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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.

Latest News Releases 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

Bayou Community Foundation invites area residents to “Give Where You Live” on Tuesday, April 30 as part of BayouGives, our new community giving day just for our Bayou Region.

Bayou Community Foundation is excited to announce the first-ever community giving day just for our Bayou Region – BayouGives on Tuesday, April 30!  Terrebonne, Lafourche and Grand Isle nonprofit organizations are eligible to participate in this 24-hour online giving event and nonprofit registration is now open through Monday, March 11 at The goal of BayouGives is to inspire our Terrebonne, Lafourche and Grand Isle community to come together as one to support the critical work of our local nonprofits on this … read more