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Opportunities to Sponsor

For companies and organizations that seek more targeted impact for their charitable giving, we offer multi-level opportunities to partner with us that leverage your corporate brand with on-site and tournament promotions, product placement, and sampling opportunities, signage, and digital branded company highlight opportunities to HJTEP’s network of supporters. Packages can include:

$200k Program Sponsor for One Year 

  • Tennis Program
    • Grassroots I & II
    • Futures
    • High Performance I & II
  • Tournament Team
  • Learning Resource Center
    • Exact Path Diagnostic Academic Assessments and Custom Learning Playlists
    • Homework Help, Focus Sessions, Private Tutoring, ACT/SAT Prep, College/Career Counseling
    • Executive Functioning, Student Agency, HJTEP Alumni Mentorship
    • Wellness Program - Tennis Against Obesity (TAO), Nutritional Counseling, Meditation & Mindfulness

$12k Sponsor a Tournament Team Athlete for one Year

  • all HJTEP tennis training, education and wellness programs
  • tournament entry fees
  • Offsets weekly private coaching
  • offsets travel expenses for up to 24 tournaments

$10k Gear Package

$25k Computer Upgrades for the LRC

$50k General Operations Support Fund 

HJTEP will work with any potential partner to customize the perfect sponsorship package that meets your company’s affinity to our mission and directly connects your brand to our work with Harlem’s youth and the broader community. 

Please consider partnering with HJTEP as we make strategic strides forward into our next 50 years of service with elevated and more vibrant communications that celebrate the pride we have in our partnerships. For more information, please contact Katrina Adams @ 212.491.3738.

Fundraising Events

HJTEP holds various fundraising events over the course of a fiscal year, including our 51st annual Spring Fundraising Gala (May 22, 2023), 3rd annual Golf Outing (Oct 2, 2023), HJTEP USTA-sanctioned tournaments, and additional community tennis events throughout the year. Please consider becoming an event sponsor to help bring our programming to more deserving youth.

Please contact to explore sponsorship opportunities and to learn more about why HJTEP is worthy of your support download our Case for Support.

Individual Donors

As with many grassroots, not-for-profit organizations, our financial support has relied heavily on gifts from individual donors. Many of our supporters have been extremely loyal and closely connected to us, by attending our annual events year after year; providing critical year-end gifts; joining the Giving Tuesday movement; and providing monthly congtributions that help stabilize our operation and programs over the course of each year. We are so grateful to all of our individual donors and would not have lasted our first 50 years without their steadfast partnership in all that we do.

Current Sponsors and Grantors

Grantors underwrite HJTEP's operating costs, making it possible to hire dedicated and talented coaches and staff, fund court rentals, purchase equipment, and pay tournament fees and travel costs. Some donors choose to Sponsor-a-Student-Athlete.

Grants come from diverse organizations, including:

  • Clif Bar
  • Frito Lay
  • Harlem Children’s Zone
  • Laureus Sport for Good USA
  • Meta
  • Miranda Family Fund
  • National Junior Tennis & Learning
  • New York Urban League
  • PennPac
  • Peter Millar
  • Pepsi
  • Ralph Pucci
  • SSP America
  • Taylor
  • USTA
  • USTA Eastern Section
  • USTA Foundation
  • West Harlem Development Corporation
  • Wilson
  • Women’s Sports Foundation
  • X2 Performance

Our Impact

HJTEP is so much more than a tennis program, we are a connected, community organization that holistically serves its youth and their families. Now more than ever, we feel the weight of our responsibility to our young people, their families, and the larger community. Together, we will not only face the difficult challenges of our time, we will do our part to create successes and thrive.

For more than 50 years, HJTEP has worked to meet the educational needs of youth from Harlem and other high risk, low income neighborhoods in New York City. Our blended sports, wellness, and education programs have helped us to teach, mentor and shape our program participants into leaders ready for the next steps on their journeys.

  • We serve approximately 1000 students annually
  • 95% of our participants graduate form high school
  • 80% are admitted to leading private and public universities
  • Our students have an average GPA of 3.1
Not only does HJTEP offer an amazing tennis program, but they stress the importance of education which is a parent's dream! They talk about it to the kids and they talk about it to the parents, offering several tutoring and enrichment programs to help kids succeed at school. I think that speaks volumes about a sports program!
— Judith Rotardier-Vasquez, Parent


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