The FILI logo (or the Nordic Council of Ministers logo) must appear in the book, and should be included where possible in other materials. (Use the hashtag #FILIgrants on social media.) Books must not be printed before grant decisions are made, because the book must include an acknowledgement of the grant.

Please note: the translator’s name must be mentioned in the book and media communications.

Payment of grant

We will pay grants following publication of the book, when the publisher submits evidence of publication to FILI. We also require a signed agreement as stipulated in the Finnish Act on Discretionary Government Transfers (not required for Nordic grants) and confirmation that the translator has been paid in full for his/her work.

The purpose of FILI’s translation grants is to cover part of the cost of translation. The publisher must pay the translator’s fee in full as agreed in the translator’s contract, regardless of whether or not FILI awards a translation grant. The grant will be reduced if the translator receives a smaller fee than the amount stated in the application.

Payments will be made from the account of the Finnish Literature Society (Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura).


Send the completed printed book (one copy) to the Finnish Literature Society’s library.

Address for courier deliveries (recommended for packages sent from outside the EU):
SKS / Library
Milla Mäkelä
Hallituskatu 1
FI-00170 Helsinki, Finland

Postal address:
SKS / Library
Milla Mäkelä
P.O. Box 259
FI-00171 Helsinki, Finland


Printed books to be sent to FILI’s office:
SKS / FILI, PL 259, 00171 Helsinki


FILI is entitled to receive information and reports necessary for monitoring the use of Finnish government funding from the grant recipient.


What if a different translator does the work?
If a grant has been awarded and the translator changes, contact FILI.

What if the publication is delayed or cancelled?
If the project is cancelled, the grant will be cancelled. In any such situation, you must notify FILI without delay.

In the event of any problems, contact FILI ().

Examples of acknowledgement

ENGLISH: This work has been published with the financial assistance of FILI – Finnish Literature Exchange. OR [Publisher’s name] gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance of FILI – Finnish Literature Exchange.

SWEDISH: Boken har översatts med stöd av FILI – Center för litteraturexport.

FINNISH: FILI – Kirjallisuuden vientikeskus on tukenut tämän kirjan kääntämistä.