Robin Hood Foundation

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Robin Hood is New York's largest poverty-fighting organization, and since 1988 has focused on finding, funding, and creating programs and schools that generate meaningful results for families in New York's poorest neighborhoods. Since its founding, Robin Hood has raised more than $1.95 billion in dollars, goods and services to provide hundreds of the most effective soup kitchens, homeless shelters, schools, job-training programs and other vital services that give New York’s neediest citizens the tools they need to build better lives. In addition, Robin Hood's board of directors pays all administrative, fundraising and evaluation costs, so 100% of your donation goes directly to organizations helping New Yorkers in need.
HQNew York, US
Employee Ratings3.8

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Employees (est.) (Sep 2019)321

Key People/Management at Robin Hood Foundation

Larry Robbins

Larry Robbins

Founder, Portfolio Manager, and CEO
Cecily Carson

Cecily Carson

President and Trustee
Anne Dinning

Anne Dinning

Managing Director
Lee S. Ainslie

Lee S. Ainslie

Founder and Managing Partner
Jacklyn Bezos

Jacklyn Bezos

President and Co-Founder
Jeff T. Blau

Jeff T. Blau

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Robin Hood Foundation Office Locations

Robin Hood Foundation has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
826 Broadway
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Robin Hood Foundation Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Robin Hood Foundation total Funding

$80 m

Robin Hood Foundation latest funding size

$80 m

Time since last funding

6 years ago
Robin Hood Foundation's latest funding round in May 2013 was reported to be $80 m. In total, Robin Hood Foundation has raised $80 m
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Robin Hood Foundation Online and Social Media Presence

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Robin Hood Foundation News and Updates

El Empire State Building en asociación con iHeartMedia proyecta luz sobre la Robin Hood Foundation con el espectáculo música-a-luces de Shawn Mendes

NUEVA YORK, 12 de mayo de 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- El Empire State Building, en asociación con iHeartMedia, anunció hoy que las luces de su mundialmente famosa torre brillarán en celebración de la Robin Hood Foundation – la mayor organización de lucha contra la pobreza de la ciudad de Nueva...

How the Robin Hood Foundation is fighting a hunger emergency in New York caused by the shutdown

The federal government shutdown may be over, but it has created a hunger crisis among food stamp recipients that continues to linger. When the U.S. government shut down in late December, the USDA’s budget expire and the agency was forced to use an emergency 30-day provision to distribute its next ro…

Robin Hood Foundation Blogs


We caught up with one of our summer interns, Brandon Rodriguez, a senior at CUNY’s Hunter College, to hear about what he learned during his internship and what he thinks everyone needs to know about fighting poverty in NYC.

Meet Lisa — New York Common Pantry

Watch Lisa's story of resilience and see how the work we're doing with New York Common Pantry and hundreds of other community partners across this city helps create hope and opportunity.

Meet Jose Lopez — Future Now

Jose is a father, student, peer mentor, and teacher at Future Now at Bronx Community College. Watch his story.

Robin Hood Foundation Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Robin Hood Foundation founded?

    Robin Hood Foundation was founded in 1988.

  • Who are Robin Hood Foundation key executives?

    Robin Hood Foundation's key executives are Larry Robbins, Cecily Carson and Anne Dinning.

  • How many employees does Robin Hood Foundation have?

    Robin Hood Foundation has 321 employees.

  • Who are Robin Hood Foundation competitors?

    Competitors of Robin Hood Foundation include Think Global, RedRover and McRel.

  • Where is Robin Hood Foundation headquarters?

    Robin Hood Foundation headquarters is located at 826 Broadway, New York.

  • Where are Robin Hood Foundation offices?

    Robin Hood Foundation has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does Robin Hood Foundation have?

    Robin Hood Foundation has 1 office.