College Scholarships: 2015 funding = $4,000
- Four $1,000 scholarships for 4 years awarded to junior players living in the Southern Section.
- Funding support will increase to $8,000 by 2018
Financial Aid to Junior Players: 2015 funding = $75,000
- Grants ranging from $1,250 to $2,500 to reimburse players for travel expenses to sectional and national tournaments. Players must be ranked in the top 100 in the South and the family income must be $99,000 or less to qualify
Matching Grants to States: 2015 funding = $18,000
- $1,000 Grant-State foundation must match this grant in funds given to players regardless of ranking.
- $2,000 Grant-State foundation must match this grant in funds given to players regardless of ranking, but an amount equal to the Southern grant must be awarded to players who are ranked outside the top 100 in the South.
Community Tennis Grants: 2015 funding = $45,000
- Grants to promote growth and to assist community tennis associations and other organizations in initiating and/or expanding USTA tennis programming at the grass root level and educating the public on sportsmanship, character and the health benefits tennis provides.
- Grants range from $1,000 to $5,000 in year one, then 50% of the amount in year two.
Direct Support to USTA Southern/Youth Program Grants: 2015 funding = $50,000
- 75 first season grants targeting entry level youth tennis of $400 each; 35 second season grants of $250 each
- Equipment to include foam, red and orange balls
- Managed by the USTA Southern staff
Line Grants: 2015 funding = $12,000
- Matching grants to assistance with lining courts for 36’ and 60’ play
NJTL Excellence Program: 2015 funding = $4,000
- Funding to cover the cost of a player and chaperone to attend the Winston-Salem Open, the final tournament on the Men’s U. S. Open Series played in late August each year