Adoption Financial Resources
Adoption Angels accepts all major credit cards *
(Visa, MasterCard, American Express, & Discover)
* Fees may apply
- Direct Grants
- Adoption Credit Card
- Application Form available for printing
- Apply online
Employer Adoption Benefits – Table of employers who provide adoption assistance programs. If your employer does not offer this benefit, you can call Adoption & the Workplace at National Adoption Center (800) 862-3678 for materials to guide you in requesting adoption assistance from your employer.
Affording Adoption – Grants, Loans, Fundraisers, Travel, and Benefits
Wachovia – (800) 922-4684
MBNA – (800) 626-2760
Help Us Adopt – a national, non-profit financial grant organization that will help couples/individuals with their adoption expenses by awarding grants from $500-15,000. Grants will be rewarded twice a year. Applications and guidelines are available on their website or call (917) 684-5484.
Gift of Adoption Fund – To apply for a grant, applicants must be U.S. citizens with an approved home study and must demonstrate financial need. Grants range from $500 to $7,500. The average grant award is $3,500. To learn more about how to donate or apply, click on the link or call (847) 205-2784.
Shaohannah’s Hope – Was formed by Christian singer, Steven Chapman and his wife after adopting their daughters from China. The grants are 3,000 to 4,000 per family. Typically, the organization gives 35 to 40 grants a month. To learn more, click on the link or call (615) 550-5600.
GotchaGiftRegistry.com – a unique custom gift registry service that helps adoptive families meet the financial needs of their adoption. It is a personalized web package that allows adoptive parents to share their journey with family and friends and invite them to contribute in meaningful ways to the high costs of adoption. Simply, it’s a gift registry with a purpose!
Federal Adoption Tax Credit – If you paid expenses to adopt an eligible child in 2011, you may be able to claim a tax credit of up to $13,360, check out these six things the IRS wants you to know about the expanded adoption credit.
Military Subsidies – Adoption reimbursement: According to DoD Instruction 1341.9, up to $2,000 per child or up to $5,000 per year for qualifying expenses is available to military families whose adoptions were arranged by a qualified adoption agency. Benefits are paid after the adoption is completed.Adoption Subsidies – Children with special needs may qualify for a subsidy to help parents pay for ongoing treatments. For more information from North American Council on Adoptable Children, click on the link or call (800) 470-6665