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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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Young Professionals Experience at Cultivate’21

Cultivate, organized by AmericanHort, is one of the largest international horticulture industry events that attracts thousands of industry professionals and visitors from all 50 states and over 30 countries. This year, Cultivate'21 ran from Saturday, July 10 to...

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AFE’s Impact on the Industry – #AFEandMe

Industry Members Share What AFE Means to Them   In celebration of our 60th anniversary, we are inviting the floral community to share their #AFEandMe stories with us. From long-time supporters to industry experts and students, many industry members have...

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Newly Released: Research Webinars for Thrips and Botrytis

Thrips & Botrytis Webinar Series Recordings Now Available   We have released webinar recordings from a 6-week webinar series highlighting new research findings from our specially-funded Thrips and Botrytis Research Fund. Initially presented exclusively to our...

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Remembering Sarah B. Armellini

Sarah B. Armellini, 97, of Palm City, Florida, formerly of Vineland, New Jersey, passed away on July 4, 2021, with her loving family by her side. Born in Vineland, New Jersey, on August 4, 1923. She was the daughter of William and Rachel (Scarpa) Dauito. She was...

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Floral Marketing Research Fund Announces Rebranding

  Growing Our Industry Together FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alexandria, Virginia, July 12, 2021 –  The Floral Marketing Research Fund (FMRF), the industry’s organization for floral marketing research and resources, has announced its rebrand to the Floral Marketing Fund...

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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. 

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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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.