We can’t change the world, but we can change little pieces of it and hope for a ripple effect.
The Charles and Margery Barancik family has long believed in the power of philanthropy to shape our community and enrich the lives of all people.
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.
At a Glance
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.Our Initiatives