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, Sr. 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…

Partner Spotlight: Girls For A Change

At Robins Foundation, we partner with innovative, big thinkers and organizations working to transform our community with new solutions to old problems. One such organization is Girls For A Change (GFAC) which works to promote black health, education, rights and community development in Central Virginia by empowering black girls and other girls of color to…

2020 CIG Top 5

Please take some time to view the videos from our Top 5 finalists for this year’s Lora M. and E. Claiborne Robins Community Innovation Grant.  Help Me Help You – “Reentry Navigation and Continuum of Care” Housing Families First – “Bringing Families Home!” Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia (HOME) – “Eviction Diversion Program” Latinos…

Navy Hill – A Good Idea

For more than sixty years Robins Foundation has supported this region and in particular our neighbors in the city of Richmond.  As thoughtful philanthropists and visionaries, our founders, E. Claiborne and Lora M. Robins used their wealth to improve the quality of life for residents of the Richmond community. We are a family philanthropic foundation.…

Today is Giving Tuesday

Founders E. Claiborne Robins, Sr. and Lora M. Robins were compassionate, empathetic leaders who valued integrity and generosity who used their wealth to improve the quality of life for the Richmond community. We highly value their legacy and seek to honor their example every day through our philanthropic work. You, too, can do your part…