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…

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.…