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Announcing Industry-Wide Recruitment Resources

We have announced new customizable recruitment resources developed to help every industry segment’s local and national recruiting efforts. When used with the AFE Career Center, these templates provide floral industry members with everything they need to promote open...

Our Educational Grants Strengthen the Future of Floriculture

$70,000 Awarded in 2021-22 to 17 Programs   Alexandria, Virginia, October 20th, 2021 – 17 programs will receive funding through our 2021-22 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: 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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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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Announcing Our 60th Anniversary Fundraising Event

  60 Days to Reach $60,000 - Support another 60 years of floral industry programs, research, and resources!   For the second year in a row, our annual fundraising event will be held virtually in order to assure the safety and health of the floral community....

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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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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.