Community Impact

making a difference in our community

As an independent news media company, The Seattle Times investigates issues that matter to our community. Our stories dig deep, and have a direct impact on our local community.

NEWS THAT CREATES CHANGE

The Seattle Times’s unflinching reporting shines a light on the corners of local life that need examining, addresses problems and creates change.

COMMUNITY INITIATIVES

Our long-term commitment to service to our community is also reflected in our public service initiatives.

COMMITMENT TO EDUCATION

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Newspapers in Education promotes learning and literacy by providing community-sponsored newspapers and curriculum guides to students and teachers in the Puget Sound area and beyond.

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The Greater good Campaign is a public service effort to preserve funding for higher education in Washington.

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Education Lab explores promising practices to the most persistent challenges in our education system.

FUNDRAISING

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The Fund For The Needy has raised more than $16.3 million, 100 percent of which goes directly to local agencies that address critical needs in our community.

SPONSORSHIPS

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Partner with The Seattle Times to sponsor and support meaningful events in our community. Creative promotions engage your audience and support causes and activities that resonate with them.