Family Crisis Fund Now Accepting Individual Donations

The Family Crisis Fund, launched earlier this month in partnership with the City of Richmond, is now accepting individual donations. If you wish to donate, please follow these instructions to do so using your credit or debit card: Visit https://givetogethernow.org/give-together-now/ Select your donation amount. Under “Location Preference,” (1) select “Other” and (2) write in “Richmond,…

Family Crisis Fund

Robins Foundation, in Partnership with the City of Richmond, Launches $1 Million Family Crisis Fund Families with children are in direct and immediate need of support during the current states of emergency in Richmond and Virginia due to job loss from the COVID-19 pandemic. To mitigate the impact on our most vulnerable children and families,…

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

December 8, 2020 Doubling Down on Supporting Families We are excited and humbled to announce that the Richmond Resilience Initiative (RRI), which was launched by the City of Richmond on October 29th in partnership with Robins Foundation, will receive an additional $500,000 for expansion. These additional funds will add up to 37 additional families to…

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 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 McKinney-Vento…

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…