More than $400,000 in grants have been awarded to 44 community tennis and education organizations around the nation, with six located right here in the USTA Southern section.
USTA Serves, the National Charitable Foundation of the USTA, goes through this grant process twice a year. The program was developed to provide underprivileged kids with the opportunity to learn to play tennis, improve their academic skills and help combat childhood obesity by promoting healthy lifestyles.
As of today, USTA Serves has distributed $11 million to multiple programs that support its goal.
The list of the five programs from the Southern section includes: