March 27, 2020 Update

Robins Foundations Launches the Family Crisis Fund In service to our neighbors and in line with our founders’ values, we are doing everything we can to address the impact of the COVID-19 crisis for children, families and the larger community we are so proud to serve and call home. This includes contributing to the Central…

March 23, 2020 Update

Board approves $500,000 Contribution to The Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund As the greater Richmond region works together taking unprecedented action to flatten the infection rate for COVID-19, many institutions, organizations, and businesses are adjusting their practices, or closing altogether. While this will help reduce or slow the spread of the virus it will also…

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…

Congratulations to our 2020 CIG Winner – Housing Families First

We are excited to announce that Housing Families First has been awarded the $500,000 Lora M. and E. Claiborne Robins Community Innovation Grant (CIG) for their project Bringing Families Home. Housing Families First (HFF) is a primary provider of crisis housing services for Richmond-area families experiencing homelessness. In partnership with the Richmond Public Schools McKinney-Vento…