James and Helen Phillip Scholarship Fund Awards $33,000 We have awarded $33,000 in block grants to five colleges and universities through the James and Helen Phillip Floral Design Scholarship Fund for the 2021-22 academic year. Established to honor James and Helen...
Four floral design programs have received a total of $30,000 through the American Floral Endowment’s James and Helen Phillip Program. This program honors the late James and Helen Phillip. The two were retail florists in the Chicago area. It provides scholarship...
If there’s one thing we love to see, it’s our educational grants in action, educating and inspiring students. In 2022, AFE gave researchers at Mississippi State University an educational grant of …Read More »
Floral Industry Champion and Pioneer A memorial tribute has been established through the American Floral Endowment (AFE), honoring Delmar “Del” Earl Demaree Jr., AAF. Del Demaree Jr. passed away on …Read More »
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) announces a new memorial tribute in memory of Edward Seagroatt, established by longtime friends Red & Katie Kennicott of Kennicott Brothers Co. Edward A. Seagroatt, …Read More »
Ethylene damages and kills plants and flowers. Ethylene is a naturally occurring wound hormone that causes leaf yellowing, leaf drop, bud drop, and reduced flower life. Ethylene gas is given …Read More »
Did you know there’s a multitude of ways you can get involved with AFE? Volunteering not only supports vital floral industry programs – but also inspires networking, community collaboration, and leadership …Read More »
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