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

Partner Spotlight: FRIENDS

Robins Foundation and Friends Association for Children (FRIENDS) believe in investing in and supporting our children and their families, so they have every opportunity for success. For nearly 150 years, FRIENDS has been dedicated to supporting and educating thousands of Richmond’s children and families. “There’s nothing more important than making sure our children are prepared…

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December 1st is Giving Tuesday

Celebrate the end of 2020 this Giving Tuesday, December 1st. Giving whatever we can is especially important this year due to the economic challenges our community faces as a result of COVID-19. This includes nonprofit organizations that are the ground doing the hard work of continuing the care and feeding of our community. Giving Tuesday…

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Partner Spotlight: The Literacy Lab

We believe in investing in children by creating access to equitable opportunities for them so they can reach their full potential and achieve their dreams. That is why we support organizations like The Literacy Lab. They believe literacy is a human right. It is foundational for setting children on the path to educational and career…

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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.

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

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


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