Mighty Families by Adoption

Mighty Families by Adoption is an adoption grant that assists families who wish to grow by infant domestic adoption. This fund was established in 2017 by Keely and Luke Waller after they adopted their two daughters. To learn more about this grant, please visit Mighty Families by Adoption.

Application Guidelines

Mighty Families by Adoption Application Guidelines describe who is eligible to apply, and what costs will be covered.

Application Process

Mighty Families by Adoption will accept 75 applications only!  The applications process is easy – answer a few quick questions and upload your home study. That’s it!

We expect to offer two application opportunities per year. Follow Mighty Families by Adoption on Facebook for details. 

Have a question for us? Email us at info@mightyfamiliesbyadoption.com. To see all the most commonly addressed questions, follow this hashtag 👉 #MFAdowequalify !


Awarded Families

Awarded families will be notified by phone and all other applicants will be notified via email.
​Awarded families will receive up to $20,000 for direct expenses such as agency fees and attorney fees.
All funds will be paid directly to your adoption organizations.

​Awarded families must agree to share photos and first names on the Mighty Families by Adoption website, Facebook page and other marketing avenues.



Lori Trenholm

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900 Massachusetts, Suite 406
Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: 785-843-8727
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