Sunday, April 2, 2023

Twenty David C. Baue NFDA Professional Women’s Conference Scholarships Now Available

The Funeral Service Foundation and the Baue family are leading the way in making continuing education more accessible for funeral service professionals with the establishment of David C. Baue NFDA Professional Women’s Conference Scholarships.

The Funeral Service Foundation Is Now Accepting Academic Scholarship Applications

Up to 32 scholarships ranging from $2,500-$5,000 USD are available to current students of funeral service and military veterans who meet the eligibility criteria.

Funeral Professionals Peer Support for the Holidays

Long nights, family obligations, and the strain of a busy workplace are often the hallmarks of the holiday season—but a connection with your fellow funeral professionals can help alleviate some of the pressure.

CANA Offers Virtual Connection with Colleagues and Glenda Stansbury

Funeral Professionals Peer Support (FPPS) and the Cremation Association of North America (CANA) welcomes Glenda Stansbury as facilitator of the October peer support meeting.

Forecasting Your Firm’s Future Volume and Staffing Needs

As many funeral businesses learned during the pandemic, volume can be so great that it overwhelms staff, which can increase cremation and diminish the average sale.

Funeral Service Foundation Opens Applications for Academic, Professional Women’s Conference and Career Development Scholarships

The Funeral Service Foundation is now accepting online applications for academic scholarships, Professional Women’s Conference scholarships, and Career Development scholarships.

How Creating an LGBTQ+ Friendly Funeral Home Helps Staff, Families, and Business

Creating an open, supportive, and safe work environment for all employees is important in any professional field, and research shows that failing to do so for LGBTQIA+ professionals can have negative repercussions for businesses.

When Serving Families, Don’t Just Speak … Set Expectations

As Senior Legal Counsel for Carriage Services, a large portion of my work focuses on helping Carriage funeral homes and cemeteries navigate family dynamics to ensure that families get the best possible service at the lowest possible risk to the business.

Peer Support Meeting for Funeral Professionals, By Funeral Professionals

Share personal experiences and connect with people who understand what you encounter every day.

A Fresh Take on Funeral Service: Interview with Funeral Leader Nicole Krause

As a Funeral Director and a Celebrant, Nicole Krause has a clear vision of how today’s families have different needs. Krause spoke with Leader Editor Kara Apel at MKJ Marketing’s 2021 Marketing Summit in Naples, FL, about how the profession is changing.