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How Your Support of AFE Can Make a Difference in the Floral Industry

Past Successes, Present Priorities, and Future Goals   For over 60 years, AFE has been the leading source of funding for floral industry advances through scientific research, scholarships, internship programs, and educational grant funding for continued education...

The Tuesday Valentine is Back in 2023! How Do I Love Thee?

Are you ready to count the ways toward a successful Valentine holiday in 2023? It’s time for a break! Will everything finally work in harmony in 2023 after the past few years of weekend holidays, supply chain disruptions, short labor, and tight inventory? With the...

Exploring Sustainability in the Floral Industry

Sustainability. This has been the hot new word not only in the floriculture industry but also in everyday life. “Sustainable Living,” “Sustainable Products,” and “Sustainably Sourced” are common terms that are used in marketing and promotional materials. Yet, what...

Appreciation, Recognition, and Funding the Future of Floriculture

The Endowment hosted its annual event during the SAF Annual Convention in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday, September 6, 2022. The afternoon was full of excitement as industry members and supporters joined together after a long three-year gap in AFE’s annual in-person...

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AFE’s Giving Tuesday 2022

#GivingTuesday Supports Beautiful Flowers in 2023! Pay it Forward for Floral!  #GIVINGTUESDAY is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses, and communities around the world. Millions of people come together to...

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Extended Deadlines for 2022: Application Reminder

The application deadlines for our Mosmiller Internship and Retail Florist Continued Education Grant have been extended to Thursday, Dec. 15th, 2022! Our Mosmiller Internships offer paid, on-the-job experience to students at floral retail, wholesale, or supplier...

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The Tuesday Valentine is Back in 2023! How Do I Love Thee?

Are you ready to count the ways toward a successful Valentine holiday in 2023? It’s time for a break! Will everything finally work in harmony in 2023 after the past few years of weekend holidays, supply chain disruptions, short labor, and tight inventory? With the...

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Exploring Sustainability in the Floral Industry

Sustainability. This has been the hot new word not only in the floriculture industry but also in everyday life. “Sustainable Living,” “Sustainable Products,” and “Sustainably Sourced” are common terms that are used in marketing and promotional materials. Yet, what...

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Career Opportunities: Calling all Job Seekers!

AFE Career Center’s Resume Bank Provides Connections Between Candidates and Companies After the pandemic, the rules for finding a new job changed. Gone are the days of physically handing or mailing in your resume and waiting for a call about the position. Now, nearly...

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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.