Reliability and Testing


At, we provide you with the most up-to-date and accurate listing of adoption financing options that are currently available.  You deserve to spend your time focusing on more important things.  Leave the frustration and research to us while you focus on building your family.

As part of our commitment to providing accurate information, we put adoption grant organizations through a series of tests and provide the results to YOU through our "Don't Bother List" and Special Credentials.

One of the key components to the success of our research is our membership in GuideStar. GuideStar is an organization which gathers and publicizes information about nonprofit organizations. Their reach is far and wide and their database is broad and deep. With this tool, we regularly investigate nonprofit organizations filings with the IRS to help us determine if the organization is legitimate or not. When we uncover inconsistencies, we make this information available to you.

Our tests:

  • Transparency – Can we see clearly into their financial records?
  • Accountability – Are they accountable to other similar organizations in the industry?
  • Contactability – How easy or difficult is it to make contact with a real person?
  • Verifiability – Are who they say they are and they have actually helped others?
  • Reliability – Do they have any ratings, status or complaints with the Better Business Bureau or other 'watch dog' type groups?
  • Reputation – Are they in good standing with the IRS? 

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