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

Bayou Community Foundation is tremendously grateful for bp America's donation of $250,000. The donation will fund emergency grants to local nonprofits that are providing critical relief, recovery and rebuilding services in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida right here in the Bayou Region. You are a Community Champion! #hurricaneidarelief #bayourecovery #givingmakesgreatthingshappen ... See MoreSee Less
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September 15, 2021 (HOUMA, LA) The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) announced $449,000 in grants today to 16 local nonprofits that are feeding and assisting still-suffering residents of Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne Parish and Grand Isle in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.

September 8, 2021 The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) and the Mary and Al Danos Family Foundation today announced the family foundation’s gift of $1 million to the Bayou Recovery Fund for Hurricane Ida Relief to support critical relief, recovery and rebuilding services for residents of Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes. A portion of that gift has been used immediately by BCF to distribute nearly 20,000 gallons of gasoline to south Lafourche and Terrebonne residents to fuel home generators and vehicles.

September 3, 2021 The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) will be providing free gasoline for residents of southern Lafourche and Terrebonne parishes to fill generators and automobiles this week, in partnership with Lafourche Parish and Terrebonne Parish governments.