Grants, Loans and Assistance
Dove Men+Care Paternity Leave Fund
A $1 million commitment to fund paid paternity leave for real dads across the country over the next two years. Dove’s fund will extend $5,000 grants to dads without access to paid leave so they can spend time with their children and show how paternity leave benefits families, workplaces, and communities. Take the Pledge for Paternity Leave here.
Help Us Adopt
Helpusadopt.org is a national 501(c)(3) financial grant program that helps couples/individuals (regardless of ethnicity, gender, marital status, religion, or sexual orientation) with the cost of their adoptions by awarding grants up to $15,000.
A Child Waits Foundation
Provides resources for families seeking grants and loans for international adoptions.
Adoption Friendly Workplace
Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
Encourages employers to offer adoption benefits and helps employees advocate for these benefits in their workplace.
Adoption Tax Credit
Adoption Learning Partners
Offers an online course to help adoptive families determine their eligibility for the adoption tax credit, understand how the tax credit works, create a system for tracking and documenting expenses, and prepare for filing taxes.
Adoption Taxpayer Identification Number
Internal Revenue Service
Answers common questions about the adoption taxpayer identification number, the temporary number assigned by the Internal Revenue Service to a child pending finalization of his or her adoption.
Affording Adoption Foundation
Offers financial assistance to families in the process of adopting and provides information on post-adoption support.
TX DFPS Adoption Subsidy
The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) has an adoption assistance program to help defray some of the costs associated with adoption of a child with special needs.
Federal Adoption Tax Credit
North American Council on Adoptable Children (2013):Â Provides Federal tax credit information for parents adopting a child with special needs.
National Council for Adoption
Includes information on a broad range of resources available to prospective adoptive parents.
Gift of Adoption Fund
Provides grants to adoptive parents.
God’s Grace Adoption Ministry
Helps place orphaned children with families and helps families overcome the financial burden of adopting.
Hebrew Free Loan
Provides interest-free loans to Jewish adults, including for those who wish to adopt children internationally or domestically.
Help Us Adopt
Awards grants to qualified prospective adoptive parents.
A website that helps consumers learn about and compare financial products, including personal loans to finance adoption expenses.
National Adoption Foundation
Offers financial assistance, services, and support for families before, during, and after adoptions are finalized.
Offers grants to help build families through adoption and assisted reproductive technology.
An Austin based fair trade jewelry company that helps families raise money for adoption.
Gift of Adoption
This organization adoption assistance grants that give vulnerable children a permanent home and the chance to thrive.