Do you need financial help with publishing and promoting your next Finnish bestseller?
Finnish Literature Exchange grants can help!
FILI’s grant programme is funded by Finland’s Ministry of Education and Culture and it provides foreign publishers with various grants:
Up to 70% of translation costs from Finnish or Finland-Swedish can be covered by a FILI translation grant. There are 3 application periods in a year and the autumn application period has already started and it ends on 01.11.2019
If you are publishing translations of Finnish picture books or comics, you can apply for up to 1000€ printing cost grant. There are 3 application periods in a year and the autumn application period has already started and it ends on 01.11.2019
If you would like to bring a Finnish author to your country to promote a translation of his/her works, you can apply for a grant that can be used for airfare and accommodation costs of the author. The grant must be applied for a minimum of 2 months before the event is happening.
What if you haven’t bought a Finnish title yet and would like to look into one?
Reader’s report grants
If you need a native speaker to give you a report of a Finnish manuscript, you can apply for a reader’s report grant (for up to 5 reports a year, max 100€ per report).
Sample translation grants
If you need a sample translation of the work which you are considering.
Now go pick out your next Finnish bestseller from our new Fall Catalogue and apply for the FILI grants already this month!
See the full conditions and apply for all the FILI grants here: https://www.finlit.fi/fili/en/grants/