Book Translation Program 2024

The summary for the Book Translation Program 2024 grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the US Mission to Georgia, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Book Translation Program 2024: A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Public Diplomacy Section (PDS) of the U.S. Embassy Tbilisi is pleased to announce the 2024 Book Translation Program. Through funding translation of key works into Georgian PDS aims to increase the accessibility and affordability of the latest research, analysis, and popular contemporary literature by American authors to the Georgian students, researchers and the general public. B. FEDERAL AWARD INFORMATION Length of performance period: Maximum project period is 2 years. Number of awards anticipated: 15 awards (dependent on amounts requested in approved proposals). Award amounts: U.S. Embassy Tbilisi grant will cover up to 70% of the total project budged. Total available funding: $100,000 Funding Request Ceiling: $10,000 Type of Funding: Economic Support Funds under the Foreign Assistance Act. Funding Instrument Type: Grant, Fixed Amount Award. 1. Cost Sharing or Matching The program requires minimum 30% cost-share. Cost-share might come from the applicant organization or other sources. In case of co-funding from other organization, an approval letter from the relevant organization is required (indicating amount and category of expenses). Allowable costs: Allowable costs are those directly related to the project activities: copyright, translation, editing, proofreading, design, printing, and promotional public events. 2. Other Requirements Under the project requesting both print and e-books are allowable. In case of print books, minimum print-run required is 1,000 (smaller print-run considered per terms of the individual project, especially for textbooks by education institutions). In case of e-book projects, specific terms needs to be cooperated with the copyright holder party. Textbooks and academic literature should be the latest editions. The grant recipient is responsible for requesting permission from the copyright holder. Applicant should start negotiation with the copyright holder before submission of proposal and present copy of communication or draft of the contract with other requested documents. After selection as a finalist, the applicant is required to present a copy of the copyright agreement signed by both parties. Each applicant can submit up to five (5) proposals per call. Organization can submit projects on both deadlines, but same proposals cannot be re-submitted on the second call of the same year. Eligible works should be previously unpublished in Georgian. Publications should be translated from the original language. In joint projects letters of support from project partners describing the roles and responsibilities of each partner are required. Post-publication book promoting activities are highly encouraged, e.g. book launching event and presentation, book readings and discussions, social media campaigns, contests, etc. Cooperating on the activities with American Spaces in regions is highly recommended. D. APPLICATION AND SUBMISSION INFORMATION Please follow all instructions below carefully. Proposals that do not meet the requirements of this announcement or fail to comply with the stated requirements will be ineligible. Content of Application Please ensure: The proposal clearly addresses the goals and objectives of this funding opportunity All documents are in English · All budgets are in U.S. dollars · All pages are numbered · All documents are formatted to 8 ½ x 11 paper, and · All Microsoft Word documents are single-spaced, 12 point Times New Roman font, with a minimum of 1-inch margins. The following documents are required: 1. Mandatory application forms · SF-424 (Application for Federal Assistance --organizations) · SF424A (Budget Information for Non-Construction programs) · SF424B (Assurances for Non-Construction programs) · Completed application form · Unique entity identifier from · The translator's CV/Resume (indicating experience in the translation field, list of translations) · A copy of the communication or contract with the copyright holder. · Co-funding letter (if applicable) · Partnership letter (if applicable) Instructions (both in English and Georgian) for mandatory forms are available to download from the website with other documents. 1. Submission Dates and Times 03/15/2024; 18:00 and 05/15/2024; 18:00
Federal Grant Title: Book Translation Program 2024
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Georgia (DOS-GEO)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PDS-DOS-GEO-FY24-003
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.900
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 15th, 2024
Original Application Deadline: May 15th, 2024
Posted Date: January 12th, 2024
Creation Date: January 12th, 2024
Archive Date: June 14th, 2024
Total Program Funding: $100,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 15
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: January 12th, 2024
Category Explanation
PDS is soliciting proposals to award grants to the publishing houses and public and private educational institutions to translate books by American authors under the following themes: • Public Policy/Civic education: general public policy, also public policy on issues related to the environment, cybersecurity and cyber education, agriculture, health, and education management. • Media: media ethics, media management, mass communication, strategic communication, cybersecurity and cyber education and related topics. • Economics: entrepreneurship, business administration, management, economics, tourism, and related topics. • Rule of Law: international law, intellectual property rights, jury trials, and related topics • Basic Education: educational management and administration, curriculum planning and development, educational technology, special education and education related topics. • Social Sciences and Humanities and related topics. • Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) education and related topics. • Literature: classic literature, contemporary literature, children’s books.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
The following organizations are eligible to apply: • Georgian Publishing houses; • Georgian Public and private educational institutions.
Grant Announcement Contact
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