Preparing

Preparing for a homestudy, shopping for service providers and professionals, paperwork, profile books, website, social outreach


Adoption and Money: The Elephant in the Room

Why is adoption so expensive? Aren’t there lots of orphans in the world? First of all, children are priceless, no matter where and under what circumstances they become part of a family. The adoption process, however, can be expensive because of the services provided to birth mothers (medical care, counseling, living expenses), in addition to the overhead of agencies who […]

Adoption & Money

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Adoption Grant Tracker

  Trying to keep track of all your adoption grant information? Download our handy Google Doc grant tracker sheet and stay on top of your stuff.   To have your own editable version. Open it in a new window, go to File>Copy Spreadsheet. And good luck with your grant writing!    


10 Ways to RUIN Your Adoption Fundraiser

Fundraising for your adoption is a great way to grow your resources and draw upon the support of your family, friends, church, community or other network. However, fundraising — for any cause — is not without pitfalls. Some people have very different opinions about the appropriateness, timing, frequency, or nature of fundraising, especially for “sensitive” topics like fertility or adoption. […]

Make sure you consider these common pitfalls! From Costtoadopt.com.