Path2Parenthood Surrogacy Grant for Nest Egg Foundation


Path2Parenthood joins Nest Egg Foundation to offer a $10,000 grant to those needing a Gestational Carrier to fulfill their dream of having a child. Path2Parenthood (P2P) is an inclusive organization committed to helping people create their families by providing leading-edge outreach programs and timely educational information.


The scope of their work encompasses reproductive health, infertility prevention and treatment, and family-building options including adoption and third party solutions. P2P is a national, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization headquartered in New York.

Nest Egg Foundation Inc. is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) not for profit founded to provide financial grants for IVF treatment to those who have been unable to start or grow their families due to financial need. It is our goal that through education and access to treatment we can give opportunity to those struggling with infertility.


  • Applicants (both partners, if appropriate) must be U.S. citizens (at least four years of U.S. citizenship) and reside in Connecticut or New York
  • Applicants must have a medical diagnosis of primary infertility certified in writing by a medical provider with the following exceptions:
  • Applicants who are part of a same sex couple
  • Applicants who are single
  • Have an annual household income of less than $85,000 if single, or $140,000 if married or in a domestic partnership


One Path 2 Parenthood Surrogacy Grant will be awarded.

Not all applicants who apply and meet the medical and financial criteria will be awarded a grant. Grants will be valued at no more than $10,000. Financial grants may not be used to reimburse any clinic or medical provider for services that have already been provided.

Grants can only be used to pay for fertility treatments using a gestational carrier.

This can include the IVF treatment cycle, embryo, egg or sperm cryopreservation, embryo testing and cycle medications. Please keep in mind the grant will cover up to $10,000 of treatment. Applicants will be responsible for costs exceeding $10,000. Grant funding can be used at one of the two Connecticut Centers of Excellence, the Center for Advanced Reproductive Services (CARS) and Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut, PC (RMACT).

Grant applicants must meet the following clinical criteria:

  • Applicants must be between 25 and 44 years of age
  • AMH > or = 1.0
  • Highest Day 3 FSH of < or = 10
  • BAFCT > or = 10
  • BMI < or = 35
  • Male partner BMI < or = 40 (if applicable)
  • Total motile sperm count greater than 5 million
  • Non-smoking (both applicant and partner)
  • Normal uterine cavity as documented by HSG and/or SHG
  • No hydrosalpinx
  • Heterosexual couples must meet the ASRM definition of infertility
  • Same sex couples only:
  • Same sex females: must have completed 6 IUI cycles
  • Same sex males: two failed embryo transfers








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