Adoptive couples

Financing Adoption

Show Hope

PO Box 647
Franklin, TN 37065
Phone: (615) 550-5600
Web site:


Stephen Curtis Chapmam and Mary Beth Chapman

Awards financial adoption grants to qualified families already in the process of adopting. The size of the grant awarded is determined by several factors, the most important being need.

The Abba Fund

P.O. Box 78800
Charlotte, NC 28271-704
Phone: (888) 775-3422

They provide financial assistance for parents who believe that God is calling them to grow their families through adoption and need help with the “cash flow crunch” posed by adoption expenses. The ABBA Fund also will help churches establish adoption funds.

Federal Adoption Tax Credit

Internal Revenue Service
Phone: Toll-Free, (800) 829-1040
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. your local time
Web site:

The credit may be allowed for the adoption of a child with special needs even if you do not have any qualifying expenses. For more information, see the instructions for Form 8839, Qualified Adoption Expenses. The maximum tax credit (tax year 2019) is now $14,650. Families with adjusted gross incomes up to $170,820 qualify for the full credit. For families with incomes above this amount and up to $210,820 the credit is reduced. The tax credit will be adjusted annually for inflation.

God’s Grace Adoption Ministry

P.O. Box 4
Modesto, CA 95353
Phone: (209) 572-4539

God’s Grace Adoption Ministry is a non-profit organization helping adoptive parents overcome the financial burden of adopting children. It is not an adoption agency, but rather works in cooperation with the agency to assist the family with their financial needs. Depending on the individual family needs, financial assistance is available in the form of grants and interest free loans.

His Kids Too!

Teresa Fillmon
219 B. Delta Court
Tallahassee, FL 32303
Phone: (850) 524-5437
Web site:

His Kids Too, a 501(c)(3) charity, is a grant program designed so that your friends and family can assist you financially with adoption costs. Donors make tax-deductible donations to His Kids Too, and adoptive families apply for a grant from the funds generated by donors. The benefit of this program is that you are in control of your fundraising efforts and donors will have complete confidence that donations will go directly towards adoption expenses.

National Council for Adoption (NCFA)

225 N. Washington Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 299-6633 or toll-free at (888) 628-7700
Web site:

NCFA desires to financially assist families with adoption. In conjunction with Bank of America, NCFA offers an Adoption Line of Credit.

Christian Advocates for Adoption, Inc. (CAFA)

P.O. Box 364
Hudsonville, MI 49426-0364
Phone: (616) 669-0655

This organization works with Christian couples. They start with a home study and application that is reviewed by CAFA board members. Then they send funding packets to clients who contact friends, family and acquaintances requesting help with the costs of the pending adoption. As a 501(c) 3 ministry donations to CAFA are tax deductible. Money is then distributed to our clients for use in paying for the adoption.

Gift of Adoption Fund, Inc.

P.O. Box 567
Techny, Illinois 60082
Phone: (847) 205-2784 or toll-free at
(877) 905-2367

The Gift of Adoption Fund provides grants to families with financial need who are seeking to adopt.

P.O Box 20435
New York, NY 10021
Phone: (917) 684-5484
Web site: is a national non-profit 501 (c) 3 financial assistance grant program that will provide qualified couples and individuals with grants of up to $15,000 towards their adoption expenses. Grants are awarded twice a year in June and December.

Kingdom Kids Adoption Ministries

1417 N. Lincoln
Spokane, WA 99201
Phone: (509) 465-3520
Web site:

Determination of grant amounts is based on a combination of the needs of the child, cost of the adoption, financial situation of the family and fundraising efforts.

Lifesong for Orphans

202 N. Ford St.
Gridley, IL 61744
Phone: (309) 747-3556
Web site:

Lifesong for Orphans offers a “matching grants” program as well as interest free loans.

Our Creator’s Hope, Inc.

939 Cedar Bend Rd S
Southside, AL 35907
Web site:

Our Creator’s Hope believes that going into debt to give a child a home should not be necessary, so based on fund availability, OCH awards financial grants in the amount of $1,000-$10,000 to qualified families for domestic and international adoptions.

Both Hands

PO Box 2713
Brentwood, TN 37024
Phone: (615) 212-8824
Web site:

We’re building a world where finances are no longer an obstacle to adoption.