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, 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…

E. Bruce Heilman

E. Bruce Heilman

We mourn the passing of our beloved friend, mentor, community advocate and longtime board member E. Bruce Heilman. Dr. Heilman, former president of the University of Richmond and current Chancellor, died peacefully in his sleep early Sunday morning, October 20. He was a giant among men and will be missed. He was 93 years young,…