Community Service Grants

Community Service Grants


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

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.

We are pleased to announce the 2015 Community Service Grantees.

Massage Therapy for  the Elderly, Terminal and Disabled
Kelly Crocken-Figi
Hands to Help 

The Elizabeth Ministry Mother, Infant and Toddler Massage Project
Carolyn Graham
The Elizabeth Ministry

Incorporating Massage Therapy into Cancer Survivorship
Amanda LaGrange
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center

Improving the Quality of Life for Children with Cerebral Palsy in Central America
Karen Heinicke-Motsch

Free Massage Therapy for Cancer Patients
Dawn Perrin
Cancer Family Care

Our 2016 Community Service Grant process is open. The submission deadline is Friday, April 1st, 2016.

Apply for a Community Service Grant Here


Community Service Grant Ethics review form

View the 2016 Community Service Grant guidelines

Photo Release Form

View the past MTF Community Service Grant winners.

For more information, please contact:

Christine Daskais, Foundation Coordinator at /847-905-1667 or 
Gini Ohlson, Executive Director at