A Community-Based Approach to Managing the Impact of COVID-19

May 20, 2020  We are excited to partner with The Metropolitan Business League, Wells Fargo, Community Foundation for a greater Richmond and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Virginia to launch The Metropolitan Business League Small Business Recovery Fund. This grant opportunity has been created to assist small, women- and minority-owned businesses financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The MBL Small…

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The Bridge – COVID-19 Response Through and Equity Lens

On the latest episode of the podcast, The Bridge, Robert Dortch, Robins’ Vice President of Program and Community Innovation joins Southeastern Council of Foundations (SECF) President & CEO Janine Lee for a conversation addressing the COVID-19 pandemic and nationwide calls for racial equity and justice in the wake of the murder of George Floyd. Also…

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One Child At a Time

Children’s Home Society of Virginia We believe every child deserves a chance – to thrive, be healthy, grow stronger and succeed. And to do this, children need equitable opportunities in housing, health and education. Children’s Home Society of Virginia believes this too. They understand that children have a better chance at success when they have…

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MISSION: To lead transformational change in the greater Richmond community by listening, learning, and engaging through innovative philanthropy that inspires solutions to society’s greatest challenges.

VISION: The Robins Foundation will advance the greater Richmond community through strategic partnerships, collaborations, and education, all of which will serve as a model for creating an environment of fairness and opportunity for everyone to thrive.

Our Funding Drivers


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Partnering with nonprofits, peers and community leaders to achieve measurable results.

Learn about our ongoing relationship wtih a local community support center


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Leveraging innovative programs to drive policy and action to benefit the entire region.

Learn how we supported a statewide STEM initiative


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Welcoming and empowering all voices to create an environment of fairness and opportunity for everyone to thrive.

Learn how we helped a community tap into their own power to improve fairness


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