Published since 1911
The PAJF is a non-profit 501c3 organization established to promote Polish and Polish American culture and traditions.


Advertising Rates
and Frequency Discounts

Common Ad Sizes

Banner Sponsorship
Terms and Conditions
Mechanical Requirements
Agency Discounts
Pre-Payment Discount
Production Charges

To place an advertisement, or request a
rate card,please call 1 (800) 422-1275

Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. EST.
In New York State, call (716) 312-8088
Requests may also be made via e-mail at PAJAds.

Download a PDF copy of our current rate card.

Download sample copies of the PAJ.


Other ad sizes are available. See chart below


Prices for Black and White (Greyscale) only. For full color, add 20%.
No charge for spot color unless specific color is requested.

Regular and non-profit rates

Base Price Per
Column Inch
Multiple Issue


Rate Per Column Inch

1 issue


3 issues


6 issues


12 issues


Base Price Per
Column Inch
Multiple Issue


Rate Per Column Inch

1 issue


3 issues


6 issues


12 issues



Tabloid, modular format.
 Page size: 10-1/2” x 16”




1 column



2 columns



3 columns



4 columns



5 columns



Minimum Ad Size: Two Column Inches

Agency Commission . 15% gross billing to accredited agencies when supplied with camera-ready copy. Account must be paid within 30 days to receive discount.

Prepayment Discount. An 10% discount is available for prepayment of the entire contract before publication date.

Banner Sponsorship . The Polish American Journal offers a great way to promote your organization or business! Page sponsor banner ads (5 columns by 1 inch) are available for $100 per issue, minimum three issues. The rate is discounted to $90 per issue for six issues, and $80 per issue, 12 issues. Banners can be placed at the top or bottom of page. Not available for front or back cover. Banners carry tag “This Page is Brought to You By ...”

Classified Advertising. $10.00 flat fee plus $.30 per word. Flat fee waived after first insertion. Call (800) 422-1275 or send with payment to: PAJ Classifieds, P.O. Box 271, North Boston, NY 14110-0271. All classified ads must be pre-paid.


Terms and Conditions

  • Payment Due. All bills due and payable 30 days from date of invoice. Interest and service charges of 1.5% per month (18% annually) will be added to all invoices past due of billing date.
  • Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and PayPal are accepted.
  • Credit. Credit cannot be extended until complete credit transaction has been approved. All new accounts must pay in advance of publication until proper credit has been established.
  • Collection. If it becomes necessary to place with an attorney for collection any claim for funds due under terms of contract, the advertiser agrees to pay reasonable fees in addition to the balance then unpaid.
  • Copy Acceptance. The publisher reserves the right to reject any advertisement regarded as objectionable in wording or appearance and may require the word “advertisement” in any ad. Strictly news-like type is not permitted in ads.
  • The Publisher reserves the right to revise any advertising deemed objectionable. The advertiser will be notified before any such change is made.
  • Responsibility. Advertisers and advertising agencies assume liability for all contents of advertisements printed and also assume responsibility for any claims arising thereafter against the publisher. No allowance will be made for errors that do not materially affect the value of the ad. Polish American Journal liability shall not exceed the cost of the space occupied by the ad.
  • Positioning. Advertisers requesting special position will be accommodated as much as space considerations allow; no guarantee can be made regarding position. Any advertising order directing insertion with specific position or page on an “or omit” basis is not acceptable.
  • Political Ads. Political ads must be paid for in advance and must identify the organization and full address of the person who has responsibility for placement of these ads.
  • Space Reservation. Telephone space reservations will be accepted, however, copy must be in our office by advertising deadline.
  • Cancellation. Advertising contracts canceled before the end of the contract period or unfulfilled at its contracts’ conclusion will be charged at the earned rate, in accordance with the amount of column inches used.
  • Deadline for space reservations is the 15th of the month prior to insertion. Camera-ready ads may be received on press date, provided requests for space are made by the above mentioned deadline.
  • Cancellations are not accepted after the 24th of the month. Advertisers are liable for ads contracted but canceled.
  • Correction and Proof Service. Proofs will be submitted upon request, providing copy deadlines are met. They will be provided for the sole purpose of correcting typographical errors. Author’s changes and second proof corrections will be made, time permitting, at a charge of $50.00 per hour. On complete pickup ads, no proof will be supplied.
  • Preprint Insert Rates. Preprinted advertising brochures and flyers may be inserted into the paper at a rate of $30.00 per 1000 papers.
  • Non-Profit and Not-for-Profit Organizations. These organizations are eligible for regional advertising rates with prior approval from the Advertising Manager. Religious and Polish American philanthropic organizations are also eligible for advertising discounts.
  • Rate Announcement. The publisher reserves the right to alter rates without notice. Rates quoted and contracted, however, will be considered valid and applicable for six months from the contracted date.

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Mechanical Requirements

Printing. Web offset on 30 pound newsprint. 85 line screen. For best reproduction, submit high-contrast, black and white photographs and line art. Non-digital camera-ready advertisements should be submitted as a one-piece stat or negative.

Advertisements may be sent via e-mail in any common format (PDF, JPG, EPS, TIF, etc.), or as Adobe InDesign, Corel or other standard publishing program files to PAJAds. Camera work neccessary for printing will be charged accordingly.

All art and negatives will be retained for one year, unless otherwise requested.

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Production Charges

    20% in addition to regular rate or non-profit rate.
    For four-color advertising on front or back cover, add $100.00
    Black and Halftone $8.50 Screen $9.00
    Custom Art Work Will quote
    Translation Fee Will quote

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P.O. BOX 271, NORTH BOSTON, NY 14110-0271
 (716) 312-8088 | Toll Free (800) 422-1275

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