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Arts Abroad - Translation

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations
and Publishers for the Translation of Canadian Works

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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Canada Council for the Arts

Deadline Date:

01/13/21

Description:

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Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International literary publishers and theater organizations for the translation of Canadian dramatic or literary works. Applicants must be registered in the online portal prior in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended to prepare works for international presentation or publication.

Eligible Activities:

  • Translation of Canadian-authored literary work into a foreign language and related promotional activities
  • Translation and surtitling of Canadian-authored dramatic work into another language for foreign presentation

Eligible Expenses:

  • Costs related to translation and surtitling, based on the standard translation rates in effect in your country
    • Literature projects: Costs may be up to 50% of the translator’s fee.
    • Theater projects: Applicants should propose the total anticipated costs for translation of scripts or surtitles.
  • In addition, for literary translations, promotional expenses for the translated book:
    • Eligible promotional expenses are ads, posters and bookmarks, publicist fees, promotional items and special events to promote the translated title.
    • Standard promotional costs such as catalogues, newsletter listings and web pages are not eligible.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177981

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $20 000 for each translation.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Who can apply:
- International literary publishers and theater organizations
- Theater and multidisciplinary groups and collectives
- Theater companies and dramaturgical organizations
- Multidisciplinary organizations

Your eligibility to apply to this component is determined by the validated profile created in the portal.

Theater organizations presently receiving core (operating) grants can apply to this component. Other organizations presently receiving core (operating) grants cannot apply.

You can’t apply for activities that occur before you submit your application, those that receive funding from another Canada Council program or those on the general list of ineligible activities: https://canadacouncil.ca/funding/grants/guide/apply-to-programs/general-list-of-ineligible-activities

Pre-Application Information:

Application Deadline: Any time before you complete the translation

Cut-off Dates:
- 15 January 2020. Notification of results by: End of April 2020
- 17 June 2020. Notification of results by: End of September 2020
- 21 October 2020. Notification of results by: End of January 2021
- 13 January 2021. Notification of results by: End of April 2021

If you have not already done so, you must register in the portal at least 30 days before you want to apply.

You are encouraged to speak with a Canada Council Program Officer before submitting an application to this component for the first time.

Payment will be provided upon the completion and submission of a final copy of the translated work to the Canada Council.

You can receive grants for up to 2 translations per year (1 March – 28/29 February).

You may be eligible for Application Assistance to pay someone to help you with the application process if you are experiencing difficulty and self-identify as:
- An artist who is Deaf, hard of hearing, has a disability or is living with a mental illness
- A First Nations, Inuit or Métis artist facing language, geographic and/or cultural barriers.
For details, see http://canadacouncil.ca/commitments/equity/application-assistance

FAQs: https://canadacouncil.ca/funding/grants/faq
COVID-19 Information: https://canadacouncil.ca/covid-19-information
Deadlines and Notification of Results: https://canadacouncil.ca/funding/grants/deadlines

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Application Portal: https://apply.canadacouncil.ca/?_ga=2.206173652.611377310.1588678895-699166555.1586667204

Arts Abroad Program Officer:
1-800-263-5588, ext. 4074
artsabroad@canadacouncil.ca

For general information about grants and applications call 1-800-263-5588 extension 5060.

If you have a COVID-19-related question for the Canada Council, please email covid19@canadacouncil.ca.

Canada Council for the Arts
150 Elgin St
P.O. Box 1047
Ottawa, ON Canada
K1P 5V8

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USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: Alberta;   British Columbia;   Manitoba;   New Brunswick;   Newfoundland and Labrador;   Northwest Territories;   Nova Scotia;   Nunavut;   Ontario;   Prince Edward Island;   Quebec;   Saskatchewan;   Yukon;

Israel

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.

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