Affording Domestic Adoption

We’re here to make the journey possible.

Is Adoption Possible?

Yes! There are many people who are committed to helping you make your adoption a reality! Here are just a few of the ways you can afford adoption.

Adoption Financial Resources

Adoption Finance Coach

An Open Door is committed to helping answer all of your adoption money questions through our innovative service, the Adoption Finance Coaching system. Please contact your adoption consultant today for more information!


Federal Adoption Tax Credit

For adoptions finalized in 2023, there is a federal adoption tax credit of up to $15,950 per child.

State Subsidy for Adoption

You may be able to qualify for up to $2,000 in financial assistance for your adoption. Some states provide a subsidy for children with special needs.


Show Hope

Over the years, Show Hope has provided scholarships for the adoption of more than 4,500 children from 53 countries, including the US!

Chose for Life Ministries

Chosen for Life offers grants to Christian couples living in Georgia who are in the process of adopting.

JSC Foundation

JSC provides grants to married Christian couples in the process of adopting.

Lifesong for Orphans

Lifesongs offers matching grants of $1,000 to $4,000 that your church or community can match. They also offer interest-free loans.

Interest-Free Loans

The Abba Fund

The Abba Fund provides interest-free loans to Christian families seeking to adopt.


Fundraising Websites

There are many wonderful websites that make it easy to create and share a fundraiser with your social network. Check out GoFundMe, GoBena, YouCaring, CrowdRise, AdoptTogether, or GiveForward.

Both Hands

Our mission is to “serve widows, orphans, and adoptive families.” Our purpose is to help people raise funds for orphans while serving a widow through home improvement projects.

Creative Ideas

Check out this “Ultimate List” of creative fundraisers for adoption.

Book Resources

We recommend “You Can Adopt Without Debt”, a great guide available on Amazon.

Employer Adoption Benefits

Adoption-Friendly Workplaces

The Dave Thomas Foundation has a great list of adoption-friendly workplaces that offer benefits.

Additional Financial Resources

Your Complete Adoption Financial Guide

From loans to scholarships – everything available to you to make your journey possible

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