The Podium Foundation

The Podium Foundation exists to provide youth, ages 10-19, with the skills to become confident and capable writers, communicators, and leaders in school, career, and life. 

Who is Podium RVA?

Podium RVA is a foundation that exists to inspire Richmond youth to become confident and capable writers with the skills necessary to succeed in citizenship, college, and career.


What does Podium RVA do?

Educate. Empower. Transform. Podium focuses on understanding values and experiences, collaboration, and empowering youth through active learning and engagement in planning, choice, and reflection. Offering year-round programs, professional internships, and leadership conferences, the Foundation encourages their youth to develop leadership skills and find their voice in order to be confident in their decision-making through writing and communication activities.


Who does Podium RVA serve?

Podium serves over 350 children and students, ages 10-19, and their families in some of the most economically disadvantaged areas in the Greater Richmond Metro region with over 400 hours of service.