Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE)
The American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE) serves
as the national academic accreditation agency for college
and university programs in Funeral Service and Mortuary Science
Education. ABFSE is the sole accrediting agency recognized
by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher
Education Accreditation in this field.
American Society of Embalmers
The ASE is seven years old and was co-founded by melissa Johnson-Williams and Robert G. Mayer. The association carries approximately 500 members from 45 states and 15 foreign countries. Membership is comprised of professionals, students and supplers with the funeral industry.
Association of Executives of Funeral Service Boards
The purpose of the AEFSB is to allow the people who operate
and manage regulatory agencies the opportunity to discuss
and share best practices with one another. Also, the AEFSB
will provide an opportunity to have a forum of ideas, processes
and concepts that will foster an environment for the sharing
of information for the purpose of enhancing consumer protection
in the funeral service industry.
Funeral Directors Association (CFDA)
The purpose of the California Funeral Directors Association
is to advocate and provide continuous professional development,
and enhance the economic viability of member funeral service
practitioners in order to provide services as desired by
Epsilon Nu Delta Mortuary Fraternity is an invitation-only organization comprised of licensed embalmers. Although designated as a "fraternity," members include both men and women.
The World Organization of Funeral Operatives. The main objectives of the Federation are as follows: To promote international understanding and goodwill among the world’s funeral service professionals; to offer a platform for the exchange of professional views and information and to achieve uniformed standards, rules and regulations.
Ethics Association (FEA)
The purpose of the Funeral Ethics Association is to provide
the public and the profession with a balanced forum for
resolving misunderstandings and to elevate the importance
of ethical practices in all matters related to funeral
and Memorialization Information Council (FAMIC)
FAMIC's mission is: 1.) to foster cooperative relationships
among the associations serving the funeral and memorialization
industry; and 2.) to establish a forum for the interchange
of ideas and information.
Funeral Directors Association (IFDA)
The Illinois Funeral Directors Association was founded
in 1881 by funeral directors seeking a common voice, a
way to share information, ideas and methods and to protect
themselves and consumers through legislation.
Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (ICCFA)
The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association
(ICCFA) is the only international trade association representing
the entire allied cemetery, funeral and memorialization
Order of the Golden Rule (OGR)
OGR, The Voice of the Independent Funeral Home, is a professional
association bringing support, resources and services to
locally owned Golden Rule funeral homes.
Funeral Directors Association (MFDA)
Missouri Funeral Directors Association (MOFDA)
The Missouri Funeral Directors and Embalmers Association provides a monthly Review Class to help persons prepare for the Missouri Funeral Service Laws Exam (MO LRR. Click on the links above for more information on the class and the Association.
Funeral Directors Association (NFDA)
The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) provides
advocacy, education, information, products, programs and
services to help members enhance the quality of service
Funeral Directors & Morticians Association (NFD&MA)
NFD&MA is a membership association of professional
funeral directors and morticians and embalmers, whose members
and members-at-large are also members of state associations
of funeral directors, morticians and embalmers dedicated
to promoting the common professional and business interests
of its members.
Association of Colleges of Mortuary Science (NACMS)
Nepal Funeral Services
Nepal Funeral Services is the first Government registered funeral arrangement & repatriation service provider in Nepal. Nepal Funeral Service's core service is to undertake all the procedures throughout repatriation of deceased getting back to their family. Nepal Funeral Service is associated and worked with various consulates, embassies, funeral homes, airlines and cargo companies for Nepal and abroad to provide the best possible funeral & repatriation services. Nepal Funeral Services follows disaster & crises management programs of some US and British Emergency Services for preparedness of calamities like air-crash, earthquake, storms, travelling, trekking, mountaineering, adventure outing related accidents, and natural death.
Jersey State Funeral Directors Association (NJSFDA)
Founded in 1902, the NJSFDA is a not-for-profit trade organization
that is committed to ensuring that communities receive
professional and ethical funeral care. The NJSFDA helps
professionals and the public with funeral related issues
every day, from directing families to funeral payment resources
to mediating funeral home-client disputes.
Funeral Service Association (OFSA)
The Ontario Funeral Service Association (OFSA) maintains
a high standard of efficient service among its members
in the interests of public welfare. OFSA strives to increase
public awareness of the funeral profession.
Independent Funeral Homes
Selected Independent Funeral Homes was founded in 1917
as National Selected Morticians. It has grown as a professional
association to approximately 1,500 independently owned
funeral homes worldwide.
Founded in 2002, The National Independent Jewish Funeral Directors are providers of Jewish funeral service. We have formed this group to create a network of independent family owned Jewish funeral providers to support one another.