Fertility preservation assistance may be available
Following is a list of national financial assistance programs for people seeking assistance with fertility preservation or family building. Additional local and state resources may be available.
- Baby Quest Foundation provides financial assistance through fertility grants to those who cannot afford the high costs of procedures such as IVF, gestational surrogacy, egg and sperm donation, egg freezing and embryo donation.
- Cade Foundation helps couples by providing grants for fertility treatment costs associated or domestic adoption.
- Chick Mission works directly with healthcare practices to provide monetary need-based grants to cover the cost of preservation.
- Heart Beat Program provides free medications for egg and embryo freezing for women who are newly diagnosed with cancer.
- International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination offers a national scholarship to help those who cannot afford IVF treatments. The IVF procedure is donated by reproductive specialists. In many cases, you will have to travel for treatment.
- LIVESTRONG Fertility provides financial assistance for fertility treatment for those diagnosed with cancer.
- RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association has resources on fertility financing programs, scholarships and grants.
- Team Maggie for a Cure gives grants to uninsured/underinsured teen and young adults (ages 15-37) who are receiving treatment for cancer.
- THRIVE’s Mariposa Program provides direct financial assistance to young adults pursuing fertility preservation necessitated by a recent cancer diagnosis or treatment.
- Verna’s Purse offers financial assistance to patients faced with economic challenges in efforts to preserve their fertility.