Category Archives: Press Release

Ingram Content Group Urging Support for Booksellers through Binc’s Year-end Fundraising Campaign

Update: You are all amazing! Thanks to your generosity and a match from Ingram Content Group, we met our fundraising goal in record time. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! But the campaign isn’t over. Every gift matters. Every gift is important. More news to come soon.   Join Binc and Ingram Content Group to help […]

Gifts That Give Back: The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation Holiday Gift Guide

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 ( Featuring an assortment of gifts, the guide includes items that give back to Binc, and therefore support booksellers in need, […]

Binc Announces New Communications & Marketing Specialist

The Binc Foundation team is delighted to welcome Robin Wood as our new communications & marketing specialist.   October 19, 2020 – Robin Wood, Binc’s new communications & marketing specialist, comes most recently from Books & Books @ The Studios, the Key West-based nonprofit independent bookstore founded by George Cooper and Judy Blume and affiliated with […]

Announcing: Give Comics Hope

New Charitable Initiative Supports Comic Shops Affected by COVID-19 with Donations from Community’s Personal Collections ⮕ For information about comic store financial assistance eligibility please visit our Give Comics Hope page. ⮕ For more information about donating auction items please visit Give Comics Hope’s website.   September 15, 2020​ ​– ​GIVE COMICS HOPE​, a new charitable initiative, […]

Binc Expands Staff in Response to Increased Grant Requests

Ann Arbor, MI – The need to expand staff and organizational capacity is a result of the huge increase in the number of requests received and grants distributed. Since the beginning of 2020, Binc has helped 556 families through hardship and emergency circumstances with over $635,000 in assistance. The Foundation has been helping more booksellers and […]

2020 Higher Education Scholarship Winners

Scholarship Winners from L to R: Niamh Doherty, Henry Fleischmann, Kimberly Huebner, Rebecca Keith, Anna Leedy, Samantha Melton, and Reed Spurling Ann Arbor, MI – Seven recipients have been selected to receive a total of $26,000 in scholarships as part of the Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation’s 2020 Higher Education Scholarship Program. The recipients were selected from […]

The Binc Foundation Stands in Solidarity with Black Communities

The Binc Foundation stands in solidarity with Black communities, authors, readers, and peers across the country. We stand for antiracism and support voices for racial justice and change. We know that Black communities face threats from the police, systemic racism, incarceration, and criminalization. That is why Binc is renewing its commitment to diversity and antiracism. […]

Comic Book Retailers and Store Employees Eligible to Receive Relief

ECONOMIC RELIEF FOR COMIC BOOK STORES GAINS MOMENTUM AS NEW “COMICBOOK UNITED FUND​” IS ESTABLISHED WITH BACKING FROM DC AND ONI-LION FORGE PUBLISHING GROUP April 21, 2020 – BURBANK and ST. LOUIS – ​Comic book retailers impacted by the COVID-19 crisis have a new dedicated relief fund designed to provide financial assistance to comic shops and their […]


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