Resources

Vincentian Resources

This page is dedicated to sharing helpful resources with Vincentians.

Click here to learn about New National Partners


National Diaper Bank Network


The National Diaper Bank Network connects and supports the country’s more than 315 community-based diaper banks that collect, store and distribute free diapers to struggling families.

Click here to Find a Diaper Bank


Project Empower

Project Empower provides immediate assistance to individuals who need to determine their eligibility for SSDI and return to work benefits, and helps eligible individuals complete the application process.

Click here to learn more.


Friends of the Poor® Grants

Friends of the Poor® is an original SVdPUSA program to provide direct service to the poor in the United States, coordinated by the National Council through the national volunteer network of SVdP Conferences and Councils. The purpose of the Friends of the Poor® Fund is to raise significant amounts from the general public for direct service to the U.S. poor, through the wide variety interventions of the 100,000+ volunteer members of the Society nationwide.

Click here for more information on applying for a grant, grant guidelines, schedules and reporting.


Development Toolbox

The Development Toolbox is a one stop location for the tools needed to help with development for Councils and Conferences. You can find information on the Friends of the Poor® Walk, Friends of the Poor® Grants, Grant Writing tools, Planned Giving as well as funding ideas and information.


Grant Station

Grant Station is a valuable resource for fundraising-specifically grant writing. This resource is normally $700 annually and Tech Soup was running a special for $119. We have access for our organization. You can search easily for grants by interest and geographic areas. Grant Station also has a library of grant writing resources, webinars. You can check out Grant Station at: https://grantstation.com/ Below are the login credentials to use for our organization.

user name: svdpusa2013
password: 2013development2015


CatchMyStory

Everyone has a story to tell. CatchMyStory makes it fun and easy to do. Writing a life story and telling others what God has done in your life will be a treasured keepsake for family and friends. Writing is a great therapy tool for Vincentians helping others overcome past addictions, abuse, and poverty. Writing and accepting the past is a critical step in transitioning to a new life. Learn how CMS has proven helpful. Everyone will enjoy writing and preserving their life story or a family history.

Visit www.catchmystory.com to watch a video and click on HELP to see the tools to make it fun and easy to do. Margins are preset, pages automatically numbered, and the Table of Contents is built automatically as you write.

Vincentian’s, their family members and those they serve can get the software to write a book for a one-time charge of $19.99, a 33% discount by using Promo Code: svdp Books are priced separately. Group rates available.

Contact David Holton at, david@catchmystory.com for additional information.