Grants of up to £1,500 are available to special schools, disability groups and associations, etc for equipment and specialist wheelchairs to enable disabled people to play tennis. Individuals can apply for grants of up to £500.
Individuals can receive support for sports wheelchairs, tennis rackets, coaching lessons with an Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) licensed coach or course fees for official LTA development/coaching courses. Groups can apply for:
- Court hire
- Coaching fees
- Equipment packages which will include:
- Mini net
- Coaching aids such as cones and throw down marker lines.
In the case of wheelchairs, a deposit will be required; for individuals the amount of deposit required will depend on the wheelchair type requested, clubs will need to raise a deposit of £250.
The closing date for applications is the 1st September 2017.