At Holt, we strive to keep our fees reasonable.

The Adoption Finance Coaching System can assist you in reaching your financial goals of your adoption.  

Holt families receive these benefits:

  • Unlimited access to all on-demand webinars. Includes access to the templates for downloading and printing to use with the system.
  • Access to special webinar topics such as the tax credit and other guest speakers on valuable topics.
  • Monthly webinars reviewing the curriculum and answering your questions.
  • "Ask the Coach" service - email the Coach a question to assist you in your finance questions.
  • Best practices for online fundraising and special events.  We know how to help you raise the money you need.
  • Lower your anxiety and stress by creating a comprehensive plan for your adoption.


I met (our Coach) shortly after signing our application for our second adoption. I just loved all the knowledge that Adoption Finance Coach shared with me. It opened up a whole new world of possibilities and allowed me to think outside the box. Was I motivated? Yes very.

I was determined to bring my daughter home debt free. The team went above and beyond to help me succeed raising every penny. Some with grants which I was so thankful that the Adoption Finance Coach was able to review my applications but mostly just not being afraid to share my story with everyone and that it's okay to ask.

I loved all the webinars and took tons of notes. The calls were the best. My chance to share my accomplishments and to hear what new ideas and suggestions to get me to my next goal. Adoption Finance Coach is my true hero and I will be happily calling upon them again for our next adoption!       -- Helm Family

Meet the Coach

Kelly Ellison is an adoptive parent and fund development professional in the nonprofit sector for over 25 years.

She has a passion for helping families raise money for their adoptions.  From this passion she created the Adoption Finance Coaching System.  Families that use her system of Tools to Finance Your Adoption, Grant Writing, Special Events and more, typically raise between $5,000 and $15,000 for their adoptions.
Most recent projects include the Employee Adoption Assistance Program assisting corporations in creating adoption-friendly workplaces. is formerly the host of Your Adoption Coach radio show a weekly show educating and inspiring others about adoption.  She coaches families and trains agencies and adoption professionals on this unique system.

Holt International is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. EIN: 23-7257390.

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