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. 

Tribute Fund – The SCBWI Tribute Fund commemorates members of the children’s book community, their lives, and their work by funding all-expense scholarships to the SCBWI International Summer and Winter Conferences for the general membership. 

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.