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Funding for Disability Tennis Wheelchairs and Equipment – the next closing date is 13th December

Posted: Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:10

Funding for Disability Tennis Wheelchairs and Equipment –  the next closing date is 13th December

The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust provides 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 a Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) licensed coach or course fees for official LTA development/coaching courses. Groups can apply for: Wheelchairs; Court hire; Coaching fees; and equipment packages which will include:

  • Rackets
  • Balls
  • Mini net
  • Coaching aids such as: cones and throw down marker lines.

In the case of wheelchairs, a deposit will be required from the applicant.

The next closing date for applications is the 13th December 2017.

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