Comments on Funding:
Funding is a grant of up to $25,000 for each translation, plus an annual supplement for targeted costs.
Application Assistance funding is available for persons who 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.
Applicants must be:
provide information about their organization’s:
a) project and its potential impact;
b) budget; and
c) Annual Supplement request, including a justification (if applicable).
Applicants must submit:
- a copy of the original book, script or video script (if submitting by mail, it must be postmarked on or before the deadline date);
- the translator’s biography (if not already submitted with previous requests);
- for literary works:
a) a signed copy of a contract with the publisher, author, literary agent or translation rights holder; and
b) a signed copy of the contract with the translator.
- for dramatic works:
a) a signed copy of the letter of agreement between the applicant and the playwright, indicating the playwright’s approval of the translator; and
b) a signed copy of the letter of agreement between the applicant and the translator.
Other Things to Note:
Application limits are up to eight (8) translations per year.