Your Gift is a Game-Changer

Every donation propels the Southern Tennis Foundation closer to its vision—a world where tennis, education, and wellness converge to uplift communities. By supporting STF, you're not just donating; you're becoming a beacon of hope for aspiring tennis talents and their dreams.

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Your generous contribution directly fuels programs that cater to under-resourced youths, offering them an avenue to explore tennis and personal growth. Moreover, individuals with adaptive and wheelchair needs receive tailored training, equipment, and a sense of belonging—all because of you.

Every Contribution Leaves a Mark

Whether you're helping a visually impaired player or sending a youth to camp, your donation has a tangible impact. Here's how:


Provides 10 balls specially designed for visually impaired play.


Sponsors a week-long camp experience for an at-risk youth.


Supplies 40 junior racquets, giving young players a great start.


Grants a one-year college scholarship.


Covers a junior's travel expenses, broadening their competitive horizon.


Covers covers the cost of a tennis specific wheelchair.


Powers a full year of NJTL programming, fostering talent and discipline.


Endows a four-year scholarship, investing in a student's future.

Your gift, regardless of its size, drives change and opportunity on and off the court.

Together, let's shape the future of tennis.

For me, tennis and education have made a huge impact and have influenced my life in many ways. It is a wonderful sport that has taught me patience, diligence, and dedication. It has helped me form active and healthy habits that I will continue for the rest of my life. My education has opened my eyes to my ability to make a difference in the world.

Ezekiel Salama

Recipient of John Callen Memorial Scholarship

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Each dollar you donate plays an instrumental role in providing much-needed financial assistance to competitive junior players. Through this, emerging tennis talents can focus on refining their skills, unburdened by financial constraints.

College Scholarships

Your gifts empower students who exhibit both tennis prowess and academic excellence. They receive scholarships that not only support their tennis journey but also their academic pursuits, ensuring a brighter future.

Program Grants

Grants, powered by your generosity, facilitate tennis events, workshops, and programs across Southern states. These are vital in fostering community engagement, sportsmanship, and elevating the game at the grassroots level.

How You Can Help

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Making a difference is simpler than you think:

One-time donation
A single act of kindness that leaves a lasting impact.
Monthly contribution
Consistently support the growth and expansion of our initiatives.
Legacy gifts
Leave a lasting legacy for future tennis enthusiasts.

Donation Benefits

When you contribute, the returns are worthwhile.

Tax Deductions

Your gifts are tax-deductible, ensuring you receive benefits while making a difference.


We celebrate our donors—your name shines on our website, events, and annual reports.


The joy of watching young talents thrive and communities unite because of your generosity is immeasurable.

Join Hands with the Southern Tennis Foundation


Partner with the Southern Tennis Foundation (STF) in our mission to uplift tennis across the south. As a registered 501(c)3 organization, your support is not just invaluable to us—it's also tax-deductible.

Diverse Giving Opportunities

Every contribution, regardless of form, accelerates our mission. Beyond checks, you can donate through appreciated securities or life-income arrangements like charitable gift annuities and charitable remainder trusts. Interested in a stock gift? For a seamless process, please reach out to Matt Olson, Executive Director & COO, USTA Southern at 770-368-8200.

Levels of Giving

The 1978 Club

Commemorating our foundational year, the 1978 Club honors those who generously donate $10,000 or more annually.

Platinum Club

For contributions ranging from $5,000 to $9,999.

Gold Club

Celebrate our mission with gifts between $2,500 and $4,999.

Silver Club

Strengthen our cause with donations from $1,000 to $2,499.

Bronze Club

Empower us with contributions between $500 and $999.

Friend of the Foundation

Every bit counts. For heartfelt donations up to $499.

Be the Spark of Someone's Tennis Dream!

Your donation is a stepping stone to countless success stories. Donate now and be the wind beneath the wings of aspiring tennis stars.

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"Tennis has taught me skills such as being steadfast, enhanced my critical thinking, and to never give up. These are skills that I will not only continue to use on the tennis court, but also in my educational ventures."
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Trinity O.

2020 Scholarship Recipient