Digital Bookselling Technology Grant Application

Thank you for your interest in MPIBA’s Digital Bookselling Technology Grant. Please read the information below before completing this application.

  • The Digital Bookselling Technology Grant was created to encourage and support on-line bookselling and digital promotions and marketing efforts.
  • Grants are intended to reimburse stores for expenses incurred in the service of digital bookselling and marketing, including but not limited to:
    • Creating a new website, or improving a current website
    • Acquisition of virtual meeting/webinar service (Zoom, Crowdcast, Be.Live, etc.)
    • Digital advertising (Facebook ads, Instagram ads, etc.)
  • Grants cannot be used for payroll, rent, or other business expenses.
  • Maximum of $300 per store, funds are limited and will be distributed upon approval of grants.
  • Applications Process
    • Applications are open now through May 31, 2020
    • One grant available per applicant/store between April 20 – May 31
    • Proof of expenditure will be required to receive payment.