One massage school is $1,000 richer, thanks to a new grant program co-created by two leading massage profession businesses.

The Helping Hands grant program, developed by BIOTONE and Biofreeze, supports the massage therapy profession through students and school grants.

The California Academy for the Healing Arts in Costa Mesa, California, was awarded a $1,000 Helping Hands school grant package at the ONE Concept School Rally held July 23 at Earthlite headquarters in San Diego County.

Four $500 Helping Hands student grants will also be awarded in partnership at the September ONE Concept American Massage Conference in San Diego, California.

Current massage therapy students can also apply online for one of four $1,000 grants at

Editor’s note: Read a news article about The Helping Hands grant program in the August issue of MASSAGE Magazine.