TSO Grant


The women of Tennis Serves Others are on a mission to give service and gifts to people, organizations, and communities in need. We would like to know more about you and your needs.

We have a beneficiary application process, and the members consider each beneficiary with care. If you would like to apply to be a Tennis Serves Others beneficiary, please download or fill out the online application.

Beneficiary Application

If you are interested in being considered for TSO’s Beneficiary grant, please fill out the online application below.


In submitting this Grant Application, you are applying for consideration as a grant recipient from funds raised at TSO’s Annual Gala & Wimbledon Tournament (typically held in June).

Applications are due January 8, 2024. Former TSO grant recipients of more than $1,000 in the previous year are not eligible to apply until Fall of the next year. Additionally, if your grant was greater than $5000, you are not eligible to apply again for 5 years.

To be considered, please complete the following application by January 8, 2024. All complete applications will be reviewed by our Beneficiary Committee and the Tennis Serves Others Board of Directors. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. If selected as a potential finalist by the Beneficiary Committee, in late January you will be asked to provide a compelling 3-minute video about your organization. These videos will be circulated to our full membership for voting. TSO reserves the right to award two equal grants. The grant amount will be determined after the annual Gala and Tournament fundraisers. No specific grant amounts are guaranteed.

If you were chosen as one of our primary beneficiaries, would your organization be able to:

  • Create a short 3 minute video on your organization and need for a TSO grant?
  • Advertise our event on your social media sites?
  • Post our event on your website?
  • Attend our fundraising event?
  • Attend our membership meeting where beneficiaries will receive their check and present how the funds will specifically be used to serve others in their organization?
  • Contribute an auction item?


  • Applications can be saved and completed at a later time. Select SAVE AND CONTINUE LATER at the bottom of the form.
    • IMPORTANT: It is highly recommended to copy and save the link that is generated when the SAVE AND CONTINUE LATER option is selected. Please follow the detailed instructions provided when you select SAVE AND CONTINUE LATER.
  • If questions, please contact Rhonda Glasscock, VP of Beneficiary, at (310) 614-9868.
  • All applicants will be notified by the end of January.

The deadline for submitting Beneficiary applications for 2024 has expired. We appreciate your interest and the submissions received. Thank you.

Our Beneficiaries

Our members give a tremendous amount of thought and consideration in choosing our Beneficiaries. We carry out our mission through providing services and financial gifts to beneficiaries in our local and global communities. We are proud to honor our most recent and past Beneficiaries.

2024 Beneficiaries

Waymakers – Offers individuals, families and communities the steadiest, surest, safest pathways to promising outcomes.
A University of California, Irvine professor, a few of his students and a Costa Mesa Police Department captain recognized the need to provide diversion counseling for delinquent youth and their families. As pioneers working within local law enforcement agencies, their efforts led to the creation of a new non-profit serving at risk youth in Orange County. Whether redirecting youth offenders, helping sheltered children get back on track, unifying troubled families, resolving community conflicts or empowering victims of violence, Waymakers clears the path so clients can advance beyond crisis.

Queen of Hearts Therapeutic Riding Center – A therapeutic riding center for persons with special needs.
Queen of Hearts Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc.’s mission is to improve the bodies, minds, spirits, and quality of life of persons with physical and/or developmental disabilities and/or mental illnesses through equine-assisted activities and therapies. All age students are accepted, and generally referred by physicians, therapists, and loved ones. Therapy sessions with the horses are individualized and developed and regularly assessed by our professional staff. A few of the disabling conditions our clients deal with include cerebral palsy, spina bifida, paraplegia, developmental and learning disabilities. While horse therapy is fairly new in therapeutic fields, its value is becoming more and more recognized and sought after. As we at the Queen of Hearts Therapeutic Riding Center track our clients’ progress and watch their joy as they regain a significant range of motion, we are amazed and gratified.

Past Beneficiaries


2nd Street Hooligans

A Quarter Blue

A Step to Freedom

Acres of Love

ACEing Autism – 2018 Wimbledon Recipient

All Uganda

Boys and Girls Club of San Juan Capistrano

Bracken’s Kitchen

Breast Cancer Solutions

Canine Companions for Independence

Caterina’s Club

Child Abuse Prevention Center

Children’s Hospital of Orange County

City of Montebello Youth Tennis Program

Door of Faith Orphanage

Empower the Children


Extraordinary Lives

Families Forward

Fish for Life

Fristers – 2021 Wimbledon Recipient

Forever With Us – 2021 Wimbledon Recipient

Full of Hope

Gigi’s Playhouse

Good Shepherd Shelter – 2019 Wimbledon Recipient

Greendog Foundation

Grower’s First

Help God’s Children

Holbrook Family

Homefront America

Illumination Foundation

Inspiring Children Foundation

International Sanctuary – 2020 Wimbledon Recipient

Kern Community Tennis Association

Koalas in Care

Laura’s House

Loara High School

Mary’s Kitchen – 2018 Wimbledon Recipient

MaxLove Project – 2023 Wimbledon Recipient

Mission Hospital Foundation

Muriel’s Angels

Noble Path Foundation

Operation Help A Hero 2022 Wimbledon Recipient

Orphans in Ukraine

Orphans in Myanmar

Orange County Rescue Mission

Orangewood Foundation

Pete Brown Junior Tennis Program

Red Bucket

Redwood Empire Food Bank

Ronald McDonald House Orange County

Rose Again Foundation 2022 Wimbledon Recipient

Shatto Park Youth Tennis

Share Our Selves

Star Rock Foundation

Team Niko

The Ark of San Juan Capistrano

The Teen Project – 2023 Wimbledon Recipient

Thomas House Shelter

Village of Hope

Wings for Crossover – 2017 Wimbledon Recipient