One Child At a Time

Children’s Home Society of Virginia We believe every child deserves a chance – to thrive, be healthy, grow stronger and succeed. And to do this, children need equitable opportunities in housing, health and education. Children’s Home Society of Virginia believes this too. They understand that children have a better chance at success when they have…

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…

Helping to Create a More Inclusive Virginia

A story by Jessica Hawthorne, Director of Programs for Virginia Center for  Inclusive Communities (VCIC). VCIC is working to help create a more inclusive Virginia. FromJessica’s story we learn how sometimes necessary conversations are uncomfortable, but they can lead to great learning and growth. Students are recruited from all over the state to attend a…