Foundation News - December 2017

Making Giving Easier

Massage Matters Research Team

Make a personal investment in the future of the profession and your practice by making massage reaearch matter.

Join the Massage Matters Research Team by donating a modest amount to the Massage Therapy Foundation on a monthly basis. With you as a team member, MTF can continue to fund research that enables you to provide evidence-based care and advance the profession.   

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2018 Grants and Contests 

MTF grants and contents

The Massage Therapy Foundation offers many opportunities to develop your skills as a student or practitioner.

  • Research Grants - We are looking for research studies that investigate the beneficial applications of massage therapy. Grants are up to $30,000. Deadline to apply: March 1, 2018.

  • Community Service Grants - These grants are awarded to charitable organizations that provide massage therapy to those having little or no access to such services. Grants are up to $5,000. Deadline to apply: April 2, 2018.

  • Student Case Report Contests - Case reports are intended to enhance professional development and research skills. Deadline to apply: June 1, 2018.

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Making Dreams Come True

Team MTF - Running for ResearchMTF is pleased to announce that they have received four invitational entries (running bibs) for the 2018 Boston Marathon from the John Hancock Marathon Non-Profit Program. Since 2012, MTF has been grateful for the opportunity to participate in their charity program and invite runners to run ad fundraise on our behalf.

The 2018 Team MTF  Running for Research members are:

  • Teresa Matthews - Jacksonville, FL
  • Lindsay Bodkin - South Glen Falls, NY
  • Shadonne Harris - Odenton, MD
  • Desiree Bourgois van Oosting - New Salem, ND

Support Team MTF - Running for Research. Make a gift today »

Wishing You a Happy Holiday Happy holidays from MTF

The best part of the season is remembering those who make the holidays meaningful. Thank you to our donors, volunteers, and all of those who make us a successful non-profit foundation. The Massage Therapy Foundation wishes you all the joy this season can bring. May it follow you throughout the coming year.

"AMTA has been a tremendous resource over the years."

Jenn S., AMTA member since 1994