Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I contact the Jackie Robinson Foundation?

Phone: (212) 290-8600 
Email: general@jackierobinson.org 
Mail: JRF, 75 Varick Street, 2nd floor, New York, NY 10013

Who can apply for the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship?

Only graduating high school seniors may apply for the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship.

How do I apply for the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship?

The application is available online only at www.jackierobinson.org from November 1 – February 15th of each year.

If I am pursuing graduate school, may I apply for the Jackie Robinson Foundation’s Extra Innings Fellowship?

The Jackie Robinson Foundation understands that there is a wide array of financial need. We will look at each application on a case by case basis.

How do I make a contribution to the Jackie Robinson Foundation?

Please visit the Support page.

Where can I learn more about the planned Jackie Robinson Museum?

The Jackie Robinson Foundation is a merit based academic scholarship. It is not a requirement that you participated in a sport.

Where can I buy Jackie Robinson memorabilia?

Jackie Robinson memorabilia may be purchased at:
www.shop.mlb.com

How do I contact Rachel Robinson?

Mail may be sent to Mrs. Robinson at:
Founder’s Officer, JRF, 75 Varick Street, 2nd floor, New York, NY 10013

I am interested in volunteer or employment opportunities at the Jackie Robinson Foundation, who should I contact?

The Jackie Robinson Foundation has a robust volunteer network that primarily provides mentoring support for the JRF Scholars. Inquiries for this and employment opportunities may be sent to general@jackierobinson.org.

How do I get my product or website listed on the Jackie Robinson Foundation website?

JRF does not allow advertising on its website. If you have a resource that you would like us to consider including on our scholarship resources pages, please send inquiries to media@jackierobinson.org.

I would like to interview someone about Jackie Robinson for my school project, who should I contact?

Please contact Mireille Stephen at mstephen@jackierobinson.org.  You may also find information about Jackie Robinson and his life on the timeline.

Who should I contact to get rights clearance to use Jackie Robinson’s image?

Many images of Jackie Robinson are owned by the various photographers or news agencies of the day and/or Major League Baseball. The Associated Press, Getty Images and Johnson Publications have extensive Jackie Robinson photo collections. Interested parties will need to first secure clearance rights with the photograph’s owner and then with the Robinson Group. You may reach the Robinson Group by emailing mstephen@jackierobinson.org.

I am conducting research on Jackie Robinson, would you recommend a great resource?

In November 2001, the Robinson family donated the Jackie Robinson papers – 7,000 items collected from 1946 -to the Library of Congress. For more information on the contents of the Jackie Robinson papers visit: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/robinson/jraboutcol.html


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