Grants

17.5.2021 Travel Grants

Application deadlines: 15 January, 15 May & 15 September. 

Due to COVID: Travel grants are temporarily also for online events. Only organisers of events abroad can apply for grants for the participation of Icelandic authors in online events. This arrangement will be regularly reviewed to keep up with developments. 

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15.9.2021 Translation Grants from Icelandic

Application deadlines: 15 February &15 September.  

The fund is open to foreign publishers wishing to publish a work translated from Icelandic. For translations into Nordic languages see here.

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15.9.2021 Nordic Translation Grants

Application deadlines: 15 February & 15 September.

Translations from Icelandic into other Nordic languages only.

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15.9.2021 Sample Translation Grants

Application deadlines: 15 February & 15 September.

Publishers, agents, translators and authors may apply for sample translations grants of Icelandic literature into foreign languages.

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15.9.2021 Reader's Report Grants

Application deadlines: 15 February & 15 September.

Publishers and agents from outside Iceland can apply for a reader's report grant to get professional opinion on Icelandic books they are considering publishing.

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1.10.2021 Residential Grants for Translators

Application deadline: 1 October annually.

Grants for translators of Icelandic literature, who translate directly from Icelandic.

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