Category Archives: Fundraising

Binc Foundation Launches Campaign to Increase Monthly Donors with a Matching Gift

Ann Arbor, MI–Comic book publisher BOOM! Studios will make a $50 gift on behalf of the first 100 donors who pledge a new or increased monthly commitment to the Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation before April 28. A monthly donation of any amount $5 or above will help unlock BOOM! Studios generous $5,000 gift and […]

Binc Year-End Campaign Continues with Giving Tuesday Opportunity for Donors to Double Their Gift and Renewed Sense of Urgency

The number of book and comic people needing help this year has already surpassed the total number of financial assistance grants in all of 2022 and there are still six weeks to go. The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation’s year-end campaign, Read Love Support, needs to raise $150,000 before Dec. 31, 2023, to ensure it […]

Binc Launches Year-End Campaign with $15,000 Match and Free Audiobooks Thanks to Industry Partners

The need for emergency financial assistance within the bookstore and comic shop community continues to grow, both in the size and the quantity of grants, and the Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation is kicking off its year-end campaign, Read Love Support, with a goal of raising $150,000 in donations before Dec. 31, 2023, to ensure […]

More than $1MM Raised for Book and Comic Sellers Thanks to Humble Bundle and Ebook Publishers

Various denominations of United States cash

Thanks to Humble Bundle and 17 publishers, more than $1 million has been donated to the Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation in less than six years to support the people who own and work at book and comic stores across the country. One million dollars translates to nearly 500 emergency financial assistance grants to stabilize […]

Binc and Macmillan Publishers Announce $5,000 Matching Gift to Help Booksellers and Comic Retailers Affected by Devastating Flooding

Ann Arbor, MI—Thanks to Macmillan Publishers, gifts made to the Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation will have double the impact. Macmillan will match all gifts, regardless of size, up to $5,000 to meet the increasing needs of bookstore and comic shop employees and owners. At least nine stores have already been impacted by severe flooding […]

“Survive to Thrive” Gives $1.1M in Grants to 115 Stores

Binc’s special initiative benefits bookstores & comic shops, helping communities thrive with these key businesses The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation announced today the Survive to Thrive, the special, one-time store grant initiative, will make awards to 115 independent bookstores and comic shops totaling $1.1 million. Ninety-nine stores will receive grants of $10,000 and 16 […]

Simon & Schuster Honors Carolyn Reidy with Gift to “Survive to Thrive”

Commemorating the legacy of the company’s late President & CEO, S&S supports bookstore/comic shop grant program On the first anniversary of her death, Simon & Schuster announced a gift to the Survive to Thrive grant program in honor of long-time President & CEO Carolyn Reidy. Reidy was an early supporter of Binc as the Foundation […]

“Survive to Thrive” Applications Open April 19

The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation announced today that applications for the Survive to Thrive grant program will be accepted beginning, today, April 19 and ending May 10 at 5pm Eastern. Fundraising for the grant program, which is designed to provide substantial grants to as many as 200 independent bookstores and comic shops, is still […]

Garth Stein Invites Authors & Creators to Join Match for Binc’s “Survive to Thrive” Campaign

Best-selling author Amor Towles first to sign on to create a pool of matching funds for campaign benefiting independent bookstores and comic shops Garth Stein, author of The Art of Racing in the Rain and chair of Binc’s annual Author Leadership Circle Campaign, is inviting authors and comics creators to join him in donating to a pool of […]

Ingram and Industry Leaders Donate $1M to Kick-Off “Survive to Thrive” Initiative

Ingram Invests $500k and Rallies Additional Donations from, Hachette, Harper Collins, Macmillan Publishers, and Penguin Random House to Quickly Catalyze Special Grant Program The 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 will quickly provide grants to […]


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