Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators


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Amber Brown – The Amber Brown Grant commemorates author and beloved school speaker, Paula Danziger.  One school is awarded each year with an author or illustrator visit and new books to continue Paula’s love of connecting children with creative influences.

WOOP and RAM Grants – The SCBWI sets aside special grants for the hard-working volunteers that run each regional chapter. Regional Advisors, Assistant Regional Advisors and Illustrator Coordinators of any region (US or International) are eligible for these grants. 

SCBWI Service Award – The Service Award funds an all-expense scholarships to the SCBWI International Summer and Winter Conferences for the general membership. (Previously known as Tribute Fund.)

Member of the Year – Each year, SCBWI presents the Member of the Year award to a member who has given outstanding service to the organization.