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HOW YOU CAN HELP

There are many ways that you can support our mission. Here are just a few:

Become a Corporate Sponsor
NIE offers a wide variety of program and publication sponsorship opportunities for businesses and organizations. Benefits of Corporate Sponsorship include the opportunity to be the name sponsor of educational publications, recognition on tampabay.com/nie, inclusion in a full-page thank-you ad run four times annually in the Tampa Bay Times (for one year) and more. If you are interested in exploring corporate sponsorship opportunities, please view more details here or contact NIE Development Specialist Sue Bedry at 727-893-8969 or sbedry@tampabay.com.

Sponsor a Classroom
By "adopting" one or more classrooms on our waiting list for a semester ($150) or a year ($300), you can help local young people on the road to becoming informed, responsible adults. Benefits of Classroom Sponsorship include recognition on tampabay.com/nie and inclusion in a full-page thank-you ad run four times annually in the Tampa Bay Times (for one year). If you are interested in classroom sponsorship, please download our Classroom Sponsorship Form or contact NIE Development Specialist Sue Bedry at 727-893-8969 or sbedry@tampabay.com.

Individual Gifts
Support NIE with a gift of your choice! All gifts are used to supply Tampa Bay area classrooms with newspapers and other educational resources at no cost to schools, teachers or parents. All individual donors are recognized in a full-page thank-you ad run four times annually in the Tampa Bay Times (for one year). Mail your gift to NIE, Tampa Bay Times, PO Box 150, St. Petersburg, FL 33731 or contact NIE Development Specialist Sue Bedry at 727-893-8969 or sbedry@tampabay.com.

Vacation Donation
Tampa Bay Times subscribers can donate their newspapers to local students while they're away. Each subscriber newspaper equals four classroom newspapers! Donate your paper online or call subscriber services at 800-888-7012.

Donate from your Newspaper Bill
If you're a subscriber to the Tampa Bay Times, you can add a donation to your subscription renewal amount. Each dollar you donate gives 5 newspapers to local students! Just check the box on your renewal invoice or call subscriber services at 800-888-7012.

Gifts in Kind
NIE welcomes gifts in kind for events including teacher workshops, contests and our annual online auction fundraiser. All in-kind donors are recognized in a full-page thank-you ad run four times annually in the Tampa Bay Times (for one year). For more information about how you can help with a gift in kind, please contact NIE Development Specialist Sue Bedry at 727-893-8969 or sbedry@tampabay.com.