Category Archives: Partner News

Binc Announces Winner of Carla Gray Memorial Scholarship for Emerging Bookseller-Activists

A Missouri bookseller has won the fifth Carla Gray Memorial Scholarship for Emerging Bookseller-Activists awarded by the Friends of Carla Gray Committee and the Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation. Riley Glissendorf from Stonecrest Book and Toy in Osage Beach, Missouri, will receive a year-long scholarship for professional development, which includes travel and hotel to attend Winter […]

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 […]

Applications Open for Inaugural George Keating Scholarship Program

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 each of three regional associations, […]


North American Comic Shops Can Now Apply for Grants Update: Don’t leave money on the table! Give Comics Hope Application Period Extended through Sunday, March 21. Apply now. Simple, five-minute application. All eligible applicants will receive an equal share of the total funds raised. Open to U.S. and Canadian stores. GIVE COMICS HOPE, the charitable […]

Dynamite Donates $10,000 To Binc In Support of Comic Book Retailers

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 shutdowns in assisting the local […]

AdventureKEEN and Partner Bookstores Donate to Binc for Fourth Year

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 to 261 participating independent bookstores. AdventureKEEN President Richard Hunt […]

‘Double Vision’ auction to benefit Hero Initiative and Binc

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 The Binc Foundation’s (Book Industry Charitable Foundation) […]


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