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2019 USTA Missouri Valley Serving Up Tennis Grant Application

Application Information - Please Read:

USTA Missouri Valley offers grants to USTA Missouri Valley members (excluding USTA Missouri Valley Districts) to assist not-for-profit organizations initiate or expand their tennis programming activities. Serving Up Tennis Grant may be used to start programs and/or leagues for players of all ages, abilities and populations. Grant awards will be up to $1000, with schools receiving up to $500 for equipment grants. Those awarded grants will receive half up front and the second half upon completion of program and submission of accountability form, with schools equipment grants receiving the full amount up front.  All completed applications will be reviewed within 30 days of the application deadline. 

Program Grant Eligibility:

Financial support will be awarded only to USTA Missouri Valley member organizations: applications by individuals will not be accepted. 

Priority will be given to those programs which target new players, link their program(s) to USTA tennis programs, and/or collaborate with other entities.

Please read the Serving Up Tennis Grant Guidelines before completing this application.
This document can be found on the USTA Missouri Valley Grants & Scholarships Page under apply now. 

Please only submit applications online. We will not accept mailed or faxed applications. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Please email your W-9 to Tonya Kaup, USTA Missouri Valley Finance Director, within 5 days of submitting your grant application. Blank W-9 Form

Application deadlines are as follows:

Friday, February 15, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019

Friday, July 12, 2019

Friday, August 23, 2019

Friday, October 11, 2019

Friday, November 8, 2019
1. General Applicant Information
2. Please check which USTA Missouri Valley District you are located *This question is required.
3. Type of Serving Up Tennis Grant Requested (Please check all that apply) *This question is required.
4. Have you met with and discussed this program with your local TSR (Tennis Service Representative) or Missouri Valley staff? *This question is required.
Tennis Service Representative (TSR) Contact Information
Heart of America - Jodi Gordon

Iowa - John Terpkosh

Kansas - Jaren Glaser

Missouri - Lindsay Hall

Nebraska - Kara Heim

Oklahoma - Laura Puryear

St. Louis - Susan Riemann
7. Organization Information: *This question is required.
9. Age Groups Targeted (please check all that apply) *This question is required.
10. Ability Level of Participants (Please check all that apply) *This question is required.
11. Program & Participant Details *This question is required.
12. Previous USTA Funding: *This question is required.
17. Annual Tennis funding sources and amounts: 
Please report the dollar amount next to each source of funding that is applicable for the tennis program.
For sources that are not applicable, you must enter $0 in each field. *This question is required.
18. Please report all tennis program expenses: 
Expense may include, but are not limited to, instructor/organizer wages, equipment, court/facility rental, marketing/promotional materials.
For expenses that are not applicable, you must enter $0 in each field. *This question is required.
19. Total Grant Request:
Please provide the total dollar amount requested by using the following formula:

Total Expenses - Total Income = Total Grant requested

* Note: The maximum amount awarded by the USTA Missouri Valley Serving Up Tennis Grant is $1000). *This question is required.