Support NIE

Support NIE

Reach a new generation of consumers, citizens and leaders. NIE connects you to teachers and students in a meaningful way that illustrates your commitment to education. NIE will customize a signature program to fulfill your company’s community goals. Sponsorships reach the full Seattle Times subscriber base, in print and online.

Give back to the community and make a difference in local education. Donations to the NIE Literacy Fund, a component fund of The Seattle Foundation, are tax-deductible and provide free access to the NIE Print Replica of The Seattle Times for students and educators.

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Bids & Beds Online Benefit Auction for Education


Take part in a unique online auction where Seattle Times readers bid on a variety of exciting getaway packages donated by local hotels. All proceeds from the Bids and Beds auction go to support literacy and provide learning materials free of charge to students through our award-winning Newspapers In Education (NIE) program. The sale of your package will directly benefit local schools and education. Check out these sample full page color ads featuring hotel packages. Space is limited. Complete a donation form to be included in this year’s auction.

Make a Donation


Help underwrite the cost of making newspapers available in local classrooms. Make a tax-deductible contribution to the NIE Literacy Fund through The Seattle Foundation.

Adopt a Classroom


You can help students succeed. Adopt a local classroom and support literacy with a tax-deductible donation to the NIE Literacy Fund through The Seattle Foundation. Your contribution gives K-12 students and teachers access to award-winning standards-based educational materials, lesson plans, teacher’s guides, curricula and the NIE Print Replica of The Seattle Times.