50,000 is up for grabs from Tennis Canada and National Bank “GAME. SET. EQUALITY. COMMUNITY” Tennis Grants Program.
Ten grants worth up to $5,000 to provide opportunities to women in tennis.
Tennis Canada today opened their application process for the 2023 “Game. Set. Equity. Community” Tennis Grants presented by National Bank.
Although Tennis Canada is rich with young ladies and women already on the team, focus is being applied to “create sustainable change” in all areas of tennis. The incentives can come from leadership in high-performance play, coaching and more.
Tennis Canada Founded in 1890, Tennis Canada is a non-profit, national sport association with a mission to lead the growth, development and promotion of tennis in Canada and a vision to be a world-leading tennis nation.
Terri Temelini, Director of Women & Girls Advancement, Tennis Canada said: “We want to empower and support organizations and community groups across the country who are elevating women and girls through tennis.”
This is the second year of the Game. Set. Equity. Community Tennis Grants for many deserving applicants to unlock $5,000 a piece. It is said that over the months recipients will be featured over website and social channels, just as the first recipient Girls Leading Girls (GLG) Tennis in Nova Scotia.
Girls Leading Girls (GLG) Tennis 80-person program (ages between 8-18), provides an inclusive and upbeat environment to foster a love of tennis for many years to come.
Another grant given from 2022 was to the EB Tennis Academy in Quebec earlier in June.
Grant for “GAME. SET. EQUALITY. COMMUNITY” Tennis Grants Program requires a minimum of 70% of funding to be directed toward the advancement of women and girls in their programme.
You can find Tennis Canada programs in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. Tennis Canada is a member of The International Tennis Federation (ITF), Canadian Olympic Committee and the Canadian Paralympic Committee. Tennis Canada owns and/or financially supports many national professional tournaments in Canada such as National Bank Open presented by Rogers WTA, ATP Tour events ATP and ITF tournaments. Select the teams for Davis Cup, Billie Jean King Cup, the Olympic and Paralympic Games and all wheelchair and disabilities, junior and senior national teams are under Tennis Canada investments.
The deadline for all applications is Monday, July 10th at 4:00 PM ET. All applicants will be notified of their status by the end of August 2023.
Looking for more Tennis opportunities in gender equality? UNMATCHED, a Gender Equality in Sports Conference presented by Tennis Canada and National Bank is hosted at Paramount EventSpace in Woodbridge, Ontario on Wednesday, August 9th.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER : MARIA SHARAPOVA
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