Congratulations to the CIG Top 2!

We are excited to announce the top two organizations for this year’s Lora M. and E. Claiborne Robins, Sr. Community Innovation Grant (CIG): Commonwealth Catholic Charities and Urban Baby Beginnings (Capital Centers of Virginia). Both organizations have proposed innovative initiatives that take a unique approach and use fresh perspectives and visionary creativity to make a…

The Opportunity Atlas

Which neighborhoods in America offer children the best chance to rise out of poverty? The Opportunity Atlas answers this question using anonymous data following 20 million Americans from childhood to their mid-30s. Now you can trace the roots of today’s affluence and poverty back to the neighborhoods where people grew up. See where and for whom opportunity…

Volunteer reading to child

Update on Partnership for Families and Lora M. Robins Family Learning Center

The Robins Foundation mission is 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. We are committed to supporting organizations throughout the region that share our interest in enriching whole families and whole neighborhoods as we continue to build on…

CIG Info Sessions

Applications for the 2018 Lora M. and E. Claiborne Robins, Sr. Community Innovation Grant (CIG), will be available beginning Tuesday, September 4, 2018. The Foundation will award $500,000 to innovative, collaborative projects that test bold new approaches to tackling the region’s most intractable issues. The deadline for CIG proposals is Thursday, October 4, 2018 at…