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
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
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.
September 15, 2021
(HOUMA, LA) The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) announced $449,000 in grants today to 16 local nonprofits that are feeding and assisting still-suffering residents of Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne Parish and Grand Isle in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. Continue Reading
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
September 3, 2021
The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) will be providing free gasoline for residents of southern Lafourche and Terrebonne parishes to fill generators and automobiles this week, in partnership with Lafourche Parish and Terrebonne Parish governments. Continue Reading
August 31, 2021
Bayou Recovery Fund for Hurricane Ida Relief – Grants Program
Bayou Community Foundation is now accepting 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. Continue Reading
July 22, 2021
The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) awarded grants totaling $226,000 to 30 nonprofit organizations working in Lafourche, Terrebonne and Grand Isle today to fill critical needs in our Bayou Region.
READ LIST OF 2021 GRANTS HERE
Bayou Community Foundation invites you to “Give Where You Live” and donate to Bayou Region nonprofits on BayouGIVES Day Wednesday, April 28. Continue Reading
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