AFE Pre-Proposal Grant Application Deadline
The Board of Trustees of the American Floral Endowment announced the deadline for scientific research “pre-Proposals” for the 2005 fiscal year funding cycle. The Pre-Proposals are due no later than August 1, 2004.
A new evaluation process has been implemented this year, and the review time frame has been significantly shortened. A summary of the changed can be viewed at www.endowment.org/research.htm, under the scientific research brief section.
While the Endowment has listed four major research priorities, any well conceived and prepared Pre-Proposal that addresses a national need for the floricultural industry will be considered. The duration of a research project can be 1, 2 or 3 years, and any reasonable, but justified, budget can be submitted.
The Pre-Proposal forms can be downloaded from the Endowment’s Web site at www.endowment.org.
The Endowment is solely dedicated to addressing the research and educational development needs of the entire floral industry, benefiting growers, wholesalers, retailers, allied trade companied and the general public. As an industry-wide, industry-based organization garnering its support through contributions from individuals and companies representing all segments, more than $11 million has been invested in such endeavors.