Grants

Questions and Answers

In 2013 Parenthood for Me, Inc. awarded $15,000 through 5 grants to those pursuing adoption or medical intervention to build their family.

Our grants range between $2-5,000.

Please review all information in this section thoroughly.


Submission Guidelines and Eligibility Requirements

You cannot apply for both an adoption grant and a medical grant in the same grant cycle. If we receive two applications, you will not be considered for either grant.

Parenthood for Me, Inc. reserves the right to contact applicants by phone to clarify any information provided in the application or to conduct a telephone interview.

We do not reimburse expenses already paid for an adoption or medical procedure.

CRITERIA for application consideration:

Adoption grant:
- Must be a U.S. citizen residing in the United States
- Must demonstrate financial hardship
- Cannot currently have children

Medical grant:
- Must be a U.S. citizen residing in the United States
- Must demonstrate financial hardship
- Cannot currently have children
- Must be associated with a Reproductive Endocrinologist. You will need to provide a letter from your physician stating your diagnosis.

Your grant application consists of :

1) One completed form uploaded to our site within the eligibility time-frame and
2) A $20 non-refundable processing fee.
3) Typed personal statement (3000 characters or less)
3) Submission of All additional required information from one of the following GRANT APPLICATION CHECKLISTs.

Upon consideration as a finalist for a grant you will be contacted to electronically submit items from the following Grant application checklists. It is strongly advised that you have the paperwork ready in advance so your application can proceed when requested.

GRANT APPLICATION CHECKLIST: (ADOPTION )

What you need to provide:
- Competed Homestudy (Adoption)
- Past 2 year tax returns
- Personal Statement
- 2 Reference Letters

GRANT APPLICATION CHECKLIST: (MEDICAL)

- The original letter on letterhead from your doctor explaining your diagnosis
- Signed statement allowing your physician to disclose personal medical information in their letter.
- Complete Parenthood for Me, Inc. Grant Application including 2 signature pages (this is redundant with above consider deleting)
- Personal Statement
- Prior 2 year tax returns- 2013 (if you have received it),2012, 2011
- Two written personal references not related to applicants. Include their contact information including phone number with area code. Parenthood for Me, Inc. reserves the right to contact personal references

Factors to be considered by grant review committee:

- Those with disrupted procedures- those who lost their money and never finished the procedure due to extenuating circumstances
- Extreme financial need
- Personal reference letters