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Grants through Northern Illinois District

The Board of Directors of NITA annually approves a budget which includes various types of tennis program start-up and enhancement grants, encouraging organizations to expand tennis opportunities and reach diverse groups throughout the district.

Grants can be sought for any new programs which incorporate the following populations or events:  juniors, adults, seniors, diverse populations, 10 & Under programs, afterschool tennis programs, wheelchair tennis, tennis for special populations, USTA Junior Team Tennis, and USTA League tennis expansion.  Any community organization, school, park district, or club can apply for grant funds by becoming a USTA member organization.  For a copy of the list of current grants and application form, contact Pam Delnagro, NITA Executive Director, at (847) 458-5813 or  pam@northernillinoistennis.com.