The aim of the Cultural Foundation is that publishers, spurred on by the grants, will be able to translate into Finnish and publish 100 contemporary masterpieces of world literature especially from countries outside the English-speaking world. The works to be translated may be prose, lyric poetry, or essays, aimed at the wider adult reading public interested in culture. The aim is to produce high-quality Finnish translations of high-quality original works.
Grant Application Schedule
Applications close at 4 pm Finnish time on the last day of the application period. The application period reopens annually.
Who May Apply
Registered organisations are eligible to apply for the Translating World Literature into Finnish – A grant for Publishers.
The sum of the expenditure grant to be applied can range between EUR 5,000 and EUR 15,000. The use of the grant begins on the date of the decision to grant and extends to a maximum of two years. The grant may be used to cover expenses arising from the translation and publication of the work.
How to apply