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2022 AFE Internship Placements & Awards

Taking that next career step is something to be proud of - let’s celebrate some of our industry’s next generation and their AFE internship awards! This year, eight outstanding students will pursue a freshly awarded internship opportunity through AFE’s Vic &...

AFE Surpasses 2022 Campaign Goal – Funding the Future of Floriculture

The Endowment celebrates and thanks the many industry supporters, sponsors, and friends who contributed to this year’s annual fundraiser, Funding the Future of Floriculture. Over $146,000 was raised in support of the floral industry through the Endowment. From May...

Twenty Students Awarded AFE Scholarships

We have awarded 20 students with scholarships totaling $54,400. In this 2022 scholarship cycle, which introduced a brand-new online application platform, 65 applications were received from 40 colleges and universities. We would like to give a special thank you to the...

Education and Resources for Sustainability in the Floral Industry

The American Floral Endowment Launches New Collaborative Initiative The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has announced a new special Sustainability Project to provide education and resources to the floral industry. Partnering with like-minded organizations, the...

Funding the Future of Floriculture

2022 Fundraising Campaign Held Virtually Between Monday, May 16th - Thursday, June 30th In an effort to continue to increase annual support for important research, education, and other floriculture programs, AFE once again conducted a virtual fundraising campaign. Our...

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AFE’s 2021 Arizona Travel Grant Recipient

Bringing Arizona Florists Continued Education With industry events back in full swing, the American Floral Endowment (AFE)’s programs like the Arizona Retail Florist Education Travel Grant are key to bringing industry members continued education and valued...

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AFE’s Newest Research Coordinator, Laura Barth

Among the five focus pillars of AFE is the important branch of research. This area guides the industry’s current practices to new heights in sustainability, improved methods, and revolutionary discoveries. To help facilitate this mission, AFE has expanded our team to...

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2022 AFE Internship Placements & Awards

Taking that next career step is something to be proud of - let’s celebrate some of our industry’s next generation and their AFE internship awards! This year, eight outstanding students will pursue a freshly awarded internship opportunity through AFE’s Vic &...

read more

Twenty Students Awarded AFE Scholarships

We have awarded 20 students with scholarships totaling $54,400. In this 2022 scholarship cycle, which introduced a brand-new online application platform, 65 applications were received from 40 colleges and universities. We would like to give a special thank you to the...

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Partner with AFE to Share Industry Resources

DWF Delivers Care & Handling Posters to Retail Florists The American Floral Endowment (AFE) aims support the industry through resources that help floriculture businesses grow like the best practices based on funded research, the AFE Career Center, scholarships,...

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A Thank You to AFE’s 2022 Scholarship Review Team

The American Floral Endowment’s Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship programs are the cornerstone of uplifting the next generation of industry leaders. This past year, we launched a new platform for scholarship applications, making our over 30 undergraduate and...

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2022 AFE Internship Placements & Awards

Taking that next career step is something to be proud of - let’s celebrate some of our industry’s next generation and their AFE internship awards! This year, eight outstanding students will pursue a freshly awarded internship opportunity through AFE’s Vic &...

read more

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The American Floral Endowment (AFE) is an independent nonprofit organization that funds research and scholarships in floriculture and environmental horticulture for the benefit of growers, wholesalers, retailers, allied industry organizations and the general public.

AFE is a charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.