Scholarship news and more!

The Macmillan Booksellers Professional Development Scholarship

The winners of the Macmillan Booksellers Professional Development Scholarship have been announced! Diverse booksellers from across the country will attend their fall trade shows with help from Macmillan Publishers and Binc! Click here to see the winners! 

The Carla Gray Memorial Scholarship for Emerging Bookseller/Activists

The scholarship news just keeps coming! We’re happy to announce the launch of the Carla Gray Memorial Scholarship, a unique scholarship that will allow one bookseller to attend TWO major bookselling events as well as providing support for a community project. Booksellers make their communities better, the Carla Gray Memorial Scholarship is here to help them do it. Applications open August 1!!!! To apply, click here. We’ve dedicated a support page to the scholarship here.

Congratulations Higher Education Scholarship Winners

We’re happy to announce the winners of the 2018 Binc Higher Education Scholarship. We had 159 applicants this year! We can’t wait to see how these booksellers thrive in higher education!

See the full list here:

2018 Binc Foundation Scholars


Binc 2017 Impact Report Now Available

So many people in the book community came together in an extraordinary way in 2017, changing the lives of more booksellers than ever before. The stories of who our donors helped is powerful, however, we think you will be as impressed with the numbers from last year because they illustrate a very important point:

No bookseller was turned away!

Our donors gave us the resources to help every bookseller who turned to us with a need last year – Book people who suffered from serious medical conditions, faced unexpected injuries and accidents, and found themselves seeking new housing.

Generous book lovers, store owners, booksellers and other industry professionals helped book people from frozen Minnesota to storm-ravaged Texas, after the east coast hurricanes and the west coast wildfires and everywhere in between – booksellers from across the country who lost their homes, vehicles and all their belongings.


Please help Binc reach the booksellers who may need help by linking them to our website or encouraging them to contact us at (866) 733-9064 or

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