A sudden financial hardship due to the loss of regular household income can be caused when a primary medical care provider requires a bookseller to be off work. In situations when a bookseller or their immediate family member in the household is off work for this reason, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation may provide financial assistance to help cover basic living expenses for up to three months if there is sufficient evidence that financial equilibrium will be achieved during that period.
Additional documents required for disability:
- Doctor’s note or affidavit of disability (including information on the illness or injury, course of treatment and recovery time)
- Signed HIPPA form provided by Binc.
To access the application form in Word click here (Word).