courts, the USTA can provide the tools you need to make it happen from guidance on advocacy efforts to technical and financial assistance. Click Here to view the program overview video. The financial component of the USTA Facility Assistance program is a rolling process – there are no deadlines. There are four categories of financial assistance: Click Here to learn about the grants available.





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