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Our Educational Grants Strengthen the Future of Floriculture

$70,000 Awarded in 2020-21 to 17 Programs   Alexandria, Virginia, October 20th, 2021 – 17 programs will receive funding through our 2021-21 Educational Grants. The organizations, universities, and industry groups receiving grant funding offer a diverse array of...

Twenty-One Students Awarded AFE Scholarships

ALEXANDRIA, VA – October 13th, 2021 – The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has awarded 21 students with scholarships totaling $54,500. In this 2021 scholarship cycle, 57 applications were received and reviewed. AFE is aware the floral industry faces significant...

Call for Applications: Paid Business Internships

Paid Internship Opportunities for Tomorrow's Business Leaders Applications Accepted Year-Round Completing internships prior to graduation is more important than ever and in today's climate finding the right opportunity is no easy task. In order to gain a competitive...

Call for Applications: Arizona Retail Florist Education Travel Grant 2021

Arizona Retail Florist Education Travel Grant Deadline Extended to December 17th, 2021 The Arizona Retail Florist Education Travel Grant was established in 2017 to assist florists from Arizona in traveling to national industry events for educational programs and to...

60th Anniversary

Throughout the year, we will be celebrating the past, present, and future of the Endowment. Highlighting our successes over the decades and those that helped us get there.

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Twenty-One Students Awarded AFE Scholarships

ALEXANDRIA, VA – October 13th, 2021 – The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has awarded 21 students with scholarships totaling $54,500. In this 2021 scholarship cycle, 57 applications were received and reviewed. AFE is aware the floral industry faces significant...

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Memorial Tribute Established in Memory of Bob Williams

Volunteer Leader, Industry Champion, and Business Expert   The American Floral Endowment (AFE) announces a new memorial tribute in memory of Robert “Bob” Williams II. Smithers-Oasis CEO Robin Kilbride, along with Red & Katie Kennicott of Kennicott Brothers...

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New Officers and Chairmen Appointed to AFE Board

During our recent virtual Board of Trustee meeting on September 20, 2021, new Officers, Executive Committee members, and committee chairs were appointed. We are happy to recognize these individuals for their commitment to the floral industry and look forward to...

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Call for Applications: Paid Business Internships

Paid Internship Opportunities for Tomorrow's Business Leaders Applications Accepted Year-Round Completing internships prior to graduation is more important than ever and in today's climate finding the right opportunity is no easy task. In order to gain a competitive...

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New Mailing Address Announcement

We have changed our mailing address in an effort to receive mail more quickly and efficiently during these ever-shifting times. Please note AFE’s new mailing address below and forward all printed materials, checks, or other communications to this address:

 American Floral Endowment 
625 First Street, PMB 803      
Alexandria, VA  22314

Your support is very important to us! If you have mailed us a donation and have not received an acknowledgement letter or the shipment was returned to you, please reach out to us at (703) 838-5211 or afe@endowment.org. 

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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.