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In addition to awarding financial assistance to high-level players, the Foundation also assists local players striving to improve their skills, play more tournaments, and enjoy participating in their favorite sport.  Following are comments from junior players who received a grant in the past year to play in local indoor programs and compete in more tournaments, and community programs that received a grant to bring tennis to youth in their local area.

December 16, 2015

"Our organization and its South Side Junior Tennis Camp was founded in 2007 with the mission to provide high quality tennis instruction to under-served Chicago communities while being a catalyst for developing healthier lifestyles.  Friends of CICS has used generous MY...

December 15, 2015

“Thank you for your generous grant, and I appreciate your support with my tennis and junior career.  Without this grant I would not have been able to participate in the Jr. French Open and Wimbledon this summer.  These tournaments prepared me for an amazing experience...

December 15, 2015

"Our organization established eight new youth tennis programs in Cincinnati Public elementary schools for the 2014-2015 school year bringing the total to 5,000 elementary students being introduced to tennis.  There are now 41 programs taking place at 32 schools which e...

December 15, 2015

“Our summer program began as a 10 & Under tennis program in 2011 utilizing the QuickStart Tennis method of teaching tennis to children between five and ten years old.   A pilot program was initiated this summer to include children ages 11-14 years of age, in order to e...

December 15, 2015

"Our CTA provides youth tennis programming, along with social events, tournaments, and adult league play.  We offer the Midwest Youth Team Tennis program in the winter and summer, and the Midwest Futures program in the summer, and used our MYTEF grant to assist with in...

January 14, 2015

Each year MYTEF provides grants to junior players who are in need of financial assistance to help them reach their full potential through tennis.  One of our grant recipients Tiffany who resides in Illinois recent a grant last year.  Tiffany used the funding to compete...

January 14, 2015

Each year MYTEF provides grants to junior players in need of financial assistance to excel on the tennis court.  Daniel Rayl from Carmel, Indiana, received the EntouRaj for Kids High Performance Grant last year.  Daniel used the funding to compete in a USTA/Midwest Des...

October 29, 2014

“The $1,500 support from the Foundation has made a positive difference with our boys because we now have equipment, an instructor, and transportation to have a tennis program for beginners.  The funding also provided our organization the chance to give our youth nutrit...

October 29, 2014

“We appreciate the $2,500 grant we received which was used to purchase equipment, pay high school coaches, and buy necessary supplies.  We offered a seven week after school intramural tennis program for sixth graders at six Ann Arbor Public Middle Schools.  We surpass...

October 29, 2014

 

“I love playing tennis and want to play more, but my family cannot afford for me to play as much as I would like without assistance.  I have received three Foundation grants which have helped pay for lessons and tournaments.  Two years ago in an effort to help pay for...

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