Youth Literacy Giving Circle


Podium expands our local business and corporate support with the launch of our Youth Literacy Giving Circle! Support youth education and professional development through writing and communication skill building.

Recognition Levels: Each level provides individuals and our local business community with 3 - 7 annual opportunities to share their support for writing, communication, and leadership development of Richmond youth. With educational inequities at an all-time high, now is the time to partner with Podium to build a successful future for Richmond's business community.

Annual Commitments: To be collected and/or renewed each calendar year. To learn more about each opportunity, connect directly with our Executive Director, Vicki Yeroian, at vicki.yeroian@podiumrva.org or 804-614-5030.


But first!

As a leader in Greater Richmond, Podium needs your input. We created a 10-question survey to assess your company or workplace's writing and communication needs. Can you help?

Click the button below to take our 10-question survey below:

Workforce Needs Survey

By providing your input in our survey and pledging your support tier for FY22, you prepare our next generation of workers and leaders.

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Support Tiers


Corporate Tiers


Newbery Medal - $2,500

  • Honored at 2 supporter events annually
  • Guaranteed sponsor of the Awesome Adult Spelling Bee OR RVA Scavenger Hunt.

Best Selling Investor - $4,000

  • Perks from previous tier PLUS
  • Table Host at the RVA Celebrity Dish.

Pulitzer Honoree - $6,000

  • Perks from previous tier PLUS
  • Sponsor of Podium’s annual Teen Professional Conference

Nobel Prize Winner - $8,000

    • Honored at 2 supporter events annually
    • Guaranteed sponsor of the Awesome Adult Spelling Bee AND RVA Scavenger Hunt.
    • Event Sponsor of the RVA Celebrity Dish.
    • Sponsor of Podium’s annual Teen Professional Conference
    • Your company logo on all Podium publications: weekly emails, quarterly zines and newsletters, and in our annual literary journal.

Individual Tiers


Newbery Medal - $1,000

  • Honored at 2 supporter events annually
  • Guaranteed team of the Awesome Adult Spelling Bee OR RVA Scavenger Hunt.

Best Selling Investor - $2,500

  • Perks from previous tier PLUS
  • Table Host at the RVA Celebrity Dish.

Pulitzer Honoree - $3,500

  • Perks from previous tier PLUS
  • Sponsor of Podium’s annual Teen Professional Conference

Nobel Prize Winner - $5,000

    • Honored at 2 supporter events annually
    • Guaranteed teams of the Awesome Adult Spelling Bee AND RVA Scavenger Hunt.
    • Table host at the RVA Celebrity Dish.
    • Sponsor of Podium’s annual Teen Professional Conference
    • Guaranteed to be featured in our quarterly newsletters and supporter videos.
Download our detailed PDF here!
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Interested in joining the Youth Literacy Giving Circle?

Contact Podium Executive Director Vicki Yeroian, MSW!


I'm interested!