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Amber Brown Grant

Grant to a USA School to Receive Book Donations and
a Free Visit by a Children's Book Author or Illustrator

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)

Deadline Date:

04/15/18

Description:

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Grant and donations to a USA school to receive an all-expense-paid visit by a well-respected children’s author or illustrator. The chosen school will also receive a $250 stipend to create a memorable day and $250 worth of books by the visiting author/illustrator. The winning school will be published in the SCBWI Bulletin and on the SCBWI website, blog, and social networks.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 154392

Estimated Size of Grant:

The winning school will receive:

- An all-expense-paid visit by a well-respected children’s author or illustrator;
- A $250 stipend to create a memorable day; and
- $250 worth of books by the visiting author/illustrator.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any school can apply. You do not need to be a member to nominate a school.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: Applications must be filled out entirely and can only be submitted from November 1 – April 15.

The winning school will be determined by an SCBWI committee.

SCBWI reserves the right not to confer this award in any given year.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Mail applications to:

SCBWI Amber Brown Grant
4727 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 301
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Staff Contact:

Kim Turrisi
kimturrisi@scbwi.org
323-782-1010

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming