General Directorate of Book and Libraries, Portugal

The General Directorate for Book and Libraries (DGLB) is a public body under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture in Portugal. Its aim is to define and oversee the coordination and implementation of an integrated non-school and library book policy at national level, and the dissemination of Portuguese literary works and writers at an international level.

The General Directorate of Books and Libraries offers translation grants for Portuguese and foreign publishers up to 100%, support for authors’ and translators’ travel, and the organisation of literary events abroad.  The deadline is the 31st March each year.