Hurricane Ida Relief Grants

Bayou Recovery Fund for Hurricane Ida Relief – Grants Programs

OCTOBER 28, 2021 UPDATE –  

Two Hurricane Ida Relief Grants Programs are now available for nonprofits located in and/or serving Lafourche, Terrebonne and Grand Isle residents:

•  Nonprofit Recovery Support Grants (NEW) to provide funding assistance in grant amounts up to $10,000 to 501c3 public charity nonprofit organizations incorporated in Lafourche, Terrebonne and Grand Isle for uninsured repairs to facilities damaged by Hurricane Ida; replacement of lost or damaged equipment and supplies vital to the nonprofits’ critical community programs;  and/or operational support to resume critical programs impacted or interrupted by the storm.  Nonprofits must have facilities and programs located in Lafourche, Terrebonne or Grand Isle to be eligible. Application and required documentation must be submitted to Bayou Community Foundation via email by application due date.  Instructions are included in the grant application below.

BCF Grant Application – Nonprofit Support

Application Period Opens:  October 28, 2021
Application Period Closes:  November 15, 2021
Grantees notified by December 7, 2021

•  Hurricane Ida Community Recovery Grants to fund nonprofit programs serving the Lafourche, Terrebonne and/or Grand Isle communities and local residents with critical recovery and rebuilding services, and/or nonprofit programs that are filling increased needs for services due to the impacts of Hurricane Ida. Application and required documentation must be submitted to Bayou Community Foundation via email by application due date.  Instructions are included in the grant application below.

BCF Hurricane Ida Recovery Grant Application Updated 10.28.21

Application Period Opens:  October 28, 2021
Application Period Closes:  November 29, 2021
Grantees notified by December 17, 2021


Bayou Community Foundation accepts grant applications from qualified nonprofit organizations providing relief, recovery and rebuilding services to Lafourche, Terrebonne and Grand Isle residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. 

Grant requests should support relief, recovery and rebuilding services provided to residents in or to the general communities of Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne Parish and/or Grand Isle, Louisiana.

Grants awarded are dependent on funds available in the Bayou Recovery Fund and unmet needs identified in our community, and are considered within the grant application cycles advertised on this website. Grant applications are reviewed and grant decisions made by the Bayou Community Foundation Grants Committee.  Grant requests not filled immediately in current grant cycle may be held for future consideration.

Call Jennifer Armand, BCF Executive Director at 985-790-1150 with any questions.

 

Bayou Recovery Fund for Hurricane Ida Relief Grants Awarded (as of 10/28/21 – $2,085,311.54):

(Bayou Community Foundation)  $        127,551.54 gasoline distribution in Golden Meadow, Grand Caillou, Montegut
Bless Your Heart  $          25,000.00 food, supplies in South Lafourche
Catholic Community Center  $          50,000.00 food, supplies in South Lafourche, Grand Isle
Ascent Health  $          26,000.00 gaosline distributed in South Lafourche
Beacon Light Baptist Church  $          20,000.00 food, supplies in northern Terrebonne
Faith Ministries International  $            5,000.00 food, supplies in northern Terrebonne
Fletcher Foundation  $          15,000.00 student emergency assistance
Hache Grant Association  $          10,000.00 food, supplies in Terrebonne
Hope Restored PRC  $            8,000.00 baby supplies om south ern Terrebonne and Lafourche
Lowlander Center  $          50,000.00 assistance for Native American residents
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at TGHS  $            5,000.00 lodging, medical supplies and transportation for cancer patients
Salvation Army  $          30,000.00 hot meals, water, supplies throughout region
Second Harvest Food Bank  $          15,000.00 transportation for food and meal deliveries to partner food banks
Terrebonne Churches United Food Bank  $          10,000.00 food, supplies
The Life of a Single Mom  $            5,000.00 supplies, gas, housing assistance for single mothers
United Houma Nation  $          25,000.00 food, supplies for tribal members
United Way South Louisiana  $          75,000.00 emergency housing assistance
Catholic Community Center  $          13,000.00 supplies, A/C units, generators for Grand Isle resdients
Crossroads Pregnancy Resource Center  $          20,000.00 baby supplies, emergency assistance for new mothers in Lafourche
Friends of Grand Isle  $          50,000.00 First Responders Emergency Assistance Fund
Gulf Coast Baptist Church  $          10,000.00 food, supply distribution in Golden Meadow
Hache Grant Association  $          30,000.00 mobile laundry and shower facility in Pointe-aux-Chenes
Holy Family Catholic Church, Dulac  $          33,000.00 generators, A/C units, tents, storage units for local residents
Lafourche Council on Aging  $        150,000.00 meals, hygiene supplies, transportation for the elderly
Lafourche Education Foundation  $        100,000.00 teacher grants to replace classroom supplies, equipment
Nicholls State University Foundation  $          77,760.00 emergency housing and meals for displaced students and staff
Plymouth Rock Baptist Church  $          10,000.00 food, supplies in east Houma and southern Terrebonne
SDC Foundation  $          20,000.00 food, supply distribution in Cut Off
South LA Veterans Outreach  $            5,500.00 meals, supplies, clean up and demo tools for veterans
Terrebonne Council on Aging  $        100,000.00 medical and hygiene supplies for edlerly, equpment for storing and distributing supplies
Terrebonne Foundation for Academic Excellence  $        100,000.00 teacher grants to replace classroom supplies, equipment
United Houma Nation  $          53,000.00 refrigerated truck to deliver fresh foods to tribal members
Lady of the Sea General Hospital  $          25,500.00 trailer for medical rehabilitation services
Terrebonne Economic Development Foundation  $        500,000.00 temporary housing site for first responders, residents in need, essential workers
Holy Family Catholic Church, Dulac  $        100,000.00 buidling supplies distribution project
Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office  $          50,000.00 temporary housing for officers
EPIC Outreach  $          12,000.00 Thanksgiving meal, care packages, toy and food drive, Christmas celebration for Terr and Lafourche residents
Friends of Beyond the Bell  $            3,000.00 Hot meals and hygiene supplies distributed every Thursday in October/November.
Hope Extreme  $          25,000.00 Materials, supplies, tools, equipment for volunteer restoration and rebuild project in East Houma – Latina community
Junior Auxiliary of Houma  $          10,000.00 Santa’s Sneakers – 500 pairs of shoes to children in need
Lifted by Love  $            6,000.00 baby supplies and non-perishable food items distributed to families in need
Positive Restoration  $          50,000.00 food, school uniforms, toiletries and cleaning supplies to homeless families identified as homeless in Terr and Lafourche
Smithridge Community Development Organization (Chauvin)  $          10,000.00 Thanksgiving meal baskets, Christmas baskets and toy drive in Smithridge and Chauvin
Bless Your Heart for Mattresses on a Mission  $          20,000.00 Mattresses for south Lafourche families with public school students