BCF Awards Grant for Local Food Banks

As part of its ongoing efforts to fight hunger in Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes, 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 the Bayou Region.

With the grant, Second Harvest has purchased a freezer, refrigerator and shelving for the Catholic Community Center food pantry in Cut Off and the Caritas Food Pantry on the campus of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Houma, which will allow both sites to provide meat, perishable foods and more packaged food items to needy residents. Continue Reading




2020 Bayou Community Foundation Impact Report

 

2020 – A Year Like No Other

Our precious Lafourche, Terrebonne and Grand Isle communities were incredibly challenged in 2020 by the pandemic, economic downturn, and an extremely active hurricane season that impacted the neediest in our community.  But the pain and hardship also sparked an outpouring of help from compassionate donors like YOU! Continue Reading




Grants Program for Hurricane Zeta Relief Now Open

Bayou Community Foundation has opened an emergency nonprofit grants program through its Bayou Recovery Fund for Hurricane Zeta Relief.  Federally approved 501c3 nonprofit organizations serving impacted residents in Grand Isle, south Lafourche and lower Terrebonne are invited to apply for grants supporting hurricane relief and recovery programs. Continue Reading




COVID Needs Assessment RESCHEDULED Sept. 17

Bayou Community invites nonprofit and governmental organizations serving Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes and Grand Isle, and Bayou Recovery Fund donors, to participate in a virtual community needs assessment meeting with us on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 at 2:00 pm on Zoom.

We know that you are seeing and addressing unmet needs in our community due to the pandemic and related economic downturn, and we want to hear from you so that BCF can best help you and our community.  Meeting registration is required.

REGISTER FOR THE VIRTUAL NEEDS ASSESSMENT MEETING HERE

We also invite you to submit your observations about current community needs to us ONLINE HERE.  All responses received are valuable and appreciated!

LINK TO ONLINE NEEDS ASSESSMENT SURVEY