12 December 2023 | Tennis Victoria

Clubs and coaches are encouraged to apply for grants of up to $1,000 to encourage participation in tennis for underrepresented groups. These grants are designed to support communities who may experience barriers to participation in tennis.

Grants awarded will have a strong emphasis on impacting underrepresented communities including

  • People with a disability.
  • Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders communities.
  • LGBTQI+ community.
  • Other groups facing significant barriers to participation in tennis. eg: Initiatives focused on mental health

Please note: ACE Grants 2024 will not fund court hire or coaching fees.

Guidelines & Timelines

Applications open: Wednesday 13 December, 2024.

Applications close: Wednesday January 31, 2024.

ACE Grant Guidelines: To download a copy of the Guidelines & Application form, please click here.

Please note all applications must be submitted via our online form.

ACE Grant Terms & Conditions: To view the full Terms & Conditions, please click here.


For more information, or if you would like assistance in applying for an ACE Grant, starting an inclusion program or any further information, please contact your Tennis Development Officer or Coaching Leader.

Case study – Ferntree Gully
Check out the video below that showcases how the Ferntree Gully Tennis Club are creating a welcoming club culture.