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The ACE Project Awarded $10,000 Grant

For the second year in a row, The ACE Project, a National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL) chapter in Riverdale, Ill. has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the USTA Foundation.  For the fourth consecutive year the Foundation has partnered with US Open sponsor Chase to award 10 NJTL chapters across the country with a $10,000 grant.  The money goes toward year-round tennis and education programming that engages kids in the A.C.E. curriculum (Academic Creative Engagement).  On July 14, Chase helped each NJTL grant recipient host a “Return the Serve Fun Day” to celebrate.

Congratulations to The ACE Project


The ACE Project was selected again to participate in Chase's #ReturnTheServe Play Day this July 14! Just like last year, this is a national fundraising event in partnership with Chase Bank and USTA Foundation. The ACE Project is one of ten NJTL organizations across the country selected to participate. Our programs based in Riverdale and Dolton, IL represent the Chicago-area, and possibly the Midwest.

The event is called Chase's #returntheserve Fun Day. We will provide free food, tennis activities, educational components, a dance-off, and Zumba. There will even be a DJ, arts & crafts, and t-shirt designing!