Book Industry Charitable Foundation
Binc is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to assisting booksellers in need. The Binc Foundation grew out of a wish of bookstore employees to establish a fund to help their colleagues experiencing unexpected financial crises. Binc is dedicated to assisting bookstore and comic store employees across the United States in their greatest time of need.
2024 Binc Foundation Board of Directors
Former Owner of Northshire Bookstore
The King’s English
Bank Square Books
Savoy Bookshop & Café
Author of historical
fiction, and a lawyer
of counsel to
Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
Ann Arbor Board of Directors Meeting 2023 – Pictured from L to R: Calvin Crosby Annie Philbrick, Kuo-Yu Liang, Eileen Dengler, Andy Perham, Jonathan Putnam, Chuck Robinson, Erin Coffey, Julia Cowlishaw, Chris Morrow
Former President and CEO, ABRAMS Books
New Atlantic Independent
Emma Kaas (née Nichols)
Co-owner of Norwich Bookstore
Vice President and Publisher, Our Daily Bread Publishing
Rock Inked, Inc.
We understand and value the importance of transparency. That is why we strive to maintain the highest levels of transparency every year and are proud to be designated as a GuideStar Platinum Seal organization for our commitment to financial transparency.
Donors & Supporters
Binc cannot help book and comic people without your help. Binc is the conduit. We steward your funds and provide them to those who need them most. We are grateful to be trusted with this job of supporting the important work of book and comic sellers.