The Jackie Robinson Foundation salutes a woman of enduring strength, grace, and fortitude as she marks her 100th birthday. With a legacy rooted in philanthropy, her unwavering generosity has helped thousands of deserving young people to realize their potential and impact other lives. Join us in honoring an iconic American hero whose pioneering story of resilience and compassion will inspire generations to come.
The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) mourns the loss of NBA legend and civil rights activist, Bill Russell. Russell was a longstanding JRF supporter, sharing his…July 31, 2022 Read More
JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION RECEIVES $1 MILLION GRANT FROM WELLS FARGO TO SUPPORT ITS SIGNATURE JRF IMPACT PROGRAM The initiative builds on Foundation’s nearly 50-year-old Mentoring…May 26, 2022 Read More
On April 15, 1947, 75 years ago, Jackie Robinson stepped onto Ebbets Field as a Brooklyn Dodger, changing baseball – and changing the course of…April 15, 2022 Read More
The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) mourns the loss of venerable actor, civil rights activist, and friend Sidney Poitier. Poitier is a global icon, whose profound…January 10, 2022 Read More
the Jackie Robinson Foundation family is saddened by the passing of JRF Alumnae, Laurie M. Dickey ’90. Laurie’s mastery and love of teaching, passionate advocacy for students, and commitment to community were evident to all who knew her. She carried herself with an authentic grace and warmth that put everyone she encountered at ease and made her infinitely likable.January 3, 2022 Read More
Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) today announced a $1.4 million grant to the Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) as part of the company’s longstanding commitment to diversity,…July 7, 2021 Read More