Institut Ramon LLull


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Children's literature publication

Grants awarded by the institut ramon llull for the publication abroad of illustrated works of literature for children and young people 2018


A summary of the public call for grants for the publication abroad of illustrated works of children’s and youth literature.

The applicant must consult the Grant Guidelines and the Resolution point therein, given that some changes have been made with respect to those of previous years. In addition, the application forms used must be for the 2018 grant call year.

This summary text merely serves to provide information and has no legal effect regarding the Institut Ramon Llull.


To finance costs incurred by illustrators of works of children’s and youth literature, which fulfill the conditions specified in the guidelines.

Comics, graphic novels and similar works are excluded, as are works published in Catalan, Spanish and Aranese.


These grants are available to self-employed individuals and legal entities, whether public, private, Spanish or foreign, that are planning to publish or co-publish illustrated works of literature for children and young people, provided that the illustrator in question is domiciled in Catalonia.


The only expense that may be considered as grant-supported expenditure is the illustrator's remuneration, subject to a maximum of €1,500 per application.


  • In the case of Spanish applicants:
    Form: Self-employed individuals and legal entities
  • In case of foreign applicants (non residents self-employed individuals and legal entities) who have applied for a grant to the Institut Ramon Llull in the past:
    - Form 
  • In case of foreign applicants (non residents self-employed individuals and legal entities) requesting a grant for the first time at the Institut Ramon Llull:
    A certification is needed. If you do not have an accreditation, you must apply for one. The Ramon Llull Institute is responsible for generating it and send it after having verified the documentation accrediting the applicant identity.
    The accreditation is valid for five years from the date of submission of documents proving the identity of the person concerned, unless there is some change.
    Upon receipt of the accreditation, the applicant may apply for a grant.

If necessary please consider  the prior credentials registration deadline in order to be accredited.


The application deadline for this call for grant proposals is from the day after the publication of the call in the Catalan Government’s Official Bulletin (DOGC) until 15 October, 2018, both dates inclusive.


Supporting documents must be submitted, substantiating expenditure for a minimum of 80% of the awardable amount in accordance with the procedure set forth in the guidelines. Failure to do so will result in revocation of the grant.


Documents can be consulted online at virtual office.

Additional documentation, if necessary, and supporting documents can be delivered online to the website virtual office by submitting digitalized copies of the documents or, in the case of self-employed individuals, in person in paper format.

If submitting supporting documentation, please read this guide.


General: Marc Dueñas (

Regarding the application and processing of the grant request: Rosa Crespí (

Sponsors of IRL projects

The Institut Ramon Llull

is a consortium that comprises the Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia), Balearic Islands Government and the Barcelona City Council, and its mission is the promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad.

Generalitat de CatalunyaGovern Illes BalearsAjuntament de Barcelona

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