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Translation Grants

Fourth Round of 2022

6 October 2022 - Grants awarded

As a result of the forth meeting of 2022, 48 grants were awarded to foreign publishers of Dutch literature. The translation grants are intended for the translation of Dutch fiction, children’s books, non-fiction and poetry. In total € 150.925 has been granted for the translation of the following titles:

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Translation Grants

Third Round of 2022

27 September 2022 - Grants awarded

As a result of the third meeting of 2022, 39 grants were awarded to foreign publishers of Dutch literature. The translation grants are intended for the translation of Dutch fiction, children’s books, non-fiction and poetry. In total € 92.948,00 has been granted for the translation of the following titles:

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Translation grants recipients

Second round of 2022

12 July 2022 - International and Grants awarded

As a result of the second meeting of 2022, 48 grants were awarded to foreign publishers of Dutch literature. The translation grants are intended for the translation of Dutch fiction, children’s books, non-fiction and poetry. In total € 157.038 has been granted for the translation of the following titles:

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Translation grant recipients

First round of 2022

4 July 2022 - Grants awarded and International

As a result of the first meeting of 2022, 57 grants were awarded to foreign publishers of Dutch literature. The translation grants are intended for the translation of Dutch fiction, children’s books, graphic novels, non-fiction and poetry. A total of € 161.571 has been granted to the publishers listed below for the translation of the following titles:

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218 sample translations available in 34 languages

Temporary support scheme for literary translators from Dutch

16 February 2022 - Grants awarded and International

Over the course of 2021, the temporary support scheme for literary translators from Dutch produced a total of 218 sample translations in genres ranging from children’s and young adult literature to non-fiction, from poetry to comic strips. A total of 156 translators received commissions for the translation of a long extract (6,000 words) from a book or books they proposed and promotional materials for those titles.

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Translation grants

2021/07

20 December 2021 - Grants awarded

As a result of the seventh meeting of 2021, 30 grants were awarded to foreign publishers of Dutch literature. The translation grants are intended for the translation of Dutch fiction, children’s books, non-fiction and poetry. A total of € 102.306 has been granted for the publication of the following translations:

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Translation grants

2021/06

19 December 2021 - Grants awarded

As a result of the sixth meeting of 2021, 50 grants were awarded to foreign publishers of Dutch literature. The translation grants are intended for the translation of Dutch fiction, children’s books, non-fiction and poetry. In total € 157.612 has been granted for the translation of the following titles:

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Translation grants

2021/05

13 December 2021 - Grants awarded and International

As a result of the fifth meeting of 2021, 44 grants were awarded to international publishers of Dutch literature in 26 countries. The translation grants are intended for the publication of Dutch graphic novels, fiction, children’s books, non-fiction and poetry. In total € 136.792 has been granted for the translation of the following Dutch titles:

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Translation grants for foreign publishers

2021/04

26 October 2021 - Grants awarded

As a result of the fourth meeting of 2021, 42 grants were awarded to foreign publishers of Dutch literature. The translation grants are intended for the translation of Dutch fiction, children’s books, non-fiction and poetry. In total € 124.977 has been granted for the translation of the following titles:

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Translation grants for foreign publishers

2021/03

2 September 2021 - Grants awarded

As a result of the third meeting of 2021, 59 grants were awarded to foreign publishers of Dutch literature. The translation grants are intended for the translation of Dutch fiction, children’s books, non-fiction and poetry. In total € 177.798 has been granted for the translation of the following titles:

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Translation Grants for Foreign Publishers

2021/02

16 June 2021 - Grants awarded

As a result of the second meeting of 2021, 43 grants were awarded to foreign publishers of Dutch literature. The translation grants are intended for the translation of Dutch fiction, children’s books, non-fiction and poetry. In total € 95.042 has been granted for the translation of the following titles:

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Translation Grants for Foreign Publishers

2021/01

3 May 2021 - Grants awarded

As a result of the first meeting of 2021, 78 grants were awarded to foreign publishers of Dutch literature. The translation grants are intended for the translation of Dutch fiction, children’s books, non-fiction and poetry. In total € 263.838 has been granted for the translation of the following titles:

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Grants 2020

24 March 2021 - Grants awarded and General

The annual report of the Dutch Foundation for Literature gives an overview of all activities and grants in 2020, including temporary support in this Covid-19 year.

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Translators as ambassadors of Dutch literature

14 August 2020 - Translators and Grants awarded

To help translators find new assignments in these uncertain times, the Dutch Foundation for Literature has subsidized a number of 3,000-word translations of Dutch literary titles. A grand total of 176 proposals have been approved (84 fiction, 43 non-fiction, 28 children’s and youth, 20 poetry and 1 graphic novel) for translation into 32 languages. The translators will endeavour to find publishers for the books in question, in consultation with the foundation and the rights holders. The publication of new translations is thus stimulated, and the translators can continue their good work.

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Grants 2019

24 February 2020 - Grants awarded and General

All in 2019 awarded Translation Grants (and other grants) can be found in the annual report of the Dutch Foundation for Literature. Download the annual report (pdf; Dutch) here.

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Grants 2018

31 December 2018 - General and Grants awarded

All in 2018 awarded Translation Grants (and other grants) can be found in the annual report of the Dutch Foundation for Literature. An overview of translations of Dutch and Frisian literature worldwide, both published and in preparation, both subsidized by our Foundation and not, may be found in our Translations Database.

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Grants 2017

30 March 2018 - Grants awarded and General

All in 2017 awarded Translation Grants (and other grants) can be found in the annual report of the Dutch Foundation for Literature. An overview of translations of Dutch and Frisian literature worldwide, both published and in preparation, both subsidized by our Foundation and not, may be found in our Translations Database.

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Grants 2016

29 March 2017 - Grants awarded and General

All in 2016 awarded Translation Grants (and other grants) can be found in the annual report of the Dutch Foundation for Literature.

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Grants 2015

13 January 2016 - Grants awarded and General

All in 2015 awarded Translation Grants (and other grants) can be found in the annual report of the Dutch Foundation for Literature.

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Grants 2014

31 January 2015 - Grants awarded and General

All in 2014 awarded Translation Grants (and other grants) can be found in the annual report of the Dutch Foundation for Literature.

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Grants 2013

29 March 2014 - Grants awarded

All in 2013 awarded Translation Grants (and other grants) can be found in the annual report 2013 of the Dutch Foundation for Literature.

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Grants 2012

1 January 2013 - Grants awarded

All in 2012 awarded Translation Grants (and other grants) can be found in the Annual Report 2012 of the Dutch Foundation for Literature.

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Grants 2010 & 2011

1 July 2012 - Grants awarded and General

All in 2010 and 2011 awarded Translation Grants (and other grants) can be found in the first annual report of the Dutch Foundation for Literature.

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