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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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October 13, 2022 As we continue to help our community recover from Hurricane Ida and address the escalating crisis of food insecurity, Bayou Community Foundation recently presented a $10,000 grant to Second Harvest Food Bank to help two local food bank partners provide more meat and fresh food to families in need in Lafourche, Terrebonne and Grand Isle.

August 29, 2022 / One Year after Hurricane Ida by:  Jennifer Armand, Executive Director, Bayou Community Foundation Hurricane Ida was a storm of traumatic destruction for our bayou community, but that is just the beginning of the story. Here in Lafourche, Terrebonne and Grand Isle, Hurricane Ida is also a powerful story of unmatched generosity, compassion and resiliency, which continue to fuel our recovery one year later.  It is this story that makes me so unbelievably proud to call our … read more

August 19, 2022 Over 100 local nonprofit representatives participated in Bayou Community Foundation’s 2022 Bayou Region Nonprofit Conference on Thursday, August 18 at Fletcher Technical Community College. The conference, sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, was designed to help local nonprofit staff and volunteers strengthen their organizations and their community programs, with presentations on disaster recovery, capacity building, emergency planning, fundraising, and grant writing.