• 18 or older
  • 90 days or more tenure required

Award Amount:

Up to $2,000 for the expenses of the adoption process. Payment would be made directly to the employee. Initial payment, up to $500, to cover the cost of the home study. Remaining payment, up to $1,500, after receipts for adoption related expenses submitted.


Eligible employees interested in beginning the adoption process for an individual under the age of 18 or 21 (according to their state’s law) or who is physically or mentally incapable of self-care.

Required Documentation

• Statement indicating financial responsibility from adoption or legal agency.
• Copy of adoption application and completed home study or estimated cost of home study.
• Receipts for any required travel expenses related to the adoption.
• Other expenses that are directly related to, and for the principal purpose of, the legal adoption of an eligible child, such as clothing, hygiene supplies, school supplies, furniture for the child, medical necessities/expenses, etc.