Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) is now accepting grant requests from qualified 501c3 nonprofit organizations and local government agencies to address critical unmet needs in Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne Parish and Grand Isle, Louisiana resulting from the COVID-19 health and economic crisis. Completed applications for Phase 1 of the COVID-19 Relief grants program are due via email by Friday, April 10, 2020.
Bayou Community Foundation has activated the Bayou Recovery Fund
to accept gifts and provide grants to Terrebonne, Lafourche and Grand Isle nonprofits and agencies providing emergency help to residents impacted the greatest by the COVID-19 crisis.
BCF will be hosting a ZOOM virtual meeting on Monday, March 30 at 3:00 pm to learn more about the unmet needs local government and local nonprofits are seeing right now in our community and resources that might be needed.
March 17, 2020
Bayou Community Foundation has activated the Bayou Recovery Fund to provide grants to local nonprofits who are providing food, health care, child care and counseling to Bayou Region residents impacted by COVID-19 and the related economic downturn.
YOU CAN HELP US HELP THE NEEDY IN OUR COMMUNITY DURING THIS CRISIS WITH A GIFT TO THE RECOVERY FUND!
YOUR tax-deductible contributions will be granted out quickly to local nonprofits to meet the needs of our most vulnerable residents right away. WITH ONE GIFT, YOU WILL HELP MANY!
March 16, 2020
The 2020 BayouGives community giving event originally scheduled for April 28 has been postponed until further notice so you, your nonprofit and donors can focus on what is most important at this time – protecting yourselves and providing help to those most impacted by the pandemic and the resulting economic downturn.
Bayou Community Foundation will be working on rescheduling the 2020 BayouGives event for later this year, and we will announce that new date when confirmed.
Nonprofit registration will re-open accordingly for this new date and all current registrations will be honored.
Bayou Community Foundation hosted a presentation on the 2020 U.S. Census for local nonprofits on January 30 at the Terrebonne Parish Library. Continue Reading
The Bayou Community Foundation will hold a meeting Thursday, Jan. 30 with local nonprofits to discuss the upcoming census and how the organizations can help ensure the community’s population is accurately counted. Continue Reading
Local nonprofits can apply to receive thousands of dollars in grant money from the Houma-based Bayou Community Foundation through Feb. 20.
The grants aim to fund projects related to human services, education, job training and coastal preservation. Continue Reading
In its ongoing effort to help address hunger in our community, the Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) has awarded a $2,000 grant to Second Harvest Food Bank to expand food distribution at two of its partner food pantries in Dulac and Grand Isle. Continue Reading
Over 27,000 men, women and children in Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne Parish and Grand Isle lack adequate, healthful meals on a daily basis. That’s one in seven residents of the Bayou Region who are considered food insecure, according to statistics shared by Second Harvest Food Bank at the first-ever Bayou Region Summit on Hunger October 8 at the Lafourche Parish Government Complex in Mathews.
Bayou Community Foundation and Second Harvest Food Bank will host the first-ever “Bayou Region Summit on Hunger” on Tuesday, October 8 to increase awareness about food insecurity in Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes and Grand Isle, and to strengthen efforts to address hunger in our region. Participants will include local nonprofits, government agencies, churches and other volunteer groups involved in providing food and other services to the needy in our area.