The North Carolina Tennis Foundation was organized in 1961 for the purpose of promoting tennis and later was responsible for forming its sister organization, the North Carolina Tennis Association. The Foundation provides financial support to many worthwhile tennis programs across the state. These programs include the National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL) Network, the NC State High School Championships, Adaptive Tennis, and numerous grants.
Not only does the North Carolina Tennis Foundation support tennis programs but it also maintains the North Carolina Tennis Hall of Fame and works on numerous projects to preserve the history of tennis in North Carolina.
There are many ways you can allocate your North Carolina Tennis Foundation contribution:
Annual Fund- Supports worthy projects including; National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL) programming, NC High School Tennis, Junior Development and maintaining the NC Tennis Hall of Fame.
Preyer Family Endowment- Supports Junior Development Scholarships for tournament expenses for lower and middle class families; New Programs, Outreach, Inclusion and Adaptive Programming; Camp Scholarships for junior players.
Saunder-Langford Endowment- The Saunders-Langford Endowment. The Saunders-Langford Endowment provides juniors the opportunity to experience tournament tennis and reap the benefits of competing and developing lifelong relationships. This endowment provides need based grants to players from small communities to help them participate in tournaments.
The North Carolina Tennis Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) organization and your gifts are tax deductible as provided by law.