You can afford adoption : a comprehensive guide to obtaining the money you'll need to bring your child home.
Heaton, Ruth Ellen. Hunt, Kari.
Mother's Charm (Dallas, Tex.)
Publication Information: Dallas, TX : A Mother's Charm.
Available from: AdoptionShop.com
459 Glibert Road C-100
Gilbert, AZ 85234
This book discusses ideas for financing the adoption of a child. Section 1 explains how to plan for adoption expenses and includes estimates on different adoption expenses. Section 2 describes how to obtain funds needed for adoption through financial assistance offered by some adoption agencies, foster/adopt programs, travel assistance services, changing your lifestyle, developing a realistic budget using financial software, accessing websites with money saving ideas, grants from foundations, loan programs for adoptions, grass roots fundraising efforts, established fundraising programs, and through the federal Adoption Tax Credit. Additional information is provided on employer adoption benefits, military benefits and reimbursements, and State subsidies. The final section focuses on implementing a financial plan by organizing fundraising efforts and tracking deposits and withdrawals. Adoption accounting worksheets are included.
adoption process; Adoption subsidies; financial assistance; adoption guides