Emergency Financial Assistance

Grants to USA. Puerto Rico, Guam, and US Virgin Islands booksellers, bookstore owners, and comic store employees and owners for financial assistance during unforeseen events and circumstances, including the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Eligible stores must have a physical location. The purpose of funding is to assist booksellers and comic retailers with unforeseen emergency financial needs.
Example Qualifying EventsDomestic violenceFuneralNatural disaster (fire, flood, earthquake, etc.)Man-made disaster (blackout, brownout)Homelessness and homelessness preventionLoss of household income due to emergency child or elder careLoss of household income due to death in the familyLoss of household income due to disabilityLoss of household income due to disruption of businessLoss of household income due to partner/spouse/household wage earner job lossSerious medical expenseUtility shut-off and utility shut-off preventionOther

Sub Title
Grants to USA Book and Comic Book Store Owners and Employees for Financial Assistance During Crises, Including COVID-19
Funding Source

Book Industry Charitable Foundation (BINC)

Eligibility Criteria

See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility