Financial Aid Resources

Financial Aid Resources


Resources 4 Adoption

This website is the product of over 9 years of research on resources for adoption both online and off.

Both Hands

Coaches families how to coordinate a service project to fix up a widow’s home. The family and their team raise sponsors for their day of service, and the funds go toward the family’s adoption of their child.


Lifesong for Orphans

Families can apply for a Lifesong grant to match the funds raised through Both Hands.

ABBA Foundation

Adoption assistance for Christian families including grants and interest-free adoption loans. 


A Child Waits

They provide low-interest adoption loans and adoption grants to families adopting internationally. 

Connected Hearts Ministry

Grants for families adopting children over the age of 5 with special needs, domestically and internationally.


Ephesians 3:20

Grants for families adopting children domestically and internationally. *Note: the application window is from June 1 - September 1 of each year. They do not accept applications September 2 - May 31. 

Families Outreach

Offers grants for Christian families adopting.


God's Grace Adoption Ministry

Provides a matching grant for funds raised through the family's community. 

Hand in Hand

Provides a matching grant for funds raised through the family's community. 


Hands of Hope

Provides a matching grant for funds raised through the family's community as well as interest-free loans to help families take full advantage of the government's adoption tax credit. 

Katelyn's Fund

offers grants for Christian families adopting.


Joseph's DreamCoat, a Ministry of Orphan Outreach

Financial adoption assistance with a special focus on pastors and ministry leaders

Heart of the Bride

Offers grants for Christian families adopting.


Noonday Collections

Support adoptive families by donating a portion of Trunk Show sales to families' qualifying adoption expenses

Show Hope

Offers grants for Christian families adopting.


Adoption Tax Credit

Eligible families can claim a tax credit for qualifying adoption expenses including necessary adoption fees, court costs, attorney fees, and other expenses directly related to the adoption. 

Project Hope Ministries

Provides matching grants to Christian families that adopt older or special needs children or sibling groups from Colombia. The purpose of the match is to help encourage your friends, family, and church to give to your adoption.


Gift of Adoption

Grants for domestic and international adoptions.

JSC Foundation

Helping families bear the financial burden of adoption.


The Micah Fund

Provides grants to qualified families adopting African-American or biracial children domestically

One17 Foundation

Supporting adoptions internationally and domestically


Project Love One

Raises awareness and funds to promote the cause of the orphan and those in distress.

Global Orphan Foundation

Grants for families adopting from Africa, Central America, Samoa and the Caribbean


Help Us Adopt 

Grants for domestic and international adoptions 


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