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OUR PARTNERS IN LITERACY

POPULAR FUNDING SOURCES

How To Find Fundraising

Here you can explore multiple funding opportunities for the bookworm vending machine. Check out each option to see which funding source/style is best for your school. You may be surprised that getting funding isn’t as difficult as it may seem. We often hear success stories of educators who have received funding through various sources.

We constantly find fresh avenues to make funding your program as easily as possible through partnerships and ventures.

Check back here for updates on new fundraising opportunities and updates, or reach out to one of our representatives for more information.

FEDERAL FUNDING

By thoughtfully integrating Inchy's Bookworm Vending Machine into their Title I programming, schools can leverage these funds to significantly enhance literacy and academic outcomes for students most in need, aligning with the overarching goal of Title I to provide all students with the opportunity to achieve academic success. .

 

TITLE I & ESSER

Title I project funding is a crucial component of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The program is designed to provide financial assistance to schools serving children from low-income families. The primary aim is to ensure that all students, regardless of socioeconomic background, meet state academic standards. So how does Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine qualify? Click here to see how Red Creek Central School District utilized federal funding. Then come back and use the guide below to see how your school fits with our program.

 

 

Book Vending Machine Dallas Education Foundation
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FOUNDATIONS

Foundations are designed and operated by people who care about education and want to help their community. They have autonomy to allocate grants and donations to schools for things like technology, training for teachers, and programs for students. A unique aspect of  about foundations and clubs is that they are flexible - they don't have strict rules like government grants. These organizations are free to try new and creative ideas for education offering new opportunities and make the school community more innovative and collaborative. Therefore, make sure to utilize the tools available on our website to articulate the advantages, purpose, and originality of your program. Tailor it specifically to your educational institution.

GRANTS

Grants serve as a means through which the government supports your concepts and endeavors, aiming to deliver public services and invigorate the economy. They are offered at municipal, state, and federal levels. While grants are a great source of funding for initiatives, they often are accompanied by strict guidelines that must be adhered to in order to receive funding. 

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Eric Jones Foundation
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CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP


Experience a one-of-a-kind CSR program that is revolutionizing the manner in which businesses interact with their communities. At BookVending.com, we are dedicated to promoting literacy for all through our innovative program called Inchy's Bookworm Vending Machine.

If you are seeking a CSR initiative that creates a significant impact, you have come to the right place. We firmly believe that corporate responsibility extends beyond mere profitability - it involves enhancing lives and empowering the upcoming generation. Discover our mission and witness how we align with your corporate objectives. Together, we can bring about a transformative future through literacy.

We make sponsoring a machine as easy as possible. Enjoy a customized wrap with your corporate logo and name displayed prominently. Our program has the flexibility to align with academic and corporate needs for the perfect fit. Inchy's Bookworm Vending Machine offers a single destination for your corporate social responsibility needs.  

If you’re looking for a CSR initiative that makes a meaningful impact, you’re in the right place. We believe that corporate responsibility isn’t just about profit – it’s about enriching lives and empowering the next generation. Explore our mission and see how we align with your corporate goals. Together, we can transform the future through literacy.

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PTO & PTA

Parent teacher organizations and associations (PTOs &PTAs) play a crucial role in supporting schools and students in a variety of ways. One such way is through fundraising efforts to support initiatives that benefit the student body. A book vending machine is a great way to encourage reading and literacy among children, and PTOs and PTAs can help make this a reality for their schools.

PTOs and PTAs can organize various other fundraising efforts to support the purchase and installation of a book vending machine. They can host book fairs, organize read-a-thons, and hold auctions or raffles, among other things. By getting creative and involving the entire school community, PTOs and PTAs can rally support and raise the necessary funds to provide their school with a book vending machine.

Overall, PTOs and PTAs are vital partners in ensuring that schools have the necessary resources to provide the best possible education for their students. By working together with the school administration, teachers, and parents, these organizations can make a meaningful impact and provide a lasting legacy of literacy and love for reading among children.

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CROWDFUNDING

Crowdfunding comes in various forms, with donation-based being the most common. In this type, people contribute money to a cause or project without expecting anything in return. It has gained popularity, especially for creative and innovative endeavors like the Inchy bookworm vending machine. Crowdfunding provides an alternative to traditional financial institutions for supporting projects.

Read-A-Thon

If your school is raising money to purchase Inchy's Bookworm Vending Machine, it's time to join the 5,000+ schools across the country using Read-A-Thon to raise fund and get kids reading. Skip the countless hours of planning and handling money - with Read-A-Thone, you will get more out of your school fundraiser than you ever thought possible.

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Book Vending Machine Funding

Popular Funding Sources

Federal Grants, Title I & ESSER

By thoughtfully integrating Inchy's Bookworm Vending Machine into their Title I programming, schools can leverage these funds to significantly enhance literacy and academic outcomes for students most in need, aligning with the overarching goal of Title I to provide all students with the opportunity to achieve academic success.

Title I project funding is a crucial component of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The program is designed to provide financial assistance to schools serving children from low-income families. The primary aim is to ensure that all students, regardless of socioeconomic background, meet state academic standards.

 

Foundations & Grants

FOUNDATIONS

Foundations are designed and operated by people who care about education and want to help their community. They have autonomy to allocate grants and donations to schools for things like technology, training for teachers, and programs for students. A unique aspect of  about foundations and clubs is that they are flexible - they don't have strict rules like government grants. These organizations are free to try new and creative ideas for education offering new opportunities and make the school community more innovative and collaborative. Therefore, make sure to utilize the tools available on our website to articulate the advantages, purpose, and originality of your program. Tailor it specifically to your educational institution.

GRANTS

Grants serve as a means through which the government supports your concepts and endeavors, aiming to deliver public services and invigorate the economy. They are offered at municipal, state, and federal levels. While grants are a great source of funding for initiatives, they often are accompanied by strict guidelines that must be adhered to in order to receive funding. 

Corporate Sponsorship

Benefits for Sponsors

CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP

Join a unique CSR program that revolutionizes how businesses support their communities. At BookVending.com, we promote literacy through Inchy's Bookworm Vending Machine.

This initiative goes beyond profit – it’s about enriching lives and empowering the next generation. Sponsor a machine and get a customized wrap with your logo. We make it easy for you to get involved and align with our mission, ensuring a significant impact with minimal hassle.

Benefits for Schools

THE "GOLD" STANDARD OF STUDENT REWARDS

Inchy's Bookworm Vending Machine helps schools encourage reading. Sponsored by businesses, these machines offer a fun way for students to get books.

EASY IMPLEMENTATION

The program is simple to implement and motivates students to read more, rewarding positive behavior and fostering a love for learning. We handle the logistics, making it effortless for schools to participate and benefit from the program.

PARENT GROUPS

PTO & PTA: Supporting Literacy

Parent teacher organizations (PTOs) and associations (PTAs) are vital in supporting schools and students. One impactful way they can contribute is by fundraising for a book vending machine, promoting reading and literacy.

PTOs and PTAs can host book fairs, read-a-thons, auctions, and raffles to raise funds. By involving the school community, they can gather support and achieve their goal.

By working with school administration, teachers, and parents, PTOs and PTAs can leave a lasting legacy of literacy and a love for reading among children.

CROWDFUNDING

CROWDFUNDING

Crowdfunding comes in various forms, with donation-based being the most common. In this type, people contribute money to a cause or project without expecting anything in return. It has gained popularity, especially for creative and innovative endeavors like the Inchy bookworm vending machine. Crowdfunding provides an alternative to traditional financial institutions for supporting projects.

Read-A-Thon

If your school is raising money to purchase Inchy's Bookworm Vending Machine, it's time to join the 5,000+ schools across the country using Read-A-Thon to raise fund and get kids reading. Skip the countless hours of planning and handling money - with Read-A-Thone, you will get more out of your school fundraiser than you ever thought possible.

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

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W Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine™ operates on a positive reward-based system to inspire students to read more. Schools and organizations can purchase the bookworm and customize the positive behaviors they want to reward, based on their specific needs. When a student demonstrates the desired behavior, they are rewarded with a special Inchy token, which they can then use to purchase their favorite book.
Our aim is to bridge the gap between literacy and engagement, transforming reading into a rewarding experience rather than a mere assignment.
Where do I get the books for my book vending machine? Once you submit a quote request, we will be happy to provide you with a planogram that includes the appropriate sizes and capacity totals based on the specific tray configuration you have.
How does service work for my book vending machine? Our service department is equipped with a dedicated help desk to provide prompt assistance for any queries you may have.
Additionally, we offer a comprehensive video guide that addresses common questions, along with the option to connect with a live service technician via facetime to address any concerns directly at your machine.
Furthermore, we provide extended warranty options of up to five years for your bookworm.
How does the custom design process work? After you have placed your order, our design team will reach out to you with instructions to begin the process. They will request that you log in to our art portal and provide some basic information such as digital files, school logos, colors, and any specific ideas or preferences you may have. This step typically takes around 15-20 minutes.
Once we have received your input, our design team will create the initial proof and send it to you for approval. We will not proceed with printing until we have your confirmation, and we are more than happy to make revisions beyond the first proof if needed.
How can I fund my book vending machine? We have partnered with a diverse range of organizations to support our mission.
DonorsChoose, a highly popular fundraising organization, occasionally provides matching funds to amplify the impact of donations.
In addition, we have collaborated with wonderful institutions such as the Education Foundation, United Way, and Save the Children. Generous contributions from the Kiwanis Club and Boys and Girls Club have also enabled us to provide schools with much-needed machines.
Moreover, there are funding opportunities available through Title One, Esser, and regional literacy grants. Our efforts have been greatly supported by PTO/PTA organizations, who have tirelessly worked to ensure schools receive these machines and the accompanying books.
For more information, please don't hesitate to reach out to us.