James River Association

More than one-third of all Virginians rely on the James River and its tributaries for water, commerce and recreation. After generations of nurturing its people, the James River needs nurturing itself. Visit Site »

Sports Backers

The Sports Backers produce and support nationally recognized quality sporting events and programs that motivate locals and visitors alike to be more active. Visit Site »

Better Housing Coalition

AMAZING things happen when you revitalize a neighborhood. Crime and blight decrease, investment increases and community pride swells. The Better Housing Coalition, a non-profit community development corporation, transforms communities through high-quality, eco-friendly affordable housing.
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Art 180: CIG 2015 Winner

“Youth Self-Advocacy through Art” a partnership with Legal Aid Justice Center, combines art and advocacy to reform policies and help disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline (photo: Performing Statistics, Mark Strandquist). Visit Site »

Art 180: CIG 2015 Winner

“Youth Self-Advocacy through Art” a partnership with Legal Aid Justice Center, combines art and advocacy to reform policies and help disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline (photo: Performing Statistics, Mark Strandquist). Visit Site »

Art 180: CIG 2015 Winner

“Youth Self-Advocacy through Art” a partnership with Legal Aid Justice Center, combines art and advocacy to reform policies and help disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline (photo: Performing Statistics, Mark Strandquist). Visit Site »

 

Register Now: 2017 Lora M. Robins Speaker Series – Exploring Education Reform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Patricia Bradby, Communications and Events Manager 804-343-1500 ext. 102 | pbradby@lmronline.org An interactive series for public, business and nonprofit leaders RICHMOND, VA (April 4, 2017) – Leadership Metro Richmond and The Robins Foundation are pleased to present the 2017 Lora M. Robins Speakers Series on Exploring Educational Reform. The series

Happy Retirement Martha!

Loving portrait

It is with mixed emotions that we are announcing the retirement of our Office Manager, Martha Loving. Martha has been an integral part of the Foundation for 18 years, assisting the Robins family and staff as they worked to cultivate the mission and bring the vision to fruition.  Although we will all miss Martha, she

Richmond, There is Work to Do and Bricks to Gather

Month two of 2017 is in full swing. Richmond funders, nonprofits and community leaders are partnering to foster further collaboration, convening, innovation and poliy-shaping action.   Last week, Initiatives of Change – Hope in the Cities hosted a forum, “Journey to Equity – Closing the Racial Equity Gap Benefits All” at the University of Richmond. The program