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

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Amber Brown Grant

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


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #154392

Grant 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.

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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.

Additional Funding Information:

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.

Contact Information:

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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