GRANT APPLICATION FAQ’s
Q: Can you mail/email the grant application?
A: The grant application is only available through our website, ONE17.ORG/APPLY and only available when the application period is open.
Q: Who is eligible to apply for a ONE17 grant?
A: Families or singles who have a completed homestudy (or homestudy update if this is not your first adoption), have an agreement with a 501c3 licensed adoption agency and are PRE-Placement.
Q: What kind of adoptions qualify for a grant?
A: We support both domestic and international adoptions of children any age.
Q: When does the application become available on the website?
A: Our ability to supply grants is based solely on funding. We usually announce a few days in advance on Facebook and Instagram.
Q: How are grant recipients notified?
A: All grant recipients are notified directly, by a phone call from our Grant Discernment Committee.
Q: Can we apply more than once?
A: Yes, you may apply twice. Our system does not allow for the saving of applications however, so your second application will have to be submitted from scratch.
Q: What is the process if we are awarded a grant?
A: Once you have received a phone call from our Grant Discernment Committee, you will receive an email with final instructions on how to claim your grant. Checks are mailed within 30 days.
Q: Do you award grants based on income?
A: There is no set limit on income though financial need is a factor in our review process. Many other factors will also be considered.
Q: What are the criteria for receiving a grant?
A: Our Grant Discernment Committee reads and prays over every application we receive. We carefully consider if your adoption story fits within our mission and vision:
To fund adoption STORIES that INFLUENCE OTHERS to ACT on behalf of the orphan and create a RIPPLE EFFECT of care.
Your story and it’s potential impact are our greatest determiners, followed closely by urgency and financial need.