IEB grants Institut Estudis Baleàrics

Literature, Thought, Comics and Illustration

Call 2021

PERIOD FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS IS CLOSED

Call for grants to support the external projection of the edition and the promotion of literature, thought, comics and illustration of the Balearic Islands for 2021, in the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic

Budget: €240,000

1. Subsidy lines

a) SUPPORT TO MOBILITY

Support for the mobility of authors, heads of publishers, researchers and cultural agents linked to the field of literature, thought, comics and illustration to attend fairs, festivals, presentations and professional conferences outside the island of residence (see further conditions in point 1.2.a) in the official text).

Beneficiaries

Authors, those responsible for publishing houses, researchers and cultural agents of the Balearic Islands.

Eligible expenses

— For travel, only tourist class tickets are accepted.

— Accommodation expenses with the maximum stipulated, as long as they can be justified with invoices.

— Accreditations or registrations in fairs or professional events.

— Mileage for road trips that are not made by public transport, with a maximum price of €0.240141 per kilometre.

— Expenses derived from COVID-19 tests to travel.

Maximum amounts for mobility

The eligible expenses must be justified with invoices. Only the justified amount will be paid (without VAT) until the maximum indicated.

 

b) SUPPORT TO PUBLISHING

Support for the edition of editorial projects linked to the external projection of the book, regardless of its medium, whether physical and/or digital, and its format, which are specified in:

— edition of translations of works by natural or resident authors in the Balearic Islands with distribution outside the Balearic Islands,

— edition of originals by natural authors or residents of the Balearic Islands,

— edition of translations into Catalan of universal works that are published by publishers of the Balearic Islands, publishers that certify that 50% of the employment contracts or contracted services have been made in the last year in the Balearic Islands or publishing projects in which the subsidised activity takes place in the territory of the Balearic Islands,

— digitisation of works by authors from the Balearic Islands that are part of the literary heritage of our community.

These publishing projects must be accompanied by a project to promote the book abroad (national or international distribution, promotion in a digital environment, promotion on social networks, participation in remote and/or face-to-face meetings, presentation outside the island of residence, distribution in trade shows, etc.).

Beneficiaries

Legal or natural persons that are registered in the tax census and/or business activity tax (IAE) in sections related to the publishing sector are beneficiaries, or whose corporate purpose is the development of professional activities related to the publishing sector.

Eligible expenses

— Copyright

— Translation

— Correction

— Design and layout

— Printing (can include sub-concepts such as binding and transportation)

 

c) SUPPORT TO PROMOTION

Aid can be requested for:

— The production of graphic and audiovisual material associated with the promotion of Balearic authors, including the preparation of promotional dossiers consisting of translations of extracts from one or more works, the author's biography and other related material (press articles, reviews, etc.). The purpose of these dossiers must be the international promotion of transformation rights (translation and/or adaptation).

— The organisation of presentations of a work or an author from the Balearic Islands, as well as conferences, round tables, seminars and poetic recitals, outside the island of residence or in digital format.

— The participation of professionals from the Balearic Islands in fairs and festivals within the field of literature, thought, comics and illustration, in face-to-face or digital format.

Beneficiaries

Legal or natural persons that are registered in the tax census and/or business activity tax (IAE) in sections related to the publishing sector are beneficiaries, or whose corporate purpose is the development of professional activities related to the publishing sector.

Eligible expenses

— The production of graphic and audiovisual material. Translations of extracts from a work to be part of a promotional dossier cannot exceed 15% of the work.

— Personal fees and the hiring of professional services.

— The movement of people and cargo. Tourist class tickets and car rental are accepted.

— Accommodation, as long as it can be justified with invoices, with a maximum of €60 per person per night.

— Mileage for road trips that are not made by public transport, with a maximum price of €0.240141 euros per kilometre.

— Expenses derived from COVID-19 tests to travel.

In the case of the attendance of companies from the Balearic Islands to fairs or events dedicated to direct sales to the public, only the following are eligible:

— 25% of the cost of renting the space.

— 50% of the displacement of people linked to the applicant company, with a maximum of two people.

— 50% of the accommodation of the people linked to the applicant company, with a maximum of two people, as long as it can be justified with invoices, with a maximum of €60 per person and night.

— Expenses derived from COVID-19 tests to travel.

For both lines b) and c), the payroll of workers can be subsidised, if they are registered in the general Social Security scheme and if the cost of Social Security is paid by the company, up to a maximum amount equivalent to 20% of the eligible expenses.

2. Number of applications that each beneficiary can submit in this call and maximum amounts

— Line a): three applications (see the table of maximum amounts above).

— Line b): six applications, maximum amount per project €6,000 and, a total of €15,000, for all the projects.

— Line c): three applications, maximum amount per project €2,000 and, a total of €5,000, for all the projects.

3. Submission of applications

Deadline: until 30 September 2021.

Non-Spanish beneficiaries must submit applications by administrative mail or courier. Address: Ca n'Oleo. C. de l'Almudaina, 4. 07001 Palma (Spain).

4. Term of execution of the actions and payment of expenses

Subsidised activity must be carried out between 1 December 2020 and 15 November 2021, at the latest. Invoices have to be issued and paid in this same period.

5. Application documents

 — Application (Annex 2): it must be correctly filled out and signed.

— All administrative and technical documents required (see point 8 of the call).

— A responsible declaration (Annex 3): it must be correctly filled out and signed.

6. Justification

— Deadline: the period to justify the compensable expenses object of the aid ends within ten business days, counting from the day following the end of the execution period or from the day following the publication of the award resolution, if the subsidised activity has already been carried out.

— Submission of justification: by administrative mail or courier. Address: Ca n'Oleo. C. de l'Almudaina, 4. 07001 Palma (Spain).

— Documentation (this is a summary - see point 19 of the call):

  • Annex 6 completed and signed
  • Supporting financial report (following the model). This supporting financial report must also be sent to justificacio@iebalearics.org in digital format as a spreadsheet.
  • Copies of invoices and proofs of payment.

For lines b) and c), five copies of the book and/or subsidized graphic materials with the IEB logo of the Conselleria de Fons Europeus, Universitat i Cultura (Council of European Funds, University and Culture). Regarding promotional dossiers, a copy in electronic format (PDF) must be provided to the IEB so that they can be used for promotional purposes.

 

THIS TEXT IS AN INFORMATIVE SUMMARY. SEE THE OFFICIAL CALL IN THE LIST OF DOCUMENTS IN THE RIGHT COLUMN

For more information: www.iebalearics.org and subvencions@iebalearics.org

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