IEB grants Institut Estudis Baleàrics

Literature, Thought, Comics and Illustration

2020 Call for grants FINAL RESULTS PUBLISHED


Call for grants to support the edition and promotion of the Balearic Islands literature, thought, comics and illustration for the year 2020

1. Budget

The credit assigned to this call is € 240 000.

2. Object and purpose

The purpose of this call is to contribute to the projection of professional literature, thought, comics and illustration of the Balearic Islands during the period between December 1, 2019 and November 30, 2020, in order to promote the exchange and cultural relationship between Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera and between the Balearic Islands and abroad, and to alleviate the direct effects of the COVID-19 pandemic measures.

ATTENTION: NEW ELIGIBLE PERIOD. The eligible period will be extended beyond November 30, 2020. One month will be calculated from the day following the publication of the final resolution.

3. Grant lines


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

— Translations of works by natural authors or residents of the Balearic Islands with distribution outside the territory of the Balearic Islands.

— Editing originals by natural authors or residents of the Balearic Islands.

— Publishing of translations into Catalan of universal works that are published by publishers from the Balearic Islands, publishers that prove that 50% of the contracted services have been made in the last year in the Balearic Islands or editorial projects in which the subsidized activity takes place in the territory of the Balearic Islands.

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

These editorial projects must be accompanied by a project for the external promotion of the book (national or international distribution, promotion in the digital environment, promotion in social media, participation in telematic or face-to-face meetings, presentation outside the island of residence, distribution on professional fairs, etc.).

Eligible expenses: translation, proofreading, the advancement of copyright, printing, design and layout.


Support for activities to promote literature, comics, thought and illustration in the Balearic Islands.

Grants may be requested for:

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

— The participation of professionals from the Balearic Islands in fairs, festivals and professional conferences.

— The production of graphic and audiovisual material associated with the promotion of Balearic authors.

Eligible expenses:

— The mobility of people and luggage. Only economy class tickets are accepted.

— Accommodation, as long as it can be justified with invoices, with a maximum of € 100 per person per night.

— Professional fees and the hiring of professional services.

— The production of graphic and audiovisual material.

— The mileage on trips that are not made by public transport, with a maximum price of 0.240141 euros per kilometer.

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 will be eligible:

— 25 % of the cost of renting the space.

— 50 % of the mobility of the people related to the requesting company, with a maximum of two people.

4. Beneficiaries

Legal or natural persons who are registered for an economic activity under headings related to the editorial edition.

5. Deadline for submission of applications

From August 3 to October 15, 2020, both included.

6. Number of applications and maximum amounts

— Line a): each beneficiary may submit a maximum of ten applications, the maximum amount per project is € 8,000 and in total a maximum of € 25,000 may be received in this call.

— Line b): each beneficiary may submit a maximum of six applications, the maximum amount per project is € 2,000 and in total a maximum of € 6,000 may be received in this call.

7. Submission of applications

Term closed.

8. Documentation to be submitted to apply for the grant

— Grant application (Annex 2), completed and signed, with all the required administrative and technical documentation (check the whole official call).

— Responsible declaration (Annex 3), completed and signed.

9. Justification of the grant

Term to justify: until February 5.

How to submit the justification: for non-Spanish applicants, certified post to the IEB's Registry office. Our address is:

Institut d'Estudis Baleàrics

Ca n'Oleo

Carrer de l'Almudaina, 4

07001 Palma — Balearic Islands


Documents to justify (summary):

  • Annex 5 filled out and signed with the list of invoices and copies of the invoices that justify the grant (annexes must be submitted using either the Catalan or the Spanish version of the forms. The English version is for informational purposes only). Invoices must be accompanied by proof of payment.
  • Economic report.
  • Report of justifying action and copies of the promotional material prepared for the activity. In the case of publishing projects, five copies of the book must be submitted.
  • Promotional materials and books must include the IEB logo and the Ministry of the Presidency, Culture and Equality logo to prove support with the grant ( In the case of book publishing, the logo must be accompanied by the phrase "This book has been published with support from".

— Payslips will not be accepted to justify the expenses under any circumstances.



More information: and

Call for grants October 2019 - April 2020 FINAL RESULTS PUBLISHED


Official text of the call for Literature Thought, Comic and Illustration 2020

BOIB no. 57 (16/4/2020) (In Spanish)

English translation of the official call 

Amendment BOIB no. 193 (10/11/2020) (In Spanish)

Summary of the Call


Summary on the justification

Resolution proposal                                      Resolution

Resolution proposal (10/11/2020)                    Final results (in Spanish) (08/12/2020)

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