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