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How to Apply for an Adoption Grant

26 Jun

Many families are looking for sources of funding to help cover their adoption costs.  Grants are one source of funding for adoptions, although not everyone will qualify for the grants that are available.    Like the rest of the adoption process – grants require what I call the three “P’s”:  persistence, patience and paperwork! Here are a few pointers to

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Domestic Adoption – Writing Your Family Profile

18 Jun

Your family profile is the first, and often only, impression you have to make with a potential birthmother or birthparents of your adopted child.  This critical component in many domestic adoptions is also referred to as your “Dear Birthmother Letter” or DBM, or even sometimes simply referred to as “the binder.” But how do you convey your most heartfelt desire

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Domestic Adoptions in Florida

10 Jun

There are many myths surrounding domestic adoption today.  Most people would be surprised to learn that the largest numbers of infants adopted in the U.S. are domestic, not international, adoptions.  While the number has declined over the years, adopting a newborn domestically is a very viable adoption option, even though it is a very different process from international adoptions. Facts

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Adoption Grants

03 Jun

Many families are often looking for different ways to help fund their adoption expenses.  Grants are one source of third party funding that many families can utilize.  Not every adoption or family qualifies for grant funding, but it is definitely worth researching so here is some information to get you started. Finding legitimate grant sources and applying for grants is

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