Ukraine: U.S. Embassy Book Translation Program

The U. S. Embassy in Kyiv announces the 2020 Book Translation Program.

Subject to availability of funds, the Embassy will award small grants as described below to Ukrainian publishers seeking to translate American books from English into Ukrainian.

The program seeks to further Ukraine’s
efforts in the spheres of economic, social, and educational reform through book translations and publications.

This funding will support the translation of texts written by American authors and originally published by American publishers pertaining to the themes listed below.

Translated books are distributed to universities and schools, libraries, government organizations and ministries, NGOs, the media, and other selected organizations.

The main criteria for selecting books are their relevance, timeliness, and quality.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed throughout the year on a rolling basis.

Full information on this competition in both English and Ukrainian, as well as an application form, are available at

Agency: Department of State

Office: U.S. Mission to Ukraine

Estimated Funding: $50,000

Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
U.S. Embassy Kyiv grants website

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Ukrainian non-profit and non-governmental publishers are eligible to apply.

Organizations Not Eligible to Apply: Commercial publishers are not eligible, unless they have a non-profit division that qualifies as a separate non-profit organization under U. S. or Ukrainian law.

Applicants for this program must demonstrate that they can secure full copyright and any other necessary permissions for the translation and publication of the proposed work at the time of proposal submission.

Third-country publishers are not eligible.

Full Opportunity Web Address:


Agency Email Description:
Olha Krekoten, Cultural Assistant, US Embassy Kyiv

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