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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.

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Congratulations to our friends at the LA 1 Coalition, Greater Lafourche Port Commission, and Lafourche Parish Government on today's groundbreaking for an elevated LA Highway 1 from Leeville to Golden Meadow, connecting our nation to the valuable energy, seafood, coastal restoration, and eco-tourism resources of our coastal community. After 25 years of hard work and successful advocacy efforts, it's an exciting day of celebration for our Bayou Region and the State of Louisiana! ... See MoreSee Less
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The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) has received a $250,000 grant from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation to support housing recovery efforts in Terrebonne Parish, Lafourche Parish and Grand Isle following Hurricane Ida.

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April 26, 2022 Recognizing the tremendous need for housing as our community recovers from Hurricane Ida,  one major donor to Bayou Community Foundation’s Bayou Recovery Fund has announced a challenge grant to fund continued home rebuilding and repair work in Dulac this fall. The Ray & Kay Eckstein Charitable Trust has committed a gift of $500,000 to support the housing project with the challenge that Bayou Community Foundation raise an additional $500,000, providing at least $1 million to fund another … read more