Cenac, Gheens Foundation Make Matching Contributions to Recovery Fund

May 7, 2020

The Arlen B. Cenac Jr. Foundation and the Gheens Foundation have joined forces to assist the Bayou Community Foundation’s Bayou Recovery Fund for COVID-19 Relief by making matching donations in the sum of $50,000.00 each.  The intent of the Bayou Recovery Fund is to provide emergency grants to Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne Parish, and Grand Isle nonprofits that serving local residents most impacted by the current health and economic crisis.

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Give at BayouGives.org for #GivingTuesdayNow

Bayou Community Foundation has transformed the community online giving website www.BayouGives.org into BayouGives Emergency Relief to help all of our local nonprofits increase engagement and attract support from current and potential donors and volunteers during these challenging times.

BCF is promoting the BayouGives online giving site and all of our participating nonprofits on the site as part of #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving and unity on Tuesday, May 5. Continue Reading


Round 2 – COVID-19 Grants Program

Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) is now accepting grant requests from qualified 501c3 nonprofit organizations and local government agencies to fill critical unmet needs in Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne Parish and Grand Isle, Louisiana resulting from the COVID-19 health and economic crisis.   This is Round 2 of the Bayou Recovery Fund COVID-19 Relief Grants Program. Completed applications for Phase 1 of the COVID-19 Relief grants program are due via email by Friday, May 22, 2020. Continue Reading


BCF Awards 21 Grants Totaling Nearly $200,000 for COVID-19 Relief

April 23, 2020

The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) today presented grants totaling $198,845 to 21 non-profit organizations working in Lafourche, Terrebonne and Grand Isle from the Foundation’s Bayou Recovery Fund for COVID-19 Relief. The emergency grants will help nonprofits provide food, health care, housing and utility assistance, and education resources to local residents most impacted by the current health and economic crisis in our community.

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BHP, Blue Cross Donate Total of $150,000 to Bayou Recovery Fund

April 21, 2020

The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) announced today a $100,000 donation from BHP and a $50,000 donation from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (BCBSLA) Foundation for the Bayou Recovery Fund for COVID-19 Relief. These corporate contributions will fund BCF grants to nonprofits in Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne Parish and Grand Isle serving residents impacted by the current health and economic crisis.

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Grants Program Open for COVID-19 Relief

 

Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) is now accepting grant requests from qualified 501c3 nonprofit organizations and local government agencies to address critical unmet needs in Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne Parish and Grand Isle, Louisiana resulting from the COVID-19 health and economic crisis.   Completed applications for Phase 1 of the COVID-19 Relief grants program are due via email by Monday, April 13, 2020.

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Community Needs Virtual Meeting March 30

 

Bayou Community Foundation has activated the Bayou Recovery Fund to accept gifts and provide grants to Terrebonne, Lafourche and Grand Isle nonprofits and agencies providing emergency help to residents impacted the greatest by the COVID-19 crisis.
BCF will be hosting a ZOOM virtual meeting on Monday, March 30 at 3:00 pm to learn more about the unmet needs local government and local nonprofits are seeing right now in our community  and resources that might be needed.

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BCF Activates Bayou Recovery Fund for COVID Crisis

 

March 17, 2020

Bayou Community Foundation has activated the Bayou Recovery Fund to provide grants to local nonprofits who are providing food, health care, child care and counseling to Bayou Region residents impacted by COVID-19 and the related economic downturn.

YOU CAN HELP US HELP THE NEEDY IN OUR COMMUNITY DURING THIS CRISIS WITH A GIFT TO THE RECOVERY FUND!

YOUR tax-deductible contributions will be granted out quickly to local nonprofits to meet the needs of our most vulnerable residents right away. WITH ONE GIFT, YOU WILL HELP MANY!

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BayouGives 2020 Is Postponed

March 16, 2020
The 2020 BayouGives community giving event originally scheduled for April 28 has been postponed until further notice so you, your nonprofit and donors can focus on what is most important at this time – protecting yourselves and providing help to those most impacted by the pandemic and the resulting economic downturn.
Bayou Community Foundation will be working on rescheduling the 2020 BayouGives event for later this year, and we will announce that new date when confirmed.
Nonprofit registration will re-open accordingly for this new date and all current registrations will be honored.