Memorial Tribute Established in Memory of Nicholas I. Paul

February 6, 2023 American Floral Endowment

A memorial tribute honoring Nicholas Ignatius Paul has been established by Georgianna and Dennis Paul through the American Floral Endowment (AFE).

Memorial Tribute Established in Memory of Del Demaree

Del Demaree Jr. passed away on January 2nd, 2023, at the age of 85. Del was a longtime industry member with over 60 years of experience, a business expert, and a devoted family man. He was the Chairman of Syndicate Sales, Inc.

12 Days of Giving Back to the Floriculture Community

December 19, 2022 American Floral Endowment

Tis’ the Season of Giving! The American Floral Endowment (AFE) is kicking off 12 Days of Giving Back Through AFE today across their communications and social media platforms. The campaign highlights industry successes and growth made possible through donors’ support of the Endowment’s floriculture programs and ways to give to provide for future advancements. 

Supporting Education for All Levels of the Industry, One Grant at a Time

October 25, 2022 American Floral Endowment

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) is pleased to announce that 19 organizations will receive Educational Grants in 2022-23 from the Endowment, totaling $76,590 given in support of important industry programs. 

AFE Creates New Young Professional Advisor Position

September 22, 2022 American Floral Endowment

As a part of the American Floral Endowment’s continued focus on the next generation of floral industry members, a special advisory position has been established for AFE’s Board of Trustees. The AFE Young Professionals Council Advisor to the Board is a special position that will engage and interact with the AFE Board of Trustees and Staff to represent the industry’s young professionals and share their perspectives.