AFE Announces Garcia Family Scholarship Fund

January 24, 2020 American Floral Endowment

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) is pleased to announce a new scholarship fund created thanks to generous contributions from The Garcia Family. The Garcia Family Scholarship comes just in time for the 2020 scholarship application season.

AFE Strengthens Bonds with Floral Funding Government Agencies

USDA-ARS coordinates funding for the Floral and Nursery Research Initiative (FNRI), a federally funded program dedicated to floriculture, nursery and landscape research. Recently, AFE took the lead on the FNRI initiative providing recommendations and identifying priorities. To further strengthen the importance of this funding, we headed down to Miami to show USDA-ARS National Program Leader, Tim Reinhardt what we’re all about!

American Floral Endowment Offers Paid Internship Opportunities

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) is accepting applications for two floriculture/horticulture internship programs!
The application deadline is March 1st

AFE Partners with Smithers-Oasis/FLORALIFE on Matching Gift AFE Challenge

November 8, 2019 American Floral Endowment

Friends of the floral industry, are you ready for another year of the AFE Challenge? Smithers-Oasis/ FLORALIFE® is partnering with the American Floral Endowment (AFE) for the third year in a row to support AFE’s vital work that gives so much to the cut flower industry.

New AFE Poster Gives Tips for Flower Care

October 18, 2019 American Floral Endowment

American Floral Endowment has released a new poster encouraging best practices in flower care. The 16.5″ x 20.5″, laminated poster promotes results from AFE-funded research that stresses the three C’s – Cooling, Cleanliness, and Care – all essential factors to keeping flowers at their best!