Adoptive Parents in Ohio Can Now Apply For Grant

Ohio's House Bill 45 went into effect Friday, which means adoptive parents can now apply for a grant. It can be awarded to parents who have finalized an adopting since January 1st of this year, and awards up to $20,000.

It's due to the new Ohio Adoption Grant Program which replaces an adoption tax credit [that required parents to submit receipts to be eligible for up to $10,000.

The grant applies to adoptions made through private and public agencies and is on a per child basis. Parents can apply online at

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