Revised May 2022

All questions must be answered or application will NOT be reviewed.

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* 1. Your Region

If your region is not part of this grant cycle, your application will not be reviewed at this time.

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* 2. Conference Information

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* 3. Contact for This Application

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* 4. Grant Amount Requested

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* 5. District/Diocesan Council President
(President will be contacted for their approval)

PROJECT NARRATIVE REQUIREMENTS
Your project narrative should be unique to your Conference.

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* 6. Current Conditions: Describe your Conference's service area. Explain the facts surrounding the current conditions of the community (diversity makeup, poverty stats, special needs, increase in the number of calls…). (Visit povertyusa.org/data to find information about your community.)

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* 7. Problem and Impact: Define your community's unique needs, and how receiving a Friends of the Poor grant will help your Conference resolve those needs. (Visit https://members.ssvpusa.org/fundraising-development/ for a sample.)

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* 8. Line Item Budget Narrative: Provide a written narrative specifically showing how the funds will be used. How many total individuals will be directly and indirectly impacted by the Grant? (Visit https://members.ssvpusa.org/fundraising-development/ for a sample.)

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* 9. Optional: You may provide an explanation about your budget here.

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* 10. What is your Conference's current checking account balance?

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* 11. Optional: We welcome an explanation of any restricted funds in your current balance or any extenuating circumstances.

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* 12. What were the total expenses reported on your last SVdP National Annual Report?

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* 13. How many active Conference members do you have?

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* 14. How many new members does your Conference have this year?

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* 15. How many Home Visits, telephone visits, and other visits were made last fiscal year? (Please include any non-traditional visits that may have taken place due to the pandemic.)

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* 16. How many total individuals received support last year?

SOURCES OF INCOME

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* 17. For each additional source of income, fill in the amount for the last fiscal year.

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* 18. Total Fiscal Year Income (please add all fields from Question 14)

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* 19. Please send me a copy of my application.

Thank you. If you answered Yes, we will send you a copy of your application soon.

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