BCF Grants $3.7 Million for Relief & Recovery

January 21, 2022

With contributions from donors around the country, the Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) has invested over $3.7 million to fund relief and recovery efforts for residents of Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne Parish and Grand Isle since Category 4 Hurricane Ida made landfall here on August 29. Continue Reading

$500,000 Grant Supports Catholic Charities Program

January 19, 2022

Bayou Community Foundation has awarded a $500,000 grant to Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux to fund its Hurricane Ida recovery assistance program in Lafourche, Terrebonne and Grand Isle. The Catholic Charities program is expected to directly aid up to 1,900 families of all faiths in our area. Continue Reading

Round 2 Hurricane Ida Relief Grants Announced

October 7, 2021

Bayou Community Foundation Announces $1.29 Million in New Grants for Hurricane Ida Relief and Recovery

$1.8 million in relief and recovery services funded by Foundation to date.

(HOUMA, LA) The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) announced a second round of grants today totaling $1.29 million to 17 local nonprofits for critical relief and recovery assistance provided to residents of Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne Parish and Grand Isle in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.

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Mary and Al Danos Family Foundation Contribute $1 Million to Bayou Recovery Fund

September 8, 2021

The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) and the Mary and Al Danos Family Foundation today announced the family foundation’s gift of $1 million to the Bayou Recovery Fund for Hurricane Ida Relief to support critical relief, recovery and rebuilding services for residents of Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes. A portion of that gift has been used immediately by BCF to distribute nearly 20,000 gallons of gasoline to south Lafourche and Terrebonne residents to fuel home generators and vehicles. Continue Reading