IEB grants Institut Estudis Baleàrics

Literature, Thought, Comics and Illustration. Call for Grants 2020

Emergency grants to support activities for promoting literature, thought, comics and illustration from the Balearic Islands until April 20, 2020, and the activities developed during the year 2019 (from October 4)

This call is, on the one hand, to support the Talent IB program, which aims to facilitate the mobility of authors and publishers between the islands and between them and the Catalan-speaking territories, during the period between December 1, 2019 and April 20, 2020, and on the other, contribute to the external projection of professional literature, thought, comics and illustration in the Balearic Islands during the period between 4 October and 20 April 2020, in order to foster the exchange and cultural relationship between Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera and between the Balearic Islands and abroad (including mobility), and to alleviate the direct effects of the COVID-19 pandemic measures.

Budget: 100.000 €

Subsidy lines

a) MOBILITY SUPPORT TALENT IB PROGRAM

Support for the mobility of authors, publishers, researchers and cultural agents linked to the field of literature, thought, comics and illustration to attend trade fairs, festivals, presentations and conferences outside the island of residence between the islands and between these and the Catalan-speaking territories.

Beneficiaries

— The publishing companies and distributors from the Balearic Islands.

— The creators and researchers from the Balearic Islands.

Eligible expenses

Travel, accommodation, accreditation and maintenance.


b) SUPPORT TO MOBILITY

Support to the mobility of authors, publishers and distributors, researchers and cultural agents linked to the field of literature, thought, comics and illustration to attend fairs, festivals, presentations and professional conferences outside of the Balearic Islands and Catalan-speaking territories.

Beneficiaries

— The publishing companies and distributors from the Balearic Islands.

— The creators and researchers from the Balearic Islands.

Eligible expenses

Travel, accommodation, accreditation and maintenance.

 

Maximum amounts for the Talent IB Program and the rest of the mobilities

Except for maintenance, the eligible items must be justified by invoices. Only the amount justified will be paid until reaching the maximum indicated.


c) SUPPORT FOR PUBLISHING

Support for publishing projects linked to the external projection of the book, irrespective of their support, whether physical or digital, and of their format, which are 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 accompanied by an external projection of the book (presentation outside the Balearic Islands, attendance at professional fairs, national or international distribution, etc.).

— Publishing of translations into Catalan of universal works that are published by publishers from the Balearic Islands and are accompanied by an external promotion project of the book.

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

Beneficiaries

— The publishing companies from the Balearic Islands and those who, with a tax residence outside our community, work with authors from the Balearic Islands, as long as their social purpose is the production and publication of books, regardless of their support.

— Individuals who are registered for economic activity in headings related to the publishing edition.

Eligible expenses

— Production

— Design and layout

— Translation

— Advancement of copyright


d) SUPPORT TO EXTERIOR PROMOTION

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

Grants may be requested for:

— The organization of presentations of a work or author from the Balearic Islands outside their island of residence, as well as conferences, round tables, seminars, etc.

— Attendance at trade fairs, festivals and professional conferences.

— The production of graphic material associated with foreign promotion.

— Any other type of promotional activity that involves a trip out of the island of residence.

Beneficiaries

— The publishing companies from the Balearic Islands and those who, with tax residence outside our community, work with authors from the Balearic Islands.

— The creators from the Balearic Islands or cultural agents who work with authors from the islands, regardless of their tax residence.

Eligible expenses

— Travel expenses of people and cargo. Only economy class tickets are accepted.

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

— The fees of people and the hiring of professional services.

— The editing and translation of graphic material.

— Mileage on road journeys 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 the direct sale to the public, only the following will be eligible:

— 25 % of the cost of renting the space.

— 50 % of the travel of the people linked to the applicant company.

 

IMPORTANT: The expenses foreseen as eligible that have already been made and linked to activities that have been canceled or postponed due to the preventive measures decreed by the public administrations to combat the pandemic COVID-19, will also be eligible for the four lines.

 

Number of applications and maximum amounts

— Each beneficiary may submit a maximum of six applications. This limitation will not apply to mobility applications or translations of works by authors from the Balearic Islands. Under the Talent IB program, each beneficiary may submit a maximum of eight applications.

— The maximum amount for projects of publication (line c)) and of external promotion (line d)) is 6,000 €.

— The maximum amount that can be awarded to each applicant in this call for all applications is 15,000 €.

Deadline for submission of applications

From April 17 to June 15, 2020.

Documentation to be submitted to apply for the grant
1) Application form (Annex 2), completed and signed, together with all the required administrative and technical documentation: copy of the applicant's national document or passport, company documentation (statutes, foundation deed, tax number), report project description, detailed budget, project financing plan.

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

Justification of the grant
1) It is necessary to present Annex 5 filled out and signed with the list of invoices and copies of the invoices that justify the grant. Invoices must be accompanied by proof of payment.

2) The justification must include a 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 through grant (http://www.iebalearics.org/ca/p/identitat /).

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

How to submit applications 

Applications for this call for grants by foreign applicants must be submitted by certified post to the IEB's Registry office; our address is as follows:

Institut d'Estudis Baleàrics

Ca n'Oleo

Carrer de l'Almudaina, 4

07001 Palma

Spain

IMPORTANT: Annexes must be submitted using either the Catalan or the Spanish version of the forms. The English version is for informational purposes only.


THIS TEXT IS A SUMMARY FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THE OFFICIAL DOCUMENTATION IS PUBLISHED IN THE OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE BALEARIC ISLANDS (BOIB) N. 057 OF APRIL 16, 2020

More information: www.iebalearics.org and subvencions@iebalearics.org

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