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Adoption Grants Available!

Helpusadopt.org offers grants of $500 to $15,000 for families expanding their families through adoption. The deadline for the next cycle of grants is OCTOBER 15, 2010. They are specifically interested in LGBT applicants. Be sure to take advantage of this offer today. See details about the program below:

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Birthparents and Poverty

Birthparents choose adoption for a wide variety of reasons. Some of these reasons include feeling emotionally unprepared to parent, a desire to finish high school or college, or feeling unable to parent without a partner. One of the most troublesome reasons for an adoptive placement is poverty. In voluntary adoptions, most adoptive parents rightly balk […]

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Why Does Adoption Cost So Much?

The cost of private infant adoptions varies widely from a low of about $15,000 to as much as $50,000. Non-profit adoption agencies like the Independent Adoption Center (IAC) tend to be on the lower end of spectrum. Nevertheless, it is still extremely expensive to adopt.

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Adoption Tax Credit Increased and Extended

Today President Barack Obama signed the Health Care Reform bill. The bill includes some provisions that are of particular interest to adoptive parents, particularly those who adopted in 2009 or will adopt in 2010 and beyond. As part of the Health Care Reform Bill the Adoption Tax Credit has been increased for 2010 to $13,170 […]

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