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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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  The Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Organizational Effectiveness Initiative, Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations, Bayou Community Foundation, and Fletcher Technical Community College are presenting a series of FREE workshops this spring for Bayou Region nonprofits focused on Nonprofit Governance. 

The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) is now accepting grant requests from area non-profit organizations for its 2017 competitive grant-making program. Qualified 501c3 nonprofit organizations serving Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne Parish, and/or Grand Isle with programs addressing human services, education, workforce development, and coastal preservation are invited to submit a one-page grant request by Monday, March 6, 2017 for consideration in BCF’s grants program.

Lafourche, Terrebonne, Grand Isle nonprofits: Deadline to email one-page grant request for Phase 1 of the BCF 2017 Grants Program is Monday, March 6, 2017.