Programs and Grants
Risa’s ReMatch Tennis Drive
In 2014, in partnership with Leveling the Playing Field, the Risa Fund launched a program called Risa’s ReMatch Tennis Drive, where gently used girls’ tennis clothes and equipment are collected and donated to underserved, aspiring young tennis players around the country.
A Partnership to End Homelessness in DC
The Risa Fund has provided a grant to this joint partnership’s effort to make homelessness in the district a rare, brief and non-recurring by accelerating the implementation of the District’s strategy. The focus of the grant will be on leveraging and aligning public and private philanthropic resources.
Risa Wellness [email protected]
Since the fall of 2013, the Risa Fund has partnered with THEARC to offer the Risa Wellness [email protected], a multifaceted initiative offering mental health training to all partner organization staff, on-site mental health counseling, access to increased psychiatric care and coordination of all mental health services at THEARC. Taking a holistic approach to wellness, the Project also incorporates art, music and dance therapy.
WTEF Round-Robin Tennis Tournament
On June 30, 2014, the Risa Fund sponsored a round-robin tennis tournament at the Washington Tennis and Education Foundation’s Northwest DC location. Students from WTEF’s 2 Washington, DC campuses gathered for a fun day of both singles and doubles matches along with refreshments and giveaways.