Grant Report

State Provides $5.5 Million for Aviation School at SRQ

Plus, New College receives a grant from the Department of Defense and Goodwill Manasota receives a grant for its GoodPartner Coach program.

06/13/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Van Wezel Foundation Receives $1 Million Gift

Plus, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County awards $225,000 in Giving Challenge prizes and Barancik Foundation distributes $475,000 in retention bonuses to early education professionals.

06/06/2022 By Staff


Barancik Foundation Names Five Sarasota Teachers as Ripple Effect Award Winners

The spring semester awardees are Tessa Healy, Megan Wink, Michelle Rivas, Dorothy Rieger and Melissa Dweck.

05/26/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Barancik Foundation Approves $6.3 Million In Grant Funding

The total includes $2.5 million to All Faiths Food Bank to help expand its capacity to screen children and families for food insecurity.

05/16/2022 By Staff


Boys & Girls Clubs Receives $250,000 Grant from Barancik Foundation

The flexible funding will support the organization’s operations, programming, and scholarships for club members.

05/11/2022 By Staff


Barancik Foundation Announces Inaugural TIME Fellowship Recipients

The program has announced 25 inaugural fellows, each receiving up to $12,000 for experiences that are intellectually revitalizing, personally renewing, and restore a passion for teaching.

04/27/2022 By Staff


Girls Inc. Announces 2022 Celebration Luncheon Honorees

They are the late Charles and Margery Barancik, Dr. Laura Kingsley, and Dr. Heidi Anderson with her daughter, Avery Brannan.

04/06/2022 By Staff


Barancik Foundation Launches Barancik Early Learning Initiative

The foundation will lead efforts to transform the early learning model by focusing on leadership development, preschool teacher recruitment and retention, and behavioral health support.

04/05/2022 By Staff


Meals On Wheels of Sarasota Awarded $75,000 Grant

The funding comes from the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation.

03/23/2022 By Staff


FUNducation Receives $120,000 Grant from Barancik Foundation

The organization aims to expose, engage and empower youth to through education in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.).

03/09/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Barancik Foundation Elects Dr. Laura Kingsley to Board of Directors

Kingsley was previously Sarasota County Schools' assistant superintendent and chief academic officer.

02/28/2022 By Staff


Samaritan Counseling Services Receives $20,000 Grant

The funding comes from the Covid-19 Response Initiative of the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation.

02/16/2022 By Staff


Barancik Foundation Board Approves $8.5 Million in Grant Funding

This is the largest grant cycle in the foundation’s eight-year history, bringing its total investment into the Sarasota area to more than $90 million.

02/14/2022 By Staff


Barancik Foundation Launches Fellowship Program for Teacher Renewal

The program will provide as many as 25 awards to Sarasota County educators, each totaling up to $12,000.

02/09/2022 By Staff


Barancik Foundation Board Approves $2.4 Million in Grants

The funding will be used to create workforce pipelines, support health equity efforts and promote diversity, equity and access through the arts.

11/15/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Barancik Foundation Hires Ev Bosque as Chief Financial Officer

Bosque will be responsible for maintaining the financial integrity of the foundation through the direction of its fiscal, fund accounting and investment activities.

10/06/2021 By Staff


Barancik Foundation Names Five Teachers as 'Ripple Effect' Award Winners

They are Christine Dapra, Deb Hogue, Taleisa Schlemmer, Tina Slattery and Brian Upholz.

09/29/2021 By Staff


Sarasota Chamber Recognizes Teri A. Hansen With Annual Chair's Cup Award

The chamber also welcomed its 2021-2022 board chair, Dennis Murphy of Gulfside Bank.

09/17/2021 By Staff

Red Tide

Solutions to Avoid Red Tide Launches Regional 'Healthy Ponds Collaborative'

The new collaborative aims to help more neighborhoods upgrade their ponds, more effectively remove red-tide causing nutrients, and cost-share the improvements.

09/15/2021 By Staff

Mental Health

Resilient Retreat Scales Up Programs to Support Community with Trauma Care

A $125,000 grant will allow the organization to hire a new staff member and fund the second phase of its neurofeedback program.

08/11/2021 By Staff