The following resources address ways to locate and manage funding for adoption programs and services.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children's Bureau (2019)
Provides an overview of Children's Bureau programs relating to adoption including Title IV-E adoption assistance, adoption opportunities, and infant adoption awareness training.
Adoption and Guardianship Assistance by State
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Answers questions on States' adoption assistance policies, medical assistance, and postadoption services.
Core Teen: Curriculum
Spaulding for Children
Provides access to a training and information to help prepare, train, and develop foster, adoptive, and kinship parents. The curriculum has three components: self-assessment, classroom-based training, and right-time training. It is funded by a grant from the Children's Bureau. A free subscription is required to access the content.
Federal Funding for Post-Adoption Services Webinar
North American Council on Adoptable Children (2017)
Offers a webinar on financial opportunities for States to fund postadoption services through the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act, which was signed into law in 2014.
National Quality Improvement Center Framework Aims to Support Families After Adoption is Finalized
North American Council on Adoptable Children (2018)
Discusses a permanency continuum framework developed by the National Quality Improvement Center for Adoption and Guardianship Support and Preservation (QIC-AG) to help families transition from foster care to adoption or guardianship, support families, and ensure stability and wellbeing after adoption or guardianship. The QIC-AG is working with eight sites, and their work is described.;