Grants Program for HURRICANE ZETA Relief


November 9, 2020


ABOUT Bayou Recovery Fund Hurricane Zeta grants program

Bayou Recovery Fund Hurricane Zeta Relief Grant Application

Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) is accepting grant requests from qualified 501c3 nonprofit organizations and local government agencies to address critical unmet needs in Grand Isle, and in southern Lafourche and lower Terrebonne Parishes resulting from Hurricane Zeta’s landfall. Application deadline is NOON, Thursday, November 19, 2020.  Read below for additional information and instructions.

Eligible Applicants:

Federally approved tax-exempt nonprofit organizations in good standing serving residents of Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne Parish, and/or Grand Isle are eligible to apply. “Good standing” means that the IRS currently acknowledges the organization as tax exempt and state registration is current.  Local government agencies administering programs directly to residents in Lafourche, Terrebonne and Grand Isle are also eligible to apply.

Eligible Grant Requests:

Grants shall be awarded to support or expand programs that fill critical relief, recovery and rebuilding needs in the aftermath of Hurricane Zeta and specifically serving impacted residents in south Lafourche, lower Terrebonne and Grand Isle. 

This is a competitive grants process primarily based on community needs and impact of grant dollars; all requests may not be fulfilled.

Grant Application Process:

Applicants are required to submit a completed Bayou Recovery Fund Hurricane Zeta Relief Grant Application and related attachments – IRS determination letter, w9 and list of Officers/Board of Directors or governing authority – to be considered.

Submitted grant applications must include the grant amount requested, a full description of the new or expanded program to be supported by the grant, a budget for the grant request, and other information.

Round 3 – Deadline for submission of grant application:  NOON, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2020.

Application and all required attachments must be emailed in PDF format to:   Please save your pdf’s using your organization’s name in the file name, and in the email Subject line, please include: Hurricane Zeta Grant Request.


Bayou Community Foundation intends to distribute grants by December 1.

Questions? Email Executive Director Jennifer Armand at or call 985-790-1150.