Ways To Support The Fort!

As a non-profit 501 (c)(3) entity, the Fred Wells Tennis & Education Center brings people together of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds to embrace the lifelong game of tennis while serving under-resourced youth with the support of the Community. We need your help in continuing to deliver our mission to thousands of people annually.

We offer several different options for giving including:

Online Through Club Auto

Online through Club Auto (we recommend if you are going to give and are a patron of The Fort, you use Club Auto as we do not get charged extra to use it, unlike Cardpointe or PayPal.)

Credit Card

Click here to pay online with a credit card. VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express accepted.


Please make checks payable to Fred Wells Tennis & Education Center. Checks can be mailed directly to Fred Wells Tennis & Education Center, 100 Federal Drive S., St. Paul, MN 55111. Attn: Esther Tsai

Recurring Gifts

Your monthly support makes a big impact in helping us FORTify Our Future. We will receive your gift each month on the same date as your first donation. Recurring payments will continue as is until changed or canceled by calling the Front Desk @ 612-252-8367. Click here to set up your monthly donation today.

Stocks and Securities

Donating appreciated stocks and securities to the Fred Wells Tennis & Education Center provides you with specific benefits, including an income-tax charitable deduction for fair-market value and avoidance of capital gains tax. Please complete the following Gift of Stock form to begin this transaction.
Note: As with all gifts, you should consult with your tax adviser to confirm that it is  advantageous for you to contribute appreciated securities.

Corporate Matching

Your gift to the Fred Wells Tennis & Education Center can go even further if your company offers employee matching gifts. Please send your company’s matching gift form to: Fred Wells Tennis & Education Center, 100 Federal Drive, St. Paul, MN 55111. Attn: Esther Tsai.

Amazon Smile

Click here and have a portion of all your purchases on Amazon come back to The Fort.

In-Kind/Professional Services

If you are an individual or business with in-kind goods and services to offer, i.e. construction, IT, printing,photography,video production,event planning, etc., please contact Lisa Mushett at lisa@fwtec.org to discuss partnership opportunities.


We have plenty of volunteer opportunities available. Please complete our short volunteer inquiry form by clicking here to let us know your interests and availability.

For more information about giving opportunities with The Fort, please contact Ursula Shute at (612) 252-8367, ext. 115 or at ursula@fwtec.org.