In support of the Greater Portland Tennis Council's mission, the GPTC is providing opportunities of financial assistance for programs and facilities that host tennis tournament s and events at their facilities in the Portland-Vancouver area. The GPTC is a member organization of the USTA and is registered as a Community Tennis Association. Please submit your request a minimum of thirty (30) days in advance of your event. The GPTC board will consider all submitted requests. Areas of financial support can include: equipment costs, food costs, prizes, reimbursement for person administering and working the event. Other costs will also be considered. Grants checks are made payable to the facility or organization hosting the event. Please include a budget detailing your anticipated costs for the event. After completion of the event, the host facility or organization will be reimbursed for verifiable (by paid receipt) expenses up to the approved grant amount.