First Ace Development Grants

Grants to USA Schools, Clubs, and Athletic Programs
to Strengthen Youth Handball Opportunities

GrantWatch ID#: 173812
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

United States Handball Association


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Grants to USA schools, clubs, and other athletic programs to support youth handball programming. Requests are considered from newly established clubs for development assistance as well as existing programs. Funding is available for equipment, administration, and start-up related costs.

First Ace Development resources are available to all school, club and other programs led by a USHA-Certified Handball Instructor in the United States.

Requests should be made by the primary coach/administrator for the program.

All program participants must be U.S. Handball members. For the first year, U.S. Handball will offer a free pair of gloves to participants who pay the regular membership dues.

For new Development grant program recipients, a free one-year online membership (gloves not included) is available for participants who provide contact information.

More information regarding membership may be found here:

Eye protection is required for all programs and their participants.

To apply for a First Ace Development grant, please complete an application form. Once completed, email to with “First Ace Grant Application” as the subject. Applications are due December 20 each year.

Online and emailed grant applications are preferred; however, hard copies can be submitted by mail to the address listed below.

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

First Ace Development Application Form:

Direct questions to Vern Robers or Matt Krueger at (520)795-0434.

Attn: First Ace Grants / Matt Krueger
2333 N. Tucson Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85716

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