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Nearly $6 Million in New Grants

The Barancik Foundation Board recently approved over $5.7 million in grants to support early education and youth development, affordable housing, mental health services, and more.  “These grant awards exemplify Chuck and Margie’s belief that philanthropy has the power to positively shape our community and enrich the lives of all people,” said President and CEO Teri A Hansen.
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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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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.

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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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Barancik Foundation Awards $5.7 Million in Grants

Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently awarded nearly $6 million in grants to support early education and youth development, affordable housing, mental health services, and more. “These grants exemplify Chuck…

Tonika Conaway, Kelly Romanoff To Co-Chair First 1,000 Days Steering Committee

Parent advisor Tonika Conaway and Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation Senior Vice President Kelly Romanoff have been selected as co-chairs of the Steering Committee of the First 1,000 Days Suncoast…

Liz Rosado: A Heart for Service

The morning we initially planned to meet Elizabeth Rosado to talk about her work, she had to deal with an emergency.  Liz spent most of the day at the hospital…

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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.

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The Barancik Foundation does not accept unsolicited requests for funding.

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