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
The 2021 BayouGIVES
online community giving day hosted by Bayou Community Foundation will be held on Wednesday, April 28,
with three weeks of early giving beginning Wednesday, April 7.
The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) is accepting grant funding requests from local non-profit organizations through Monday, February 22 for its 2021 annual competitive grants program. Continue Reading
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
The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) awarded grants totaling $57,900 to nonprofit organizations serving residents in Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes and Grand Isle today from its Bayou Recovery Fund for Hurricane Zeta Relief. Continue Reading
The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) announced today a $50,000 donation from BHP for the Bayou Recovery Fund for Hurricane Zeta Relief. Continue Reading
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
(HOUMA) The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) presented grants totaling $175,090 to 27 nonprofit organizations serving residents in Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes and Grand Isle during Round 3 of the Bayou Recovery Fund for COVID-19 Relief grants program on October 20. Continue Reading
Your generous gifts to the Bayou Community Foundation’s Bayou Recovery Fund for COVID-19 Relief are making a tremendous impact in our community during this health and economic crisis! Continue Reading
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