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AFE Surpasses 2022 Campaign Goal – Funding the Future of Floriculture

The Endowment celebrates and thanks the many industry supporters, sponsors, and friends who contributed to this year’s annual fundraiser, Funding the Future of Floriculture. Over $146,000 was raised in support of the floral industry through the Endowment.

Twenty Students Awarded AFE Scholarships

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has awarded 20 students with scholarships totaling $54,400. In this 2022 scholarship cycle, which introduced a brand-new online application platform, 65 applications were received from 40 colleges and universities. The Endowment would like to give a special thank you to the 47 industry members who reviewed and scored the applications.

AFE Education & Resources for Sustainability in the Floral Industry

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has announced a new special Sustainability Project to provide education and resources to the floral industry. Partnering with like-minded organizations, the Endowment’s new project aims to create usable assets, identify new research needed, and close the gap in making sustainability an accessible initiative for all segments of the industry.

Funding the Future of Floriculture & AFE Reception – Join AFE at SAF Convention

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) announces their upcoming Funding the Future of Floriculture Event and Reception in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday, September 6th, from 4:00 – 6:00 pm in conjunction with the SAF 2022 Annual Convention.  

Announcing the 2022 Paul Ecke, Jr. & Altman Family Scholarship Recipients

The graduate work of this year’s Paul Ecke, Jr. and Altman Family Scholarship recipients is already reshaping the floriculture and horticulture industry with improvements for growers and environmental benefits. Congratulations to the 2022 Recipients!