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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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Looking to Strengthen Your Volunteer Program? Join us for an insightful workshop on Volunteer Management, hosted by the Bayou Community Foundation and conducted by Lori Pilley, Director of Volunteer Services with Volunteer Louisiana, an Office of the Lt. Governor. While this workshop is FREE, registration is required. REGISTER NOW: In this FREE workshop, Lori Pilley will guide you through the 5 Core Actions necessary for building and maintaining a robust volunteer program. You’ll learn about: Planning: Setting the foundation for your volunteer program. Recruiting: Attracting and engaging … read more

Mental Health Care, Hunger and Housing are identified as the most critical needs in Lafourche, Terrebonne and Grand Isle. Bayou Community Foundation is strategically working with donors and community partners to fill these and other critical needs through grants to nonprofits, advocacy and our new Working Groups on Behavioral Health and Hunger. Read the Full Report:  2023 BCF Community Needs Assessment Behavioral health care, food insecurity and housing are three of the most critical humanitarian needs in Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne … read more

January 18, 2024  Bayou Community Foundation (BCF), donors, partners, volunteers and Lafourche Parish leaders welcomed Eloise Vizier to her new home in Cut Off today, the first storm-resilient home built here for Hurricane Ida survivors like Vizier through the Foundation’s “Rebuild South Lafourche” Housing Recovery Program.