August 24, 2010
Robin Grant receives 2010 Council of the Federation Literacy Award
Robin Grant receives a medallion in recognition of outstanding achievement in literacy in Newfoundland and Labrador.
July 19, 2010
Robin nominated for the CBC's Champions of Change.
Robin nominated for Champions of Change, a Canadian contest hosted by the CBC that recognizes outstanding Canadian volunteers.
April 7, 2010
Robin shoots promotional documentary about medical studies in Ireland.
Robin co-writes, stands-in on camera and narrates a full-length promotional documentary about medical studies in Ireland. Shot on site, the promotional video, "The Atlantic Bridge Program: Studying Medicine in Ireland," was funded by the Irish medical institutions and is scheduled to be released in Spring 2012.
April 15, 2009
For the second year in a row, Robin is shortlisted as one of three finalists for the "Arts in Education Award."
For the second year in a row, Robin is shortlisted as a finalist for the Arts in Education Award with the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council. The Arts in Education Award recognizes an artist who has made an outstanding contribution to arts in education in Newfoundland and Labrador over a period of years.
January 1, 2009
Robin is profiled in Chatelaine Magazine's January 2009 Cover Story "Make A Change: How One Woman Made A Difference."
Robin is profiled in Chatelaine Magazine's January 2009 Cover Story "Make A Change: How One Woman Made A Difference" for her volunteer literacy work in Newfoundland & Labrador, and primarily, her founding of For the Love of Learning.
May 16, 2008
Robin A. Grant shortlisted for Free the Children's 'Me To We' awards
Robin A. Grant has been shortlisted in the 'Me To We' awards presented by the international organization Free the Children.
Robin is one of three finalists nationally in the 'Social Action' category, for vast degree of volunteer work, including founding the Newfoundland & Labrador incorporated not-for-profit 'For The Love of Learning'.
Robin was profiled as a finalist in the May 2008 issue of Canadian Living Magazine.
April 15, 2008
Robin one of three finalists for the "Arts in Education Award."
Robin is nominated and shortlisted for the Newfoundland & Labrador Arts Councils "Arts in Education Award."
June 9, 2007
Robin A. Grant launches "Homeless Like Me," a product of For the Love of Learning Incorporated's Theatre Workshop.
"Homeless Like Me" is an original play that was inspired and conceived by at-risk and resilient youth in our community and written, directed and produced by Robin, volunteer theater teacher and playwright. The play takes an honest look at what "homelessness" really means to today's youth.
May 4, 2007
The sole writer of Growing Homes Magazine, Robin captures the work of many province-wide individuals working to eradicate homeless.
Robin A. Grant wrote the contents and took many of the photos for this important document that details how the National Homelessness Initiative has helped improve the lives of thousands of Newfoundland and Labradorians. Download the PDF or visit growinghomes.org.
May 2, 2007
Robin A. Grant incorporates the community's resilient youth's new non-profit "For the Love of Learing."
"For the Love of Learning Incorporated" is a young non-profit in St. John's, Newfoundland run by trained professionals, volunteers and youth who are driven to encourage and support the futures of youth in our community. It consists of a series of free workshops designed to build on the skill sets and ambitions of our resilient youth population--youth-at-risk who have managed to overcome great risk and adversity and are engaged in leading healthy, productive lives in our communities.
An arts and education-based young entrepreneur program, For the Love of Learning arose out of a recognized need to address the skills, education, employment and wellness of our city's youth population.
For more information visit our website: www.fortheloveoflearning.org.