Helping women touched by cancer become mothers.
Financial Aid

There are a few options for financial resources. Apply Now for Fertile Action’s programs to received reduced fees for egg and sperm donation, as well as fertility preservation. We do not discriminate based on financial history, age, cancer diagnosis or stage, marriage status, religion or ethnicity. We’ve starred our providers in the list below.

Fertility Preservation

Fertile Action** – Locates Reproductive Endocrinologists who donate between 55% and 100% of their services for our patients. Apply Now

Fertile Hope – Provides 30% discounts for fertility preservation and free medications through EMD Serono. www.fertilehope.org

Egg and Sperm Donation

California Cryobank’s Fertile-Future Program**- Provides reduced fees for Fertile Action patients on sperm donor information, sperm donor vials and long-term storage. www.fertile-future.com for more information and Apply Now through Fertile Action’s program.

Peas in a Pod**- Provides special pricing for Fertile Action patients on egg donation and one complete egg donor grant per year. www.peasinapodinc.com for more information and Apply Now through Fertile Action’s program.

Adoption

Help Us Adopt – provides grants for adoption www.helpusadopt.org

Financing Ideas – When it comes to third party reproductive options, we’ve developed a list of ideas to help you build your family through IVF, adoption, surrogacy and/or egg, sperm and embryo donation. Fertile Action does not endorse any particular option, we simply want you to be aware of every conceivable possibility to help you make your dreams of parenthood come true.

  • Health Insurance for Infertility Treatments – 15 states mandate insurance coverage for infertility treatments 
  • Health Insurance for Fertility Preservation – Ask your reproductive endocrinologist to code your procedures as cancer treatment and submit to insurance (that’s how breast reconstruction is covered)
  • Tax Advantaged Savings Plans – Your employer likely has options available to you like a Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA) or Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association (VEBA)
  • Finance Through the Fertility Center – Attain IVF™ Refund Program is an example of a nationwide financing program
  • Home Equity Line of Credit – If you have equity in your home, you may take out a line of credit
  • Bank or Credit Card Loan 
  • Dip into Your Savings Account
  • Borrow From Retirement Accounts
  • Borrow From Your Annuity
  • Apply for Scholarship and Grant Programs like the Jude Andrew Adams Charitable Fund and other grant programs we listed above

For more information as to these financing ideas, download Mindy Berkson’s free e-book from Lotus Blossom Consulting, called Financing Your Infertility Treatment.

Personal Fundraising Ideas

  • In lieu of a traditional wedding registry, ask guests to donate to your family planning fund
  • Set up a personal fundraising page (of ask family or friends to set up a page for you) through www.GiveForward.com