AFE 2018 Annual Report: A Year of Partnerships & Growth

This year alone, over $600,000 in research, scholarships and internships, and in educational grants was distributed to promote and build the floral industry. This funding will go on to impact thousands. 

While we are sharing these successes with you, there’s still more work to be done. That’s where YOU can help.

The challenges our industry faces continue to grow and the need for increased funding to provide practical solutions to these challenges has never been greater.  

Partner with us TODAY and help increase funding to these programs that provide for industry growth! Your tax-deductible contribution will support: 

  • Bringing Top Talent to our Industry: Through three separate internship programs and more than 25 annual scholarships, AFE is promoting careers in floriculture and providing hands-on experiences to provide for an increased and knowledgeable workforce!  
  • Critical Industry Research: The impact of floriculture research saves millions every year! Whether your challenges include pests or packaging, technologies or production, AFE is addressing the needs of the industry through applied research. Did you know that many of the industry’s best practices today were established as a result of AFE-funded research?

Please take a few minutes to browse the annual report and see for yourself the impact your contribution can make.  

Then, make a donation of $100, $250, $1,000 – every dollar makes a difference.  

About AFE

The American Floral Endowment is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the floriculture and horticulture industry through funding research, educational grants and scholarships. To learn more about AFE or make a tax-deductible contribution, visit