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Support the Bayou District Foundation!

Bayou District Foundation welcomes your gift or multi-year pledge to support the ongoing, nationally recognized work to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty in New Orleans!

More ways to give

By Mail:

You can mail your gift by check payable to the Bayou District Foundation at:

320 Julia Street
New Orleans, LA 70130


Multi-Year Pledge:

We accept Multi-Year pledges. Download our form below that includes instructions for submitting the form to BDF.

Download our Multi-Year Pledge form


Stocks and Securities:

A win-win: donate appreciated stock to make your dollar go further!

Bayou District Foundation welcomes your gift of securities through direct transfer to our brokerage account.  When you donate appreciated stock, BDF receives the full value of the stock (as we are a tax-exempt charitable organization).  As the donor you are not required to pay capital gains taxes on the donated stock and you also receive a charitable giving deduction.

To donate securities, provide the following information to your broker:

Merrill Lynch
DTC #8862
Account Name: Bayou District Foundation EMA

Donor Name: [your name]
Attention: Nicole J. Deshotels

To wire funds please contact the development office at 504-272-0307 or 504-339-4877 or Jacob Peters at [email protected] for domestic and/or international electronic funds transfer instructions.

To help us track your transfer in a timely manner, please inform us of your intent to transfer.


Make a planned gift through bequest:

Supporters of the Bayou District community model recognize that what we do today will impact generations to come. Donors who plan ahead in this way are part of the Bayou District family today and receive full donor recognition.