National Funeral Associations
National Funeral Home Directors Association (NFDA)
NFDA is dedicated to serving the public as well as its members, offering education and consumer resources on topics such as planning funerals; loss, grief, and bereavement; consumer tips; and links to support and charitable organizations. NFDA’s Advocacy division is the leader for professionals in the funeral industry.
Cremation Association of North America (CANA):
CANA’s primary focus is on cremation and the development and promotion of standards that reflect dignity and respect in the care of the deceased, in compassion for the living who survive them, and in the memorialization of life.
International Cemetery, Cremation, and Funeral Association (ICCFA):
The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association is the fastest growing national association in the industry, with more than 7,500 member companies .
Pet Loss Professionals Alliance (PLPA) :
“The Pet Loss Professionals Alliance is committed to being an educational resource to its members, fostering positive consumer relationships by promoting high ethical standards, and encouraging members to promote the dignified and respectful care of the pet bodiesCreate mutually beneficial relationships with state, regional, international and allied associations
The National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association (NFDMA):
The NFDMA is a membership association of professional funeral directors and morticians. Goals include advocacy; fostering research; conducting seminars and workshops; investigating funeral practices; developing and maintaining standards of business conduct; and maintaining high standards of service for the benefit of the public.
The Jewish Funeral Directors Association (JFDA):
“The Jewish Funeral Directors of America, Inc. (JFDA) is an international association of 100 Jewish funeral homes and 170 Jewish funeral directors representing 23 states in the U.S., the District of Columbia and 2 Canadian provinces. Organized in 1932, JFDA is the oldest and largest organization of its kind.