Grants & Awards
The USTA National office offers a variety of grants for players of diverse backgrounds, programs who support the growth of tennis in diverse communities, and low-income competitive players who plan to secure their college education through tennis.USTA Grants & Scholarships
The USTA Florida Foundation and its mission “Changing lives through tennis” offers financial support via three types of grants: Equipment Grants, Program Assistance Grants and Facility Grants.USTA Florida Grants
USTA Florida’s Development Camps For Diverse Backgrounds provide a one-of-a-kind experience for junior competitive players ages 13 through 18, who want to improve as tennis players and learn about college scholarships, tournaments, and physical training. It’s a special opportunity to train hard, have fun, and form lasting friendships.
We host these one-day camps in different parts of the state. Youth players wishing to apply should be in the top 450 on the Florida Standings List and a have strong commitment to play college tennis.
Tenis Para Todos
Tenis Para Todos es la iniciativa de USTA Florida enfocada en llevar el tenis a mas familias hispanas en el centro y sur de la Florida. Esta iniciativa incluye educación a través de talleres para entrenadores y sus sedes, festivales de tenis, eventos, subsidios y becas y mas!
(Tenis Para Todos is USTA Florida’s outreach initiative which is focused on bringing tennis to more Hispanic families in Central and South Florida. Efforts include education through workshops for coaches and facilities, tennis festivals, grant and scholarship assistance, a spanish language website, and more)
USTA Florida believes that tennis is for everyone. Our outreach to the LGBTQ community (those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning) through sponsorships to major clubs in Florida and events for this community seeks to create a welcoming environment not only for diverse ethnicity, but also in age, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation and all other factors that contribute to our society.
Local Play Opportunities
We welcome our military families to participate in tennis at all levels and are bringing tennis to them in the State of Florida via various events. We believe tennis is a great outlet for stress relieve and for assisting families in connecting to their communities.
Blue Sky Foundation
As part of our Diversity Outreach efforts, we support and promote African-American organizations or who primarily serve this community around the state of Florida through strategic partnerships with facilities, sponsorships and targeted events.
The American Tennis Association
Wheelchair & Adaptive
Wheelchair Tennis is one of the world’s most popular wheelchair sports, with a growing base of players in the U.S. While the rules for wheelchair tennis may be slightly different, the game remains the same, regardless of whether you’re playing against another wheelchair tennis player or an able-bodied player.Find A Place To Play
We promote, develop and support programs for individuals with differing physical and/or mental abilities and circumstances, and encourage facilities to provide adaptive tennis opportunities in their communities. Our outreach includes collaboration with organizations who serve special populations, participation at state events and support to Adaptive tennis programs through grants.