We are an operational and grant-giving organization working in various aspects of books and publishing. Until now, Next Page has been working with a growing network of partners and co-funders which includes the Open Society Institute-Budapest, EU Culture 2000 Program, the MATRA program of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the European Cultural Foundation, Goethe Institute and many others.
To achieve its aims, the Foundation:
provides grants to quality publishers for translation and publication of titles in humanities which are shaping current debates on issues of vital social importance;
contributes to overcoming intellectual isolation of certain regions and minority groups such as Roma;
enhances linkages between East European publishers by supporting translations, networking and information exchange;
helps building up alliances based on shared languages across borders (in Southeastern Europe, Central Asia);
develops special programs focused on regions in Southeastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia;
provides information and consultancy services to publishers and organizations, and mediates professional contacts;
supports sharing of best practices in book sectors across borders;
helps the development and monitors the Soros Network Translation Project for support of academic translations;
manages more than 200 publishing grants provided by Open Society Institute — Budapest to publishers in Eastern and Central Europe.