ACE Grants

Clubs and coaches are encouraged to apply for grants of up to $2,000 to encourage participation in tennis for disadvantaged groups. Clubs and coaches can now apply for an ACE Grant to support their inclusion projects any time throughout 2018/19 through your Participation Leader.

Our Game, Set, Match website has access to important grants information, which can be found by clicking here.


Can you apply?

  • The following groups may apply
  • Tennis Victoria Affiliates
  • Tennis Australia coach members at affiliated venues
  • Peak body organisations e.g. Blind Sports Victoria, Disability Sport and Recreation Victoria, SpiritWest Services



  • Priority will be given to applicants who
  • Form a partnership with a community group associated with their target population
  • Make their own contribution to the program and not rely solely on ACE Grants Program funding
  • Register program participants in Tennis Connect (where possible)
  • Provide an ongoing participation opportunity at the local club
  • Grants awarded will have a strong emphasis on impacting underserved communities including
  • Persons with a disability
  • Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities
  • Indigenous Australians
  • LGBTQIA community
  • Other disadvantaged groups facing significant barriers to participation in tennis