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National Floriculture Forum

2024 Gloeckner Foundation Grant Proposal Announcement

Below is the 2024 Gloeckner Foundation Grant Proposal Application and Guidelines.  The Fred C. Gloeckner Foundation, Inc. Web Site is in the process of being updated so the Application Form provided below is provided for 2023 which is still valid however, we attach a currently dated version for your convenience. 

Also, this year, we will extend the due date from April 1st to April 30th to allow adequate time to respond to this notice which usually comes in February.  Please feel free to reach out to me personally, our Secretary, Mr. Simone or any Gloeckner Foundation Board members if you should have any questions regarding applying for a Gloeckner Grant.  Also attached is a list of grants funded in 2023 for your information. Questions? Contact Allen Hammer at hammer@purdue.edu or Mr. Simone at Jsimone@ednieflowerbulb.com.

Ready to Apply? Deadline: April 30th, 2024


The NFF continues an annual tradition dating back to the early 1990s. It is an educational meeting for industry leaders, university faculty, graduate students, and government scientists from academic institutions, governmental agencies, and the greenhouse industry.

The meeting brings together diverse floricultural communities with the objectives to:

AFE is pleased to host the National Floriculture Forum historical and meeting information on our website and is a proud supporter of NFF.

Looking For Funding?

AFE is committed to supporting research that advances the industry and combats current challenges. This research benefits every segment of the industry. We welcome new research proposal applications by August 1st of each year.