Book Publishing Production Grant: Author-Funded Book Production Stream

By mmuise
Description:

The Author-Funded Book Production Grant supports self-publishers, or publishers working with Saskatchewan authors who have made a financial contribution to the cost of production, to produce and market a book.


Comments on Funding:

1. Projects will be funded up to a maximum of 50% of the approved project budget.
2. No application may receive more than $15,000 per fiscal year (with the exception of projects involving significant illustration or photography, which may apply for a maximum of $25,000 per fiscal year).
3. No applicant may receive more than $80,000 per fiscal between both Book Publishing Production Grants.

Deadline: Applications are closed. Stay tuned for future intake announcements.
Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • be Saskatchewan corporations;
  • be Saskatchewan residents;
  • be publishing books written by authors;
  • be distributing the book(s) through at least one bookselling channel;
  • be established Saskatchewan authors making a financial contribution to cover any portion of the cost of production;
  • be active practitioners in one of the creative industries identified under The Creative Saskatchewan Act (2013) (see general guidelines);
  • be working with Saskatchewan authors that meet these criteria:
    a) Have published a minimum of 1 traditionally published book or 2 self-published books (excluding anthologies), OR
    b) For fiction, have published a minimum of 4 texts of creative fiction (e.g. short stories or excerpts from novels) published on 2 separate occasions in established magazines, periodicals or anthologies published by an established book publisher;
    c) For poetry, have a minimum of 10 poems published in established magazines, periodicals or anthologies that are published by established book publishers;
    d) For non-fiction, have a minimum of 40 pages of articles published in established magazines, periodicals or anthologies that are published by established book publishers.
  • When a book is co-authored, both authors must be Saskatchewan residents, and at least one author must meet the above established author criteria;
  • When the author makes a financial contribution to the project to cover any portion of the cost of production, they must be a signatory on the funding agreement should a grant be awarded.
Application Steps:

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Documentation Needed:

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Other Things to Note:

Opening Date: May 10, 2023
Deadline: August 9, 2023

About the author
mmuise