Subsidies

An overview of subsidies granted by the Dutch Foundation for Literature.

Translation grants

A foreign publisher can apply for financial support for the publication in translation of a Dutch work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry, or a graphic novel or children’s book. This kind of subsidy is intended to encourage foreign publishers to publish Dutch literature in translation.

For whom   For what   Deadlines
Publishers
  Translation costs
  Continuous *
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Illustrated Children's Books

In the case of high quality illustrated children’s books, foreign publishers can apply for financial assistance to cover a proportion of the production costs. The amount granted is based on the direct production costs. The maximum sum that may be awarded is € 2,800. If the translator has been approved by the foundation, an additional translation subsidy of max 70% of the cost of translation can be granted.

For whom   For what   Deadlines
Publishers
  Translation costs
  Continuous
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Grants awarded

For the latest news about who has been granted one of the Letterenfonds' awards, please see our overview of news about grants awarded.
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