Institut Ramon LLull

Literature promotion

Grants to carry out promotion activities abroad focused on Catalan and Aranese Literature

Introduction

The applicant should consult the Grant Rules and the Grant Call,, given that some changes have been made with respect to previous years. The application forms filled out must be from the current year 2021.

This summary is for information purposes only and is not legally binding.

Rules

PDF format (Adobe Acrobat).

Announcement

PURPOSE

To carry out the following activities within the grant-award year:

a) Promotional events abroad focusing on Catalan or Aranese literary works:  international literary festivals, international book fairs open to the general public, book launches and promotional campaigns for translated works. Digital promotion events (webinars, podcasts, interviews, recorded promotional videos and others) are eligible.

b) Translated texts of Catalan and Aranese literature published in cultural journals (in print and/or digital format) for broader exposure outside of Catalan-speaking areas (special issues, booklets or individual articles).

c) Promotional events abroad focusing on illustrated works by an illustrator residing in Catalonia or the Balearic Islands, to be published in languages other than Catalan and Occitan (in its Aranese variety).

RECIPIENTS

a) Promotion of literary works

Self-employed individuals or legal entities, public or private, Spanish or foreign which organize literary activities on a regular basis.

b) Literary texts in cultural journals:

Self-employed individuals or legal entities, public or private, Spanish or foreign.

c) Promotion of illustrated works

Self-employed individuals or legal entities, public or private, Spanish or foreign.

GRANT-SUPPORTED EXPENDITURES

The following is considered grant-supported expenditure:
a) Promotion of literary works:

- Travel expenses for the writer, translator or presenter specialising in the work or other participants not on staff with the applicant.

- Accommodation for the writer, translator or presenter specialising in the work or other participants not on staff with the applicant.

- Professional fees (writer, translator, presenter or other participants not on staff with the applicant).

- Graphic materials:

  • - Layout costs
  • - Printing costs
  • - Design costs
  • - Distribution of graphic materials

-Audiovisual materials:

  • -Technical production costs
  • -Translation costs
  • -Subtitling costs

- Fees due external communication firms

- Costs of the marketing campaign (also includes adverts on digital media and social media)

- Rights to show films or documentaries

b) Literary texts in cultural journals:

- Fees for the writer(s), translator(s), editor(s) and other external contributor(s)

- Image copyrights

c) Promotion of illustrated works:

- Travel expenses for the illustrator and/or presenter and other participants not on staff with the applicant.

- Accommodation for the illustrator and/or presenter and other participants not on staff with the applicant.

- Professional fees (illustrator, presenter or other participants not on staff with the applicant).

- Graphic materials:

  • - Layout costs
  • - Printing costs
  • - Design costs
  • - Distribution of the graphic materials

-Audiovisual materials:

  • -Technical production costs
  • -Translation costs
  • -Subtitling costs

- Fees due external communication firms

- Costs of the marketing campaign (also includes adverts on digital media and social media)

- Rights to show films or documentaries

APPLICATION SUBMISSION

- Spanish applicants, self-employed individuals and legal entities:

-  Foreign applicants (self-employed individuals and legal entities) who have applied for a grant to the Institut Ramon Llull in the past.

- Foreign applicants (self-employed individuals and legal entities) requesting an Institut Ramon Llull grant for the first time. In this case, accreditation is required. The Ramon Llull Institut is responsible for generating and sending this after having verified the documentation accrediting the applicant’s identity.

The accreditation (user and password) is valid for five years from the date of issue, unless there is some change in the documents provided, of which the IRL must be informed.

Please take into account that you should request your accreditation at least 48 hours before the application deadline.

APPLICATION DATES

First Call: From February 18th to May 13th, 2021

Second Call: From June 21st to October 27th, 2021

SUBSTANTIATING THE GRANT

The applicant must substantiate at least 60% of the requested (and eligible) amount in order to receive the awarded grant, or the grant will be revoked.

If the supporting documentation substantiates only 60-80% of the amount requested or budgeted, the awarded grant will be adjusted proportionally.

If the amount substantiated by the applicant is more than 80% of the amount initially requested, there will be no reduction in the amount awarded.

VIRTUAL OFFICE

Documents can be consulted online at the IRL virtual office.

Additional documentation, when necessary, and supporting documents can be uploaded to the IRL website through the virtual office.

In the case of self-employed individuals, this documentation can be also delivered in person in paper format.

For more information, please refer to this guide.

Application forms

ONLINE PROCEDURE

 Form

 

    CONTACT

    Maria Jesús Alonso (mjalonso@llull.cat).

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