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 »

 

Front Porch Cafe

Our first family intern, Clay Robins aka “The Legend” wrote a piece about his visit to Front Porch Cafe, the result of our inaugural Community Innovation Grant to Church Hill Activities and Tutoring.  Read on to learn a bit about our experience through Clay’s eyes! Front Porch Cafe In 2014, Robins Foundation awarded a $500,000 grant

Once again, Robins has a FULL house!

Like Richmond, the Foundation has a lot of great things… Meet 3! This summer, we picked up three interns to help us with operations, programs and community engagement. Please note: these are not just any interns, no… This summer’s set includes one familiar face, one member of the Robins family and one participant of our

June 2017 Community Focus Grants

12 non-profit organizations to receive funding to support Education in the region RICHMOND, Va. (June 21, 2017) – Reflecting the organization’s focus on helping transform the broad continuum of education in the Richmond region, Robins Foundation has selected 12 local nonprofits to share in nearly $1 million in grants designed to improve educational outcomes for children