Community Service Grant Application

Community Service grants are awarded to charitable organizations that provide massage therapy to people who currently have little or no access to such services.

Our 2020 Community Service Grant process is now open!

Application deadline is April 1, 2020

Do you work with an organization providing massage to people in need? Consider applying for an MTF Community Service Grant. We accept applications from the U.S. and internationally, and also offer one grant opportunity exclusive to grantees from northern Illinois.

2020 Community Service Grant guidelines
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This program is designed to promote working partnerships between the massage therapy profession and community-based organizations.

The maximum award is $5,000 for a one-year project period. These grants are available for organizations or affiliates of organizations that have been in existence for at least one year in the respective state or province; are tax-exempt under schedule 501(c)(3) in the U.S., non-profit charitable organization in other countries; currently provide some therapeutic or other service programs to the community; and have designated a qualified staff member to oversee the program.

Read about our 2019 Community Service Grantees

View the past MTF Community Service Grant winners

Not sure how to begin? We are pleased to offer the following guide to assist practitioners in providing massage in their communities:

Massage Therapy for the Underserved in Your Community: How to Launch a Successful and Sustainable Community Service Project

For more information, please contact:
Christine Daskais, Foundation Program Manager at 847-905-1667 or
Gini Ohlson, Executive Director at 847-905-1520