Next Translation Grant Application Deadline:
Friday, 12 November 2021
Please note that applications to this round will only be accepted in the two-week period prior to the deadline, i.e. from Friday, 29 October. The board meeting at which these applications will be considered will take place in late December 2021/early January 2022. Works going to print before the meeting will be considered ineligible.
Postal applications for translation grants are no longer being accepted. See below for information on how to apply online.
Note to Users of the Online System: The system will be offline for scheduled maintenance from 00:00 on Saturday, 3 July, to 23:59 on Sunday, 4 July. It will not be accessible to users during that time.
Applicants must now use Literature Ireland's online system in order to apply for a translation grant. Applications will be accepted only in the two weeks prior to a deadline (for the next round, the date from which applicants may apply is Friday, 25 June). Applications submitted outside the specified period without prior authorisation will not be accepted.
Guidelines on using the system and links to the system can be found in the 'Apply Online' section below. Should you have any questions or require any technical support, please contact email@example.com.
The checklist document provides a list of all information and documentation required (page 1) and some further information on the grant application process (page 2).
Once all required information and documentation has been received, the translation grant is payable within a period of three to six months.
Should you have any questions in relation to the application process, please email Rita McCann (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Lynsey Reed (email@example.com) or phone us on 00353 (0)1 896 4184.
*Eligible genres: literary fiction, literary non-fiction, children's literature, poetry and drama.
** Translations for which funding is being sought must not be published before the deadline for application or before the meeting of the board of Literature Ireland at which applications will be considered. These meetings typically take place six to eight weeks after the deadline.
*** Please note that the board meetings at which applications submitted by these deadlines will take place in May, September and December respectively. Applications submitted to these rounds for works which will be published before the meeting of the board will be deemed ineligible.
Our new online application system is now live.
Before you begin, please read the guidelines below to assist you in creating an account and in submitting an application. Further guidelines for successful applicants will be added here over time. The links for signing up and logging in are at the bottom of this page.
If you have never previously registered for the online grant application system, please click here and then select 'Sign Up Here' .
Registered users should use this link to sign in to the system.