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Adoption Grants, Loans & Funding
While many Christian families have the desire to adopt and resources to care for a child, initial costs keep many from following God’s call to adoption. Lifesong for Orphans helps bridge the financial gap in adoption funding.
Please note — In order to comply with IRS guidelines and ECFA best practice, we must receive the completed application before the placement of a child in your home.
Adoption Matching Grants
Lifesong offers matching grants (range from $1,000-$4,000), which encourage the adopting couple’s church family to financially and prayerfully support the adoption.
Dollar-for dollar matching grants act as catalysts in raising funds. As donations come in for adoptive families, matching grant money becomes available.
Involving the local church creates a lifelong bond between the church family and the adopted child.
Key Strategy — Catalytic tool that mobilizes & engages the Body of Christ, leveraging funds to help bridge the financial gap.
The Lifesong Legacy Fund offers Interest Free Loans to help families overcome the high cost of adoption. For donors, the Legacy Fund is a gift that keeps on giving. As the loans are repaid, new family needs are met…creating a self-perpetuating fund.
- Families enter into a covenant agreement to repay the loan through manageable monthly or annual payments.
- Families may utilize the Federal Adoption Tax Credit (2015: $13,400, 2016: $13,460) to support their loan payments.
Key Strategy — Funds become ‘self-perpetuating’, where loan repayments each month are recirculated to help meet current needs of new adopting families.
Additional Funding Tools & Resources
By using Lifesong, approved families can give their supporters a tax-deductible approach to supporting their adoption. All gifts given through Lifesong for Orphans are tax-deductible and can be designated to a specific families adoption funding efforts.
Free Crowdfunding Platform
mySTORY Crowdfunding is a free online giving platform, exclusively for approved families. Donations tie directly into a specific families Lifesong Family Fund Account. Learn More
Approved families also are supported by the 100% Pledge. 100% of donations received by Lifesong for Orphans for a specific families adoption will go towards funding their adoption expenses.
Fund Your Adoption & Serve a Widow
Explore this innovative adoption funding tool to remove the financial barriers. Raise money for your adoption while helping BOTH the widow and the orphan! Learn More
Adoption is a ministry to effect future generations…and Lifesong’s Adoption Grant, and Church Adoption Fund programs are fantastic resources for how God could provide for your adoption financial needs…” — Howard Dayton, Co-Founder, Crown Financial Ministries
- Adoption Funding Process
- Grant & Loan Info Sheet
- Federal Adoption Tax Credit Info
- Watch & listen to Lifesong Adoptive family testimonials