Eligibility Criteria

Fertility Friends Foundation funds a range of procedures including, but not limited to, in vitro fertilization, egg and sperm donation, and gestational surrogacy in Canada.  We do not reimburse for treatments that have already begun or give funding for Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET).

Eligibility criteria for Fertility Friends Foundation applicants:

Applicants must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and reside in Canada. 
Applicants must have a medical diagnosis of infertility certified in writing by a medical provider with the following exceptions:

1.  Applicants who are members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community
2.  Applicants who are single


  • Applicants must have seen a Reproductive Endocrinologist within the previous 6 months.
  • All applicants must not have a medical condition that would pose a serious risk to themselves or, in the case of females, the child they would carry (e.g. active acute infections).
  • All applicants must possess the means to offer continued child support (at least one partner must maintain employment).
  • Grant Applicants must be patients of a Fertility Clinic located in Canada. Grants will exclusively be disbursed to Canadian Fertility Clinics.
  • Recipients must begin treatment within 6 months after receiving the grant.

Clinical criteria for grant applicants:

Applicants MUST be between 18 and 50 years of age. 

  • Heterosexual couples MUST meet the ASRM definition of infertility

Same sex females: MUST have completed 6 IUI cycles unless other diagnoses of infertility have been made. 

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