Our News in Education (NIE) programs reach thousands of students throughout our communities every day. We proudly thank our subscribers, businesses, institutions and non-profit organizations who donate to support our NIE programs. Together they provide eEdition (digital newspaper) subscriptions, educational resources and more at no-cost to local schools. These resources help K-12 students develop reading skills, be engaged with their community, and inspire young people to participate in the world.

Become a Sponsor

By sponsoring an educational program you will assist educators in your community by promoting literacy. Below are some of the ways to help support your community and education in schools by becoming an NIE sponsor.

Publication or Program Sponsorship

Local and national businesses can promote their organization by sponsoring educational materials for use in the classroom or at home.

NIE offers a wide variety sponsorship opportunities including lesson plans, customized special sections, coloring contests, and teacher guides. These materials will be included on the NIE website and can also be distributed inside the newspaper and eEdition. All materials can be tailored to a sponsor's goals and objectives.

Publication and program sponsors can receive the following benefits:

  • Company logo on the publication or materials.
  • Company logo and link to sponsor website on NIE website.
  • Inclusion in thank-you ads that are posted on the NIE website and promoted via newsletters and via social media channels.
  • Distribution of sponsored publication or materials in newspaper and eEdition.
  • Materials posted on the NIE webiste (nie4u.com) and promoted through newsletters and social media channels.

eEdition Classroom Sponsorship

Give the gift of lifetime learning by providing local classrooms access to the eEdition (digital newspaper). Currently, more than 300,000 students participate in our NIE programs at no-cost to them. Any donation amount is appreciated.

Here are the current general sponsorship levels:

  • Platinum $2,500
  • Gold $1,200
  • Silver $600
  • Bronze: $300


To pledge your sponsorship today, make your check payable to the appropriate newspaper as noted above and send to the NIE Manager, or to discuss a program that fits your needs, contact:

Sheila Shah
NIE Manager
P/O. Box 15779
Sacramento, CA 95852



Business Sponsors

View the most recent list of sponsors


Program Sponsors

These sponsors support or provide special educational programs.