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Funeral Service Foundation Now Accepting Applications for NFDA Virtual Convention & Expo Scholarships, Academic Scholarships and Career Development Awards

Brookfield, Wis.  – The Funeral Service Foundation is now accepting applications and submissions for NFDA Virtual International Convention & Expo scholarships, academic scholarships and Career Development Awards. NFDA Virtual NFDA International Convention & Expo Scholarships The Funeral Service Foundation is awarding up to 100 full registration scholarships to qualified applicants to attend the virtual convention. […]

Maricopa County Funeral Assistance Program

FAMILIES CAN RECEIVE UP TO $1,200 TO HELP WITH BURIAL OR CREMATION SERVICES. Maricopa County Funeral Assistance provides help for grieving Maricopa County families who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and have recently lost a loved one. Through the program, families can qualify for up to $1,200 to be applied to burial or […]

Let’s Reconnect at the 2020 NFDA Virtual International Convention & Expo

Brookfield, Wis. – A global pandemic. Social distancing. Masks. During a year when many people have felt more disconnected than ever, the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) is saying “Let’s reconnect!” during the 2020 Virtual International Convention & Expo. During the association’s first-ever all-virtual convention, attendees will come together October 20-22 for three days of […]

How Cemeteries Can Move from Record-Keeping to Operational Innovation

Sponsored Article from AFCCA Supplier Member OpusXenta Just as the traditions and rituals of death care have evolved over time, so have our ways of keeping cemetery records: from handwritten notes and maps, to Excel spreadsheets, through to comprehensive cemetery management software. These newest options have brought with them new opportunities, and notably – the […]

Comfort Dogs Making a Difference!

Funeral Innovations recently interviewed AFCCA Member, Trish Hansen Kerr from Hansen Mortuary, about how comfort dogs are making a difference at their firm. Each week Funeral Innovations releases a new video as part of our interview series called Trends, Tips, and Technology where we chat with industry leaders on insights for excellence in service. 

Technology Resources for PreNeed Sales

Resources Provided by Dave Petermeier, Coldspring ( Here are some resources that may be helpful to you when creating online meetings and ramping up your virtual pre-need sales. Continue Meeting your family needs with technology Meeting with families and assisting them to memorialize a loved one is an important aspect of their journey.  In these […]