The New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association (NAIBA), Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA), New England Independent Booksellers Association (NEIBA), and the Friends of George Keating committee are pleased to announce applications for the inaugural George Markey Keating Memorial Scholarship will open April 6. The scholarship provides $250 to a bookseller from
Ingram Invests $500k and Rallies Additional Donations from Bookshop.org, Hachette, Harper Collins, Macmillan Publishers, and Penguin Random House to Quickly Catalyze Special Grant ProgramThe Book Industry Charity Foundation (Binc) announced today the establishment of the Survive to Thrive bookstore grant program. Founded with initial support from Ingram Charities and Ingram Content Group, the program
We are delighted to announce Binc is being honored with the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Innovator’s Award. Binc will share the virtual stage with Leslie Marmon Silko, this year’s Robert Kirsch Award honoree; Andrew O’Hagan, the winner of the Christopher Isherwood Prize; and the rest of
We’ve been watching the weather in Texas and Oklahoma closely. We know that many folks are without power and heat, and we are hoping that you are safe.
We want to remind you that Binc is here to help.
Please share this information with colleagues and other booksellers and comic
Dynamite Entertainment is proud to announce a donation of $10,000 to the Book Industry Charitable Foundation (Binc) to help support comic industry retailers and their employees continuing to battle the challenges of the past year and the COVID-19 crisis.
Binc has done an incredible job during the pandemic and related
SHOP LOCAL, LIVE LOCAL campaign leads to charitable donation after a tough year
AdventureKEEN is pleased to announce that their 2020 SHOP LOCAL, LIVE LOCAL campaign raised a total of $4,332 for the Book Industry Charitable Foundation (Binc). A matching $4,332 is being dispersed and mailed
Welcome to Board Member Kuo-Yu Liang & Development Coordinator Kera Yonker; Many Thanks to Departing Board Members Jen Reynolds and Lori Tucker-Sullivan
As the Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation kicks off our 25th anniversary year, we are thrilled to welcome
Amazing combo art pieces from two artists benefit two charities—starting 2/2!What’s better than a good thing? DOUBLING up on it! Some of the comic industry’s biggest talents have come together to produce unique original art pieces, featuring great combos of two artists and two characters benefiting two charities—Hero Initiative and
We heard from a number of book and comic stores that they weren’t able to take advantage of these programs the first time around. Don’t be left out on the new funds soon to be available. Now is the time to plan your strategy!
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Some good changes
Thanks to Ingram Content Group for helping the Foundation reach the campaign’s first goals in record time
UPDATE: You did it again! In record time, we’ve made our match and hit our campaign goals! Thank you, Michael, Leigh, Tom and Chris for kicking-off our second matching challenge, thank you
North American Comic Shops Can Apply for Grants in Mid-January 2021
GIVE COMICS HOPE, the new charitable initiative which began its fundraising efforts this fall, today announces the application period has been changed and will now open mid- to late January (exact dates will be announced soon), with funds distributed
Binc has launched a holiday gift guide featuring items that give back to the Foundation and gifts from over 30 indie bookstores nationwide.
The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation launched its first-ever holiday gift guide (https://www.bincfoundation.org/2020-gift-guide/). Featuring an assortment of gifts, the guide includes items that give back to Binc,