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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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June 28, 2019 By Julia Arenstam, Nearly 30 nonprofits in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes received more than $200,000 in grant money today as part of the Bayou Community Foundation’s annual awards.

(HOUMA) The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) today presented grants totaling $205,070 to 28 non-profit organizations working in Lafourche, Terrebonne and Grand Isle as part of the foundation’s seventh annual competitive grants program.  With today’s announcement, the community foundation and its generous donors have funded 152 nonprofit grants worth over $1.2 million since 2013 to fill critical needs in our Bayou Region. When it comes to generous giving, there aren’t many places that can outdo our own hometowns. This part of south Louisiana is exceptionally generous and caring, and the evidence of it is everywhere around us. Most recently, it turned up in response to BayouGives, the online fundraising campaign that asked local donors to give to local nonprofits – groups that do all sorts of good things all year round and need our support to continue those good deeds. They … read more