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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.

We had an amazing day yesterday on Grand Isle with our #rebuildgrandisle donors! We visited homes being repaired and three new homes now under construction for island residents who lost it all in Hurricane Ida. Most importantly, we had a chance to talk with these residents and our generous building volunteers, and hear their inspiring stories of survival, compassion for fellow man, and love for this precious island community. What a day it was! Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux Greater New Orleans Foundation United Way of Southeast Louisiana ... See MoreSee Less
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Bayou Community Foundation and Second Harvest Bring Local Nonprofits Together to Develop Partnerships to Feed Lafourche and Terrebonne Residents in Need Over 30,000 men, women and children in Lafourche, Terrebonne and Grand Isle – an alarming 15 percent of residents – lack consistent access to affordable, nutritious food on a daily basis, and the number of local residents, especially children, battling food insecurity continues to grow with inflation and homelessness. This grim statistic, along with current and potential solutions to … read more

The Bayou Community Foundation is expanding  “Rebuild South Lafourche,” the Foundation’s successful Hurricane Ida housing recovery program in southern Lafourche Parish, committing $2 million build up to 20 new homes and repair more than 30 for Hurricane Ida survivors in Larose, Cut Off, Galliano and Golden Meadow.

  Over 100 representatives from Lafourche, Terrebonne and Grand Isle nonprofit organizations participated in Bayou Community Foundation’s 5th annual Bayou Region Nonprofit Conference August 10 at Fletcher Technical Community College.