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When a reputable academic press initiates a request, the Institute may make a subvention to support the publication of manuscripts, if funds are available. Similarly, the Institute will consider a subvention to support a scholarly or artistic sound or video recording upon request by the producer. Please contact the Institute office (Pat Base at 631-5730 or for guidelines and information when a publisher or producer requests a subvention. You must have a contract from the publisher before ISLA will negotiate with them.  Maximum award for a subvention is $5,000.00.

Indexing and Copyediting Support

ISLA will provide up to $1,200 to cover indexing or copyediting costs for faculty book projects. The book must be under contract and an application must be submitted through the ISLA online submission portal. 

 These funds must be used to hire a professional editor/indexer.

  • Please supply information about the indexing or editing services you are using in your proposal.
  • Limit: one indexing and/or copyediting grant per book and academic year.
  • Recipients of publication support must acknowledge ISLA in the final product.

No publication or indexing/copyediting grant applications are accepted between June 1 and July 31.