Bayou Community Foundation Opens Two Nonprofit Grant Programs to Aid Hurricane Ida Recovery

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Bayou Community Foundation is now accepting applications from local nonprofits for two grant programs funded by the Bayou Recovery Fund for Hurricane Ida Relief: The Nonprofit Recovery Support Grants Program and the Community Recovery Grants Program.

Since September 5, one week after Hurricane Ida made landfall in South Lafourche, Bayou Community Foundation has awarded over $2 million in grants for nonprofit programs delivering critical relief and recovery services to residents of Lafourche, Terrebonne, and Grand Isle.

Nonprofit Recovery Support Grants

Designed 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 Period Closes: November 15, 2021

Grants awarded by December 1, 2021

Community Recovery Grants

Designed 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. This program is similar to the recent Hurricane Ida Relief Grants Program, updated to respond to current recovery and rebuilding needs in our community.

Application Period Closes: November 29, 2021

Grants awarded by December 15, 2021