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2022 Year in Review: Strong Roots, New Growth

The year 2022 proved yet again the strength of our community and the nonprofits that help it thrive.  We hope you feel inspired by all our community continues to accomplish.
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An Uncommon Approach to the Common Good

The issues facing our community are incredibly complex. That’s why Barancik Foundation takes a unique, multifaceted approach to our grants and initiatives. We strategically choose and collaborate with partners whose combined efforts strengthen the community from every angle.

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Community Interests We Support

Barancik Foundation works alongside a network of partners to address challenges that immediately affect people’s lives, and ultimately impact all of Sarasota. Our grants work in tandem, transcending single issues and improving our community holistically.

Our Focus Areas

Transforming the Community from Every Angle

We believe bold philanthropy is uniquely positioned to raise the flag on issues that threaten the future of our community. From creating a coordinated network of mental health providers to increasing access to care for mothers and babies, we are catalyzing efforts around systemic issues that require complex and long-term solutions.

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Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation Board Approves Nearly $8 Million in Grant Funding

Sarasota, FL – The essence:  Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently approved grants for mental health, early childhood education, emergency assistance, projects that promote environmental sustainability, and more.  Much of…
Strong Roots New Growth

2022: Strong Roots, New Growth

The year 2022 proved yet again the strength of our community and the nonprofits that help it thrive. The year began with renewal through local partners doing incredible environmental work…

Barancik Foundation brings $2.5-million in aid to bear after Hurricane Ian

Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation has provided more than $2.5 million in aid to teachers and schools support personnel, food banks, early learning centers, medical providers, social and legal navigators…

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About Barancik Foundation

The Charles and Margery Barancik family has long believed in the power of philanthropy to shape our world and enrich the lives of all people. It was the expression of this belief that led them in 2014 to establish Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation—a private, family foundation located in Sarasota, Florida.

1515 Ringling Boulevard, Suite 500, Sarasota FL 34236
The Barancik Foundation does not accept unsolicited requests for funding.

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