Financial Assistance Organizations For International Adoption
A Child Waits Foundation (Adoption Grants, Loans) – A Child Waits Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization that was founded in 1998. Since then, they have made it their mission to make low-interest loans and grants available to eligible families to offset some of the adoption cost.
Gift of Adoption Fund (Adoption Grants) – The Gift of Adoption Fund provides grants to qualified parents – giving children who need families a permanent home and a chance to thrive. The Gift of Adoption Fund has awarded over $3.4 million to over 1,200 families since their founding. While these grants are awarded based on financial need, they are open to people of all religions and backgrounds.
JSC Foundation (Adoption Grants) – JSC Foundation is dedicated to providing grants to Christian couples for which the cost of adoption is a hardship.
Cade Foundation (Adoption Grants) – The Cade Foundation provides grants for U.S. citizens who have documented infertility.
Show Hope Foundation (Adoption Grants) – Through Show Hope, you can help transform the lives of children holistically, taking them from orphans to beloved sons and daughters. A financial Adoption Aid grant can help families overcome the financial barrier so more children can have homes.
The Abba Fund (Family sponsorship, Matching Grants, Loans) – The Abba Fund offers interest-free loans and family sponsorship programs for adoptive Christian Families.
Morocco Kafala Fund (Adoption Grants) – The Morocco Kafala Fund provides Adoption Grants to families to help cover some of the adoption expenses as well as Emergency Loans to families experiencing unexpected expenses while in Morocco. Available to families adopting from Morocco.
Beyond the Placement (Adoption Grants) – New Beginnings offers grants through our Beyond the Placement Program to our families adopting a waiting child. This can be combined with other grants or family sponsorships.
America’s Christian Credit Union (Loans, Adoption Grants) – America’s Christian Credit Union is a bank dedicated to serving the Christian community’s needs. They offer loans for adoption fees as well as a grant fund for needy families, paid for in part by a percentage from their special Adoption Grant VISA cards for members.
Both Hands Foundation (Family sponsorship) – The Both Hands Foundation offers family sponsorship to help adoptive families, orphans, and widows. The adopting family and friends solicit sponsorships to assist a widow in a home repair.
Brittany’s Hope (Adoption Grants) – The Brittany’s Hope Foundation offers financial assistance for adoptive families. Their “Seedling Gift” is a grant to help offset adoption costs, and to remain sustainable it is expected to be “paid forward” to another family in need after it is awarded.
Connected Heart Ministry (Family sponsorship) – Connected Heart Ministry offers a family sponsorship program to help Christian families raise funds for adoption fees.
Families Outreach (Adoption Grants) – Families Outreach is a Christian organization devoted to aiding adoptive parents in paying for the cost of adoption. These grants are based on the family and child’s needs and offered to Christian families.
Hand in Hand Christian Adoption, Inc. (Matching Adoption Grants) – Hand in Hand Christian Adoption, Inc. is dedicated to helping children become part of “forever” families by partnering with Christian couples to help carry the burden of the cost of adoption through matching grants and the raising of support.
Helpusadopt.org (Adoption Grants) – Helpusadopt.org is an organization based in New York that gives grants to adoptive families in need. While some priority is given to families with no children or not seeking infertility treatments at the same time as adoption, helpusadopt.org accepts applicants of all backgrounds.
Katelyn’s Fund (Adoption Grants) – Katelyn’s Fund is a faith-based organization devoted to giving grants to Christian families in need.
Lifesong for Orphans (Matching Grants, Interest-free Loans) – Lifesong offers matching grants in a range of $1,000 -$4,000 based on individual needs. These grants are limited to Christian applicants.
National Adoption Foundation (Grants, Loans) – The National Adoption Foundation provides several services for all legal adoptions, including international, special needs, and public or private adoptions. These grants are selective, but not based on faith or income necessarily. They also offer loans, help set up free fundraising programs, and have a special VISA card that donates a portion of every purchase made to NAF.
Oxford Adoption Foundation (Adoption Loans) – The Oxford Adoption Foundation Helps adoptive families by providing low-interest loans to assist with the expenses associated with the international adoption process.
Pathways for Little Feet (Adoption Loans) – Pathways for Little Feet act as a “nonprofit bank” for adopting families where a dollar donated into the fund is lent out to a loving family at no cost—no interest. The families’ first responsibility is to pay back the loan so that another child may be adopted by a loving family.
Reece’s Rainbow (Family sponsorship) – Reece’s Rainbow advocates and finds families for orphans with Down syndrome and other special needs. They offer a family sponsorship program by raising funds for adoption grants and promoting awareness through an online community, media communications, and other events.
United Healthcare Children’s Foundation (Adoption Grants) – UHCCF grants provide financial help/assistance for families with children that have medical needs not covered or not fully covered by their commercial health insurance plan.