Book Translation Program

The summary for the Book Translation Program 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: 1. Cost Sharing or Matching The program requires 50% 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). 2. Other Requirements Minimum print-run required is 1,000 (smaller print-run considered per terms of the individual project). 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 Eligible works should be previously unpublished in Georgian.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 required, 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.
Federal Grant Title: Book Translation Program
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: DOS-GEO-23-005-02032023
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.900
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: March 29th, 2023
Original Application Deadline: March 29th, 2023
Posted Date: February 9th, 2023
Creation Date: February 9th, 2023
Archive Date: April 28th, 2023
Total Program Funding: $100,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 15
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: February 9th, 2023
Category Explanation
A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Public Diplomacy Section (PDS) of the U.S. Embassy Tbilisi is pleased to announce the 2023 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. Program Objectives: 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, 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. · Literature: classic literature, contemporary literature, children’s books. 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 only 50% of the total project budged. Total available funding: $100,000 Type of Funding: Economic Support Funds under the Foreign Assistance Act. Funding Instrument Type: Grant, Fixed Amount Award This notice is subject to availability of funding.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
The following organizations are eligible to apply: • Publishing houses; • Public and private educational institutions.
Grant Announcement Contact
Anna Kharibegashvili
Phone 995595581287
Grants Manager E-mail
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