AO Pathway Sponsorship


Applications for the 2016 Australian Open Pathway Grant are now open. The application criteria and guide lines can be accessed here AUSTRALIAN OPEN PACIFIC PATHWAY 2016

This is now the 3rd year that this generous initiative by Tennis Australia has been in place .

The attachment above details:

  • how to apply with the eligibility and application criteria and conditions
  • that applications close on 1 August 2016
  • All application should be emailed to Bruce Osborne at Tennis Australia at


At the AGM in April 2014, the President of the OTF, Steve Healy, announced that Tennis Australia would be providing a $50,000 annual sponsorship through the Australian Open with an intended roughly 50/50 focus of this money on equipment provision and grants to Nations.

The intent was to provide sustainable long term benefit for OTF Nations. Subsequently Bruce Osborne has put together an application document with the criteria for funding allocation. This is as follows: AO Pacific Pathway Application and Terms and Conditions June 2014

It was intended that Tennis 10s should form part of the expenditure proposals to enable the participation base to be enhanced. This sponsorship will take effect on the 1st July and is an annual sponsorship from Tennis Australia

The following urls will assist you with access to information to help you fill out your AO Sponsorship Form :

Additionally the following link will assist you see what TIS Hot Shots is:





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