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21 October 2018

Funding Information

Go-See Fund

Deadline for Round 2 of 2018/19 is 19 October 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.

Round 2 of 2018/19 closes on 19 October 2018

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

Applications should be submitted using the Round 2 2018/19 Application Form (Word doc).

For enquiries, contact our Member Services Manager Lucy Feather.

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