Deadline for Round 1 of 2019/20 is
Friday 10 May
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.
CRITERIA FOR AWARDS
- 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
- Quality of publishing programme
- Financial need
- Type of publishing - priority will be to publishers of fiction,
children's books, poetry, and selected non-fiction
- You must be a publisher or agent based in Scotland
- 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.
Applicants will be contacted as soon as possible after all the
applications have been reviewed and decisions made.
Please apply using the Application Form for Round 1 of 2019/20 (Word
For enquiries, contact our Member Services Manager Lucy Feather.
Where have successful applicants been? Read about the success of
Grant to scout for foreign-language books in Bologna
If you are interested in visiting Bologna to scout for
foreign-language books, there is an ACE grant for next year. Apply by 19 November 2018.