Successful Hands Grants

The Successful Hands Grant Program is made possible through the
efforts of Massage Envy Franchising, LLC and Performance Health.
Together we aim to prepare students for a rewarding career in massage therapy by providing grants for students that fund education and products needed to start a career in massage therapy.

Special offer! The grant program, through a collaboration with the
American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), provides a free student AMTA membership to all participating students through their graduation. AMTA is the largest non-profit, professional association serving massage therapists, students and schools. Student Members receive exclusive access to the AMTA Massage Anatomy Guide App, liability insurance for school-sanctioned activities, career guidance, mentorship program, and more!


Why this program?

Performance Health and Massage Envy established the Successful Hands Grant Program to help students prepare for the rewards of a career in massage therapy.

Growing market demand and client needs have changed the role of the massage therapist over the years. As massage becomes a greater part of mainstream healthcare, you play an important part in client overall wellness. Market needs or your own interest also may lead you to a specialty—clinical sports techniques or posture and pain management—which requires even more learning.

Successful Hands grants can be used to fund your education, buy books or purchase the product you need for training or launching your career. The choice is yours. We know that whatever you decide, the grant will support “successful hands.”

Who’s behind it?

Industry leaders Performance Health and Massage Envy Franchising, LLC share a philosophy of giving and a common goal to advance the massage profession. Over the years, these two highly successful companies have contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to research, scholarships and product donations to community and national charitable programs.

The companies established their unique Successful Hands partnership to meet the growing demand for massage therapy services. By supporting students and the educational institutions they attend, Performance Health and Massage Envy hope to enable more individuals to pursue massage therapy as a career.

How do I apply?

Whether you have just started school, are half way through, or a recent graduate, in 200 words or less, “Tell us your story. Why did you choose massage therapy as a career and what is your ultimate goal?” Inspire us and others with your hopes and aspirations and you may be a recipient of a Successful Hands grant. Applications must be received by October 15, 2020. Winners will be notified no later than December 15, 2020.

How can I share the program with others?

To aid schools in communicating this program to students, we’ve created a communications ‘tool kit’. Click here to access web banners, a promotional flyer and an e-mail blast graphic.