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Robert Killins Jr. honored by United Way

Robert Killins, Jr., Program Director Vibrant Places for The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, was honored with a United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s 2015 New Century Award.

Robert Killins JrCINCINNATI (May 20, 2016) – Robert Killins, Jr., Program Director Vibrant Places for The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, was honored with a United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s 2015 New Century Award.

The awards honor those who improve lies and foster the spirit of voluntarism. Killins received the Community Service Award for Strengthening our Region. He led the Vibrant Neighborhoods Vision Council and advances the place matters initiative. 

Killins was part of a select group of volunteers that helped influence United Way’s Agenda for Community Impact.  He brings his past experience knowledge to neighborhood work, understands the complexity of community and has a deep appreciation for resident involvement in efforts to make neighborhoods better – and the need to be inclusive on the journey. 

As Program Director, Killins oversees four Community Investment areas for the Foundation: Cultural Vibrancy, Environmental Stewardship, Job Creation and Strong Communities. In addition, he manages GCF’s Impact Investing program

Killins is board chair of LISC Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky and serves on the Leadership Council of The Women's Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation. He is a former board member of Philanthropy Ohio and SC Ministry Foundation.

About The Greater Cincinnati Foundation

One of the nation’s leading community foundations, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation helps people make the most of their giving to build a better community. We believe in the power of philanthropy to change the lives of people and communities. As a community foundation, GCF creates a prosperous Greater Cincinnati by investing in thriving people and vibrant places. An effective steward of the community’s charitable resources since 1963, the Foundation inspires philanthropy in eight counties in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. At the end of 2015, GCF had net assets of $533 million.




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