PopUpBookShops is a project of the Foundation for Scholarly Culture and valuable partners.

The foundation for Scholarly Culture

The Foundation is a nonprofit that creates and supports projects to foster a love of books and ideas around the world. PopupBookShops is currently one of three areas of focus for the Foundation. Learn more about the foundation.


Local NGOs and local business leaders and artists are essential to what we do. We partner with local NGOs to recruit and support sellers and rely on local business groups to connect what we do to each country’s authors, publishers and artists. In each community we touch, we hope to assist growth of the local economy and make the work we do obsolete.

We are especially thankful to our inaugural partners for their enthusiastic support: