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The trust is a registered charity set up in 1983 with funds donated by the charitable settlement set up by the late Vernon Ely. Vernon’s settlement has added to the funds annually and Surrey Tennis has also added substantial donations.The trustees’ policy is to distribute its income annually to assist aspiring junior tennis players achieve their potential.


Due to a successful investment policy over the last few years plus increased donations the trust now has around £28,000 available for distribution annually as grants.To enable the process to be as transparent as possible grants will only be considered when an application form is submitted by a parent or guardian.The amount of each grant will be decided by the trustees based on the details in the application form and other information (e.g. rankings) available to the trustees. Please give as much information as possible about your tennis activities.


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