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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...

Call for Applications: Arizona Retail Florist Education Travel Grant 2021

Arizona Retail Florist Education Travel Grant Application Deadline: October 1st, 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...

Call for Applications: Paid Internship Opportunities Available

We are accepting applications for two floriculture/horticulture paid internship programs - the Vic & Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship Program and the Mosmiller Intern Scholarship Program. Applications are due October 1st!   Our internships are the best way...

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.

2021 Paul Thomas Floriculture Production Intern of the Year, Sherman Hartman

Essential Experience, Passion & Dedication A large part of our industry’s future relies on the minds and green thumbs of young professionals studying, researching, and working in the field. The American Floral Endowment recognizes one such prodigy by awarding the...

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New Research Projects Funded for 2021-2022

For 60 years, the American Floral Endowment (AFE) has been the ‘go-to’ source for funding research and communicating the results, along with the researchers, to the floral industry. AFE’s research projects have provided generations of advances and will continue to do...

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Looking Ahead – AFE Trustees Meet to Plan Future Growth

In February, each of the Endowment’s committees met virtually to wrap up 2020 and plan ahead for 2021, which includes AFE’s 60th Anniversary year-long celebration. The committees include Investment, Public Relations & Development, Education, Floral Marketing...

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Joshua Craver Joins Vic & Margaret Ball Committee

Joshua Craver, Ph.D. has been appointed as the newest member of AFE’s Vic & Margaret Ball Committee for the Vic & Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship Program. He is an assistant professor of Controlled Environment Horticulture at Colorado State University. Craver...

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NEW VIDEO: 60 Years of Floral Industry Support!

AFE is excited to be celebrating 60 years of floral industry support in 2021! We take pride in our past and are committed to the floral future by providing industry-focused support. Through these years, we've grown this industry together. Take a look at our 60th...

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Ready-to-Use Flower Promotion Graphics

Below are some social media images that you can download to use on your personal or business social media sites. To save each image, please right-click/hold image to save on your desktop or phone. These are sized to fit social. Flower Positivity Graphics     ...

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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 

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.

read more

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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.