Listed below [in order by the year established] are embryo donation and adoption service providers. Providers may be licensed adoption agencies, fertility clinics or organizations established specifically to provide embryo donation and adoption services. For details about each program, provided by the program director, please scroll below the matrix.

Donor Family Initiates Match Recipient Age Limit Clinic Choice for FET Re-matching Available Counseling Available Embryo Storage Program
Snowflakes Embryo Adoption Program ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­
Embryos Alive ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­
National Embryo Donation Center ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­
Adoption and Fertility Resources ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­
Embryo Adoption Services of Cedar Park ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­
National Fertility Support Center ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­
Embryo Connections ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­
Quiver Full Adoptions ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­

Agency Details

Snowflakes Embryo Adoption Program
For Embryo Donating Families:
Jen Grams
Embryo Donation Inquiry Specialist
For Embryo Adopting Families:
Dawn Canny or Paige Zapf
Embryo Adoption Inquiry Specialists

  • Nationwide
  • 12-months free storage for embryo Placing Parents after entering MATCHING phase of program
  • Married Couples (2 year marriage requirement)
  • Single women permitted
  • MutuaL matching; Placing Parents begin matching process
  • Surrogacy permitted
  • Semi-Closed to Open Adoptions
  • Religion - program participants are accepted without discrimination
  • Recipient age limits are determined by Placing Parents
  • Recipient receives FET at preferred partner clinic
  • Communication and Shipping Coordination between clinics provided
  • All legal documents provided
  • Home Study/Family Evaluation required and provided
  • International-friendly (case by case)
  • Agency assistance available for private, self-match or clinic assigned donor/adopter matches
  • Counseling available pre and post-adoption
Embryos Alive
Bonnie Bernard, Director

  • Nationwide
  • No Homestudy Required
  • Dossier in lieu of Homestudy Required
  • Married Couples and Singles
  • Surrogacy Accepted
  • Religion - Neutral
  • No Age Limit
  • Recipient Receives FET at Clinic of choice
  • Coordination/Transportation between Clinics
  • Matching/Facilitation Services
  • Assistance for Families who Find Their Own Match
  • Legal Paperwork Included
  • Counseling for Donors Post-Placement
National Embryo Donation Center: A Centralized Clinic/Adoption Service Provider (NEDC)
Christa Carter
NEDC Patient Coordinator
865-777-2013 OR 865-585-8549

  • Nationwide
  • Centrally located - Knoxville, TN
  • Embryos Stored Onsite - No storage fees for donors
  • Married Couples Only (3 year marriage requirement)
  • Surrogacy not permitted
  • Anonymous to Open - Donors & Recipients
  • Religion - Neutral
  • FET up to adoptive mother's 46th birthday
  • Combined spouse ages not to exceed 100 years
  • Matching Services
  • Recipient receives FET at NEDC Clinic
  • Home Study Required: Adopter's choice of agency
  • All legal documents coordinated
  • International - Canada; other countries case-by-case
  • Counseling Available
Adoption and Fertility Resources
Kris Probasco,

  • Will Accept a Limited Number of Families Nationwide. Home Study required.
  • Married Couples Preferred
  • Surrogacy on Case-By-Case Basis
  • Agency Arranged and Open Placement
  • Religion - Neutral
  • No Age Limit
  • Matching Services
  • Recipient receives FET at Clinic Where Embryos Were Created
  • Clinics Arrange Transportation if Necessary
  • Court Finalized Legal Adoption Available
Embryo Adoption Services of Cedar Park
Maria Lancaster,
President & Co-Founder
206-391-5042 Direct

For Donor Families:

For Adopting Families:

  • Nationwide
  • Christian Organization
  • Prefer Couples are Married at Least 3 Years
  • No Surrogacy
  • Contact Options are Closed, Open, Semi-Open or Contact Through Agency
  • Home Study Required, Low-Fee Social Worker Available Nationwide
  • Age Limit Female - 48
  • Facilitate Matching between Donating and Adopting Families
  • No charge for unlimited re-matching until pregnancy achieved or wish to discontinue
  • Legal Contracts
  • Contract Assistance for Families who Find their Own Match
  • Transportation of Embryos
  • Adopting Families Can Use Their Own Fertility Doctor
  • Coordination Between Clinics
  • Documentation for Clinics as Required by the FDA
  • International Donations and Adoptions (Case-by-Case)
  • Counseling is Available to Facilitate Post-Birth Family Relationships
National Fertility Support Center
Debra Peters,

  • Nationwide
  • Married Couples
  • Single Women
  • Comprehensive Preparation and Support Services
  • Individualized Donation Planning
  • Matching Services
  • Transfer and Post Transfer Support Services
  • Post Birth Communication Facilitation Services
  • Full Range of Embryo Donor/Recipient Communication Options Personalized to Meet the Wishes/Needs of Both Families
  • Recipient receives FET at Clinic of choice
  • Liaison with Medical Clinics
  • Legal Documents Provided
  • Facilitation of Embryo Transportation
  • International(case by case)
  • Agency assistance also available for clinic directed or private, direct matches
  • Legal/Medical/FDA/Shipping/Pre and Post Transfer Support
Embryo Connections
Deb Roberts,

  • Nationwide
  • Recipients and donors have the freedom to choose family characteristics that fit for best match
  • Recipient families receive a complete set of genetically matched embryos to complete their family
  • Non-discriminatory: No screening or prioritization based on age, race, religion, sexual orientation, or marital status
  • Open, semi-open, or anonymous interaction between families
  • FET at recipient-preferred clinic (will ship embryos to desired clinic)
  • Concierge service supports legal, counseling, inter-clinic logistics
  • Criminal background check, no home study required
  • Up to 12 months storage reimbursed after donating family enters matching phase
  • Surrogacy permitted
  • Counseling available pre- and post-donation
Quiver Full Adoptions
Elizabeth Bordeaux,
Excutive Director/Co-Founder

  • Nationwide
  • Works with international families on a case-by-case basis
  • Marriage requirement - 2 years minimum
  • Age limit - 50 (adoptive mothers & fathers)
  • Religion - Families must profess to be Christian
  • Single women permitted
  • Surrogacy permitted - Await Surrogacy
  • Facilitates shippment of embryos to fertility clinic of adopting family's choice
  • Closed to open placements available
  • Home study required
  • Recipients and donors have the freedom to choose families that fit for best match
  • Supports legal, counseling, inter-clinic logistics