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Sarah Lily Adoption Fund

Created by a loving family who pursued adoption, the Riverdale Y’s Sarah Lily Fund for Adoption provides two $5,000 grants annually to help defray some of the many costs of forming Jewish families in this vital way. As part of our mission to strengthen families, build community and promote Jewish identity and continuity, the Riverdale Y is committed to helping Jewish adoptive parents-to-be, living in the New York Metropolitan area and with demonstrated financial need, cover adoption fees, legal fees, foreign adoption certification, travel expenses and birth mothers’ medical costs.

Grant candidates must complete a brief application form and write a one-page statement about why they should receive an award. If you have questions please email or call 347-913-4386.

Applications can be submitted at any time. Grants are awarded in November and May each year.


The Feldman Family
(former recipients)