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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.

Exciting news! Everybody's Favorite TwinsTwins, Cherry and Sherry Wilmore, were recently featured on The Jennifer Hudson Show. Cherry and Sherry shared their incredible journey from the foster care system to creating their impactful nonprofit, CheriSH Times Two. The show even surprised them with a special birthday gift! Bayou Community Foundation is thrilled to help celebrate their achievements and grateful for all of their efforts to assist local children and young adults in foster c#goodgrowshereshere @cherishtimestwo ... See MoreSee Less
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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.

Bayou Community Foundation 2024 Nonprofit Grants Program Webinar Registration This informational webinar is intended to guide potential applicants through the process of applying for BCF’s 2024 Nonprofit Grants Program Process. The webinar will cover topics such as program description and eligibility requirements, program guidelines and evaluation procedures, accessing and navigating the grant portal, and how the BCF 2023 Community Needs Assessment will be taken into consideration throughout this year’s grant’s process. The live webinar will be held via Zoom on … read more