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20 June 2018

Funding Information

Go-See Fund

The deadline for applications for Round 1 funding 2018/19 is Friday 11 May 2018

The Go-See Grants Fund is administered by Publishing Scotland with the financial support of Creative Scotland. The purpose of the fund is to enable Scottish-based publishers to attend national and international book trade fairs for the first time.


  1. Priority will be given to first-time publisher presence at fairs, with appropriate matching of type of books published to the nature of the fair (ie children's publishers at Bologna, etc); though other applications may be considered if there are sufficient funds
  2. Quality of publishing programme
  3. Financial need
  4. Type of publishing - priority will be to publishers of fiction, children's books, poetry, and selected non-fiction
  5. You must be a publisher or agent based in Scotland
  6. Self-publishers are not eligible

There are 2 rounds of this fund per financial year.

The maximum amount that can be applied for is £1,000. Applicants may not receive the full amount they request. 

For enquiries, contact our Member Services Manager Lucy Feather.

Where have successful applicants been? Read about the success of the fund.



For more information, the full terms and conditions, and to apply see the Go-See Fund application form for round 1 of 2018-19 (Word document).