The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust


Status

Status:Open to applications
 

Description

Grants are available to help disabled people in the UK to play tennis through the purchase of wheelchairs, tennis equipment and grants for coaching.

Details

Maximum Value:£ 1,500

Value Notes

Grants of up to £1,500 for a group, club or project are available.


Extended Description

The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust provides funding for groups and clubs within the UK to purchase wheelchairs and tennis equipment to support disabled people play tennis.


Latest Information

 

The dates for meetings in 2018 when grants will be considered are:
Monday 16th April (closing date for applications 12th March)
Monday 30th July (closing date for applications 2nd July)
Monday 29th October (closing date for applications 1st October)

Key Criteria

Disability groups and programmes, clubs, schools and associations in the UK are eligible to apply.


Eligible Expenditure

Applications can be made for the following:

  • Wheelchairs: applications can be made for one or more tennis wheelchairs designed for general use at grass roots level. A deposit of £250 per chair is required, and the Trust will offer a grant for the remaining cost. There will also be a delivery charge, which must be met by the applicant.
  • Bag of equipment: these bags will be ordered and paid for by the Trust and delivered direct to a specified address. Kit bags will include rackets, balls, mini net, and coaching aids such as cones and throw down marker lines. These kits are suitable for groups, clubs and disability programmes.
  • Grants are available for starting a disability group, a club programme or a project or help with an existing project or programme. Examples of items that will be considered under this scheme are help towards court hire, coaching fees, equipment (if not applying for a kit bag as above). All programmes and projects should aim towards self-financing and sustainability.

Match Funding Restrictions

Organisations must make a contribution towards the purchase of wheelchairs.


Restrictions

Items considered as luxury items, such as electrical equipment, clothing or individual transport costs will not be considered.


Application Process      

Before applying for assistance, applicants are advised to consult The Tennis Foundation and/or their local County Tennis Association.

Application forms are available to download from the Trust's website.

Contact The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust for further information.


Address & Contacts :

Contact details:
The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust
c/o Sport Wins
PO Box 238
Tadworth
KT20 5WT
Telephone:01737 831707