The Tinina Q. Cade Foundation (Cade Foundation) is a 501c3 tax exempt non profit organization whose mission is to promote awareness of infertility and serve the needs of couples struggling with infertility by providing educational resources and financial assistance to help infertile families OVERCOME infertility. Founded in 2005, the foundation was named after founders’ (Drs Jason and Camille Hammond) mother, Dr. Tinina Cade. Dr. Cade carried and delivered the couples triplets following 5 years of infertility for the Hammonds. She delivered her grand-triplets at 55 years old, making her the oldest woman to deliver triplets at that point. The Hammonds started the Cade Foundation to provide a vehicle through which families who had already “overcome” infertility could support families who were still on the infertility journey.
The foundation prides itself on three main goals: to serve the community by providing education on infertility and related issues working alone as well as in partnership with other organizations; to provide financial assistance for families struggling with infertility who are either pursuing treatment or domestic adoption through grants; and to raise funds that will be used to provide grants for families pursuing fertility treatment or domestic adoption. To date, the Cade Foundation has hosted hundreds of outreach events throughout the US and provided 43 families with financial support for adoption and fertility treatment nationwide. There are currently 31 Cade Foundation babies!
For more information on the Cade Foundation, please log-on to their website: www.cadefoundation.org
Family Building Grant
The Cade Foundation offers annual Family Building Grants to several individuals/couples every year. These provide for up to $10,000 in financial assistance to help cover the costs associated with fertility treatment or adoption. Grant applications can be found on the Cade Foundation website at www.cadefoundation.org.