Affording Adoption

A Child Waits Foundation

-older and special needs
-international only
-up to $5,000
-application online- mail or fax

http://www.achildwaits.org

Helping Kids Cope

http://www.helpingkidscope.com

 

 

 

AdoptionFinancing.com

A network of more than 30 different lenders who can help find the right financing for your adoption.

 

http://www.adoptionfinancing.com

Help Us Adopt

-homestudy required

-must not be pursuing fertility treatments while trying to adopt

-application online

http://www.helpusadopt.org/

Advanced Patient Financing

APF originally financed medical bills and has subsequently branched out into adoption.
811-672-8690

http://www.advancedpatient.com

His Kids Too!

-international adoptions only
-request application online
-money through fundraising- you can control how much money is raised
-all money is awarded through online donations to each individual family

http://www.hiskidstoo.org

Boatner Family Foundation

A small foundation providing grants from $1,000-$10,000.

The Boatner Foundation

P.O. Box 132272, The Woodlands

TX 77393-2272

Home Equity Loan

Interest is usually tax-deductible. Consult your bank or lender for more information

 

 

Dave Thomas Foundation

A foundation committed to ensuring that adoption from the foster care system is streamlined,

affordable and accessible to any family wanting to adopt.

800-275-3832

http://www.davethomasfoundationforadoption.org

International Adoption Assistance Foundation, Inc.

334-633-4300

 

 

Employer Adoption Assistance Benefit

Many employers have adoption expense programs available. Ask your employer about this benefit or to request

a list of employers who provide adoption benefits.
Adoption Benefits Coordinator, National Adoption Center, 1-800-TO-ADOPT or 215-735-9988

http://www.adoptionfriendlyworkplace.org or http://www.benefitsguides.com

International Care, Inc.

Grants up to $10,000 to families adopting international orphans.

http://www.intlcare.org

Federal Adoption Tax Credit

This tax credit provides the adoptive parents with a $10,000 credit per child for expenses paid to adopt.

For incomes below $150,000, the entire credit can be taken.

For incomes between $150,000-$180,000, a partial credit can be taken. For detailed information, review IRS Form 8839 and instructions.
800-829-3676

http://www.irs.gov/instructions/i8839

JVS Foundation

Offers grants amounting to $2,000 or more to families adopting.

877-905-2367

 

 

 

Federal and State Subsidy Programs

If you adopt a child who has special needs, he/she may be eligible for a federal or state adoption subsidy,

designed to help offset the short- and long-term costs associated with adopting children who need special services.

NACAC's Adoption Subsidy Resource Center at 800-470-6665

Military Subsidies

The military will reimburse active-duty personnel for most one-time adoption costs up to $2,000 per child.

http://military.adoption.com

 

Fore Adoption Foundation

A nonprofit foundation that helps families overcome some of the initial financial burdens of adoption (home study, legal fees, etc.).
480-563-1155

http://www.foreadoption.com

 

National Adoption Foundation

-this is an online fundraising account

-50% of the money is disbursed directly back to you as a cash grant

-your account can still be used to raise $ for medical bills, etc. after adoption

-you can set up the account online

http://www.nafadopt.org/

Gift of Adoption Fund

-domestic/international

-$1,000-$7,500 average= $3,500

-downloadable application

-$40 application fee- one time only

http://www.giftofadoption.org

NAF Loan Program

The Adoption Assistance Loan is offered to you by NAF in partnership with American General Financial Services. Call 888-627-8767 for an application.

Gift Money

Often family members will give loved ones who are adopting a personal loan or monetary gift to assist with adoption costs.

National Endowment of Financial Education

Booklet available, titled "How to Make Adoption an Affordable Option." Call 888-878-3256 to order and reference item #508-F.

http://www.nefe.org/adoption

God's Grace Adoption Ministry

Nonprofit organization that helps Christian adoptive parents overcome the financial obstacles of adoption. Based on financial need.

info@ggam.org

Reece's Rainbow

-domestic/international

-grants awarded through donations

-online fundraising account

-fundraising is based on your own efforts

-$25 one time application fee

http://www.reecesrainbow.org/

Hebrew Free Loan Association

Offers interest-free loans to Jewish adults who wish to adopt children internationally or domestically.

A single person or couple may borrow up to $10,000 toward the expenses incurred for the adoption of a child.

http://www.hflasf.org

State Adoption Tax Credit

Classified state employees are entitled to a State Adoption Employee Benefit allowing them to receive up to $3,000 per adoption.

 

CONTACT US

/ keep in touch

Adoption Covenant

1304 16th Street,

Lubbock, TX 79401

Phone. 806-741-0268