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

Mental health

Report Puts Annual Cost of Untreated Mental Illness in Sarasota County Children at $86 Million

The study also found that only half of children between ages 8 and 15 with a mental health condition received mental health services.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Health care

Foundation Awards $100,000 Prize for Multiple Sclerosis Research

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently awarded the money to University of California professor Katerina Akassoglou.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Grant Boosts Preschool for Children With Developmental, Behavior Disorders

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently awarded $300,000 to expand The Florida Center for Early Childhood's Starfish Academy.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Foundation President Named Vice Chair of Statewide Network

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation's Teri Hansen was recently elected vice chair of the Florida Philanthropic Network board.

02/21/2019 By Staff

Health care

Grant Will Fund Cancer Patient Navigation Program

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently awarded a $680,540 grant to the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation.

12/18/2018 By Staff

Technology

Grant Will Help Libraries Build Seven 'Creation Stations'

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently awarded $947,544 to the Library Foundation for Sarasota County and the Sarasota County library system.

12/17/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Foundation Names New Communications and Learning Officer

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently hired Murray Devine, who previously worked for the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

11/29/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Latino Nonprofit Expanding College Readiness Program

UnidosNow, a Sarasota nonprofit that works to empower Latinos to achieve the American Dream, is expanding its Future Leaders Academy initiative.

11/21/2018 By Staff