Lawn Tennis Association – Grants Programme

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Aims/priorities: Grants are available to increase the number of people playing tennis and improve the quality and standard of tennis facilities in Great Britain.

Who can apply? Applicants must be a partnership of organisations with a commitment to
improving tennis in their area. These networks do not need to be formally recognised
organisations but must be composed of two or more partners that are working together to develop and deliver a shared plan to grow tennis participation in their local community. Organisations can include clubs, schools and local authorities. Organisations that are unable to find willing partners should contact the LTA and may be able to apply for the Growing the Game Fund.

Grant amount: The following funding is available:

 Transforming British Tennis Together Fund – there is no specific grant amount, the level of funding and the form it takes will vary from project to project. For each bid, 50% of the
necessary funding will be provided, around half of which will come in the form of a grant
and the remaining half as an interest free loan. £100 million will be allocated for this fund
over 10 years.

 Growing the Game – there is no specific grant amount, the level of funding will vary from
project to project. Up to 50% of each project can be provided, however this will be primarily issued in the form of an interest free loan. Bidders who install floodlights as part of their project can receive up to 25% of the funding as a grant. £25 million has been allocated for the 10 years of this fund.

Application process: Applicants for Transforming British Tennis Together should read the full
LTA guidelines for information the application procedure. Applicants to the Growing the Game grant should first complete an expression of interest form found on the LTA’s website.

Deadline: Applications for the Growing the Game grant scheme are accepted at any time and are reviewed several times each year. Transforming British Tennis grant scheme applications: 28 September 2018

Contact information: Tel: 020 8487 7000

Email: [email protected]
Website: www.lta.org.uk/workforce-venues/venue-support/facilities-advice/