GPAP – the Gay Parenting Assistance Program – was created by Men Having Babies to make building a family more affordable for gay prospective parents that need financial assistance for their surrogacy journey. The program provides two tiers of financial assistance of varying degrees.
By the end of 2020, Circle Surrogacy will have donated over half a million dollars since 2018 to help intended parents grow their families through GPAP.
How does GPAP work at Circle Surrogacy?
GPAP at Circle provides legal and escrow services at a discounted rate as well as other services, including pro bono surrogacy agency services.
In order to apply for the Gay Parenting Assistance Program (GPAP) with Circle Surrogacy, applicants must be Supporting Members of MHB in good standing.
Depending on qualifications, the following GPAP support is offered by Circle Surrogacy:
GPAP Stage II: One (1) pro bono Agency Service(s) per year
GPAP Stage I: 30% discount of Agency Service(s) per year (4 cases per year). Additional Stage I discounts offered at 20% discount of Agency Service(s).
Men Having Babies MBP
Additionally, Circle Surrogacy is also a member of the Men Having Babies Benefits Program (MBP). Intended Parents who are part of this program qualify for the below discounts on their journeys.
Membership Benefits Program (MBP):
$500 off Gestational Surrogacy program (Gestational Surrogacy only)
$250 off Egg Donation program (Egg Donation only)
Intended Parents can use both discounts if Gestational Surrogacy with Egg Donation is needed making total $750.