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Help nonprofits and our communities thrive.

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Meet Critical Needs

Strengthen education, human services, and our coast.

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Who We Are


Bayou Community Foundation is the only charitable foundation solely focused on building and sustaining the communities of Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne Parish, and Grand Isle.

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Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) launched a new website today at that includes an online directory of local nonprofits and a new online giving system for donors who want to invest in our Bayou Region communities through the BCF Fund.

The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) today announced grants totaling $190,650 to 26 local non-profit organizations as part of the Foundation’s 2016 competitive grants program.

Despite a nation-wide technology failure that shut down online giving for ten hours, 54 nonprofit organizations in Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes raised $52,629 as part of the 24-hour GiveNOLA Day for the Bayou Region online giving event in May.