Philanthropy

Local Funders Collaborate to Fulfill Matching Grant for Solar Power Expansion

Drawing on the concept of impact investing, a pilot program invites nonprofits to apply for below-market loans to adopt on-site solar power. As funds are paid back, they are reinvested.

10/02/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Teri A. Hansen Named to Florida Trend 'Florida 500' List

Hansen is the president and CEO of the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation.

09/18/2020 By Staff

Keifer's House

Sarasota Nonprofit Opens New Residential Program for People Leaving Incarceration

Project 180 gives stable housing to people being released from jail and prison and also helps them with transportation, employment and addiction recovery.

09/16/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Grants

Community-Based After School Program Expands Services

A $50,000 grant from the Barancik Foundation will support SOAR's educational programs through summer 2021.

09/09/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation Board Awards $2.7 Million

Funding focuses on supporting health and human service needs, building equity for communities of color, and protecting the environment.

08/24/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Barancik Foundation Grants More Than $3.2 Million to Local Nonprofits for COVID-19 Relief

The grants aim to help fortify nonprofit infrastructure this time of unprecedented economic upheaval.

05/11/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Florida Guardian ad Litem Program Recognizes Barancik Foundation as 'Nonprofit of the Year'

The foundation was recognized for its work helping foster children in the 12th Judicial Circuit.

05/06/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Foundations, Donors Fund More Than $1.8 Million for COVID-19 Relief

More than 30 grants have been awarded to date, falling into several high-need areas.

04/22/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation Board Approves $4.9 Million in Grant Funding

The funding focuses on mental health, education, and creating intergenerational cycles of opportunity for families.

01/31/2020 By Staff

Unity Awards

John Annis Is a Connector For Community Change

“There’s a bunch of people out there who want to do good things. All they need to do is be asked.”

01/30/2020 By Hannah Wallace

Philanthropy

Sheriff Tom Knight Elected as Special Advisor to Board of Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation

Knight is Sarasota County's 10th sheriff and has served since Jan. 6, 2009.

01/29/2020 By Staff

Memorial

Major Sarasota Philanthropists Die

Chuck Barancik and his wife, Margery, died in a car crash on Gulf of Mexico Drive.

12/19/2019 By Staff

Housing

Youth Advocacy Team Doubles Housing Subsidies

The group is now able to subsidize housing costs for 23 local youth who otherwise would be homeless.

11/27/2019 By Staff

Grants

Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation Board Approves $3.8 Million in Grants

The aim of the funding is to support emerging needs in the community, including education, mental health and children's services.

11/01/2019 By Staff

Grants

Barancik Foundation Grant Supports Harvest House Programs

The funds reinforce and support Harvest House's emergency shelter, transitional housing and Home Again programs.

10/24/2019 By Staff

Green Places

Local Organizations Launch New Sustainability Initiative

Partners for Green Places is a collaborative movement and grant program designed to inspire organizations and nonprofits to implement sustainable measures.

10/16/2019 By Staff

Awards

Teri Hansen Named to 'Florida 500' List

Hansen, president and CEO of the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation, joins a dozen other philanthropic leaders named to the list.

09/04/2019 By Staff

Grants

Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation Board Approves $2.3 Million in Grant Funding

The grants are designed to strengthen organizational programming to support emerging needs in the community.

07/29/2019 By Staff

Grants

Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation Board Approves $1.8 Million in Grant Funding

Grants benefit the Bay Park Conservancy, Project 180, Sarasota County School District and more.

04/25/2019 By Staff

The First 1,000 Days

The Goal of This New Food Bank Program Is to Make Sure Newborns Have Enough to Eat

Children today aren't often identified as food insecure until they enter the public school system.

04/08/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker