Adoption Grants and Loans

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Adoption Grants and Loans




Adoption is a great way to build your family, but it is not always affordable. Adoption grants and loans are available. How and where should you apply for grants to fund your adoption, and what are the pitfalls? Our guests to talk about adoption grants are Cherri Walrod, Founder and Executive Director of Resources 4 Adoption; and Cathleen Miller, Director of Finance & Operations at Brittany’s Hope.


+ Highlights of the show (click to expand)

  • Summary of ways to afford adoption: grants, loans, fundraisers, cutting way back on expenses, etc.
  • What is the best way to find adoption grants?
  • How much funding is usually available through grants?
  • What are the typical criteria for applying?
  • Full amount of adoption costs or only partial?
  • Tips for applying for adoption grants and loans.
  • Typical mistakes people make when applying for adoption grants.
  • Potential adoption grant scams or frauds.
  • Is it possible to get grants to pay of adoption loans after the adoption was finalized?
  • Do most adoption grants require a religious affiliation?
  • When a grant is only applicable for special needs adoptions, who determines what is considered a special need?
  • How are grants paid out? Who receives the money?
  • Are grants available for domestic adoptions?
  • What type of Loans are available to fund an adoption?
  • What should you look for when considering loans?
  • Are adoption loans available if you have a poor credit rating?
  • Are home equity loans advisable to fund an adoption?
  • How to avoid predatory lenders.


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08/08/2012 | by Radio Show | Categories: 2012 Shows, Adoption, Adoption Radio Shows, Radio Show | 3 Comments

3 Responses to Adoption Grants and Loans

  1. Avatar Melissa Radford says:

    Hi my name is Melissa I would love to adopt a baby I can’t have one plz help me adopt all I’ve every want to be is a mother can someone help me I am a Christian and I’ll teach your child all about God plz help God bless

  2. Avatar Sonya brown says:

    I’m a singleblack mmom that will love adopt a baby that I could live and take care one wish is to become a mom and be able to give my baby the world. I wish that I could carry my own baby and feel it grow but I will never get that joy! I would do anything too have someone to carry a baby for me. I don’t care what care the baby is or what health be case ever kid deserves too be love. If you guys can help make my wish come true you would true be a great blessing for me and a wonderful, loving g, and much needed baby!

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