Welcome to Gift of Adoption Connecticut

Welcome to Gift of Adoption Connecticut Welcome to
Gift of Adoption
We provide grants to complete the
adoptions of vulnerable children—
giving them permanent families
and the chance to thrive.
Join the Cause Donate today to unite children with forever families. Every year families in Connecticut
seek assistance to complete adoptions.
Apply for a Grant Apply for a Grant If you are facing a financial hurdle
in your adoption journey, consider
applying for a Gift of Adoption grant.

About Gift of Adoption Connecticut

As of December 2020, Gift of Adoption Connecticut has awarded $90,500 in adoption assistance grants across Connecticut to complete the adoptions of 29 children.

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Chapter Goal 

Each year, Gift of Adoption Connecticut receives requests from approximately qualified families – representing a funding need of $19,000. The goal of the Connecticut Chapter’s all-volunteer board is to raise enough funds to help complete each of these adoptions. 100% of the money raised by the chapter is directed to uniting children with forever families in the area.


Go for the Gift 5K/10K/Fun Run


Run a 5K, a 10K, or Walk, Bike, Rollerblade for fun (from anywhere!) and support an amazing cause! Gift of Adoption (GOA) is a national charity that raises funds to


Our Success Stories


Meet Cora, Adopted from U.S.A.
by Mark and Erica, East Hampton, CT


Meet Jacobo, Adopted from Columbia
by Michela, Wethersfield, CT


Meet Naomi, Adopted from China
by Ellen and Jon, Vernon, CT

Our Team

Jeff Cahoon (Chapter President)

Paige Molder

John K. McDonald


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