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Providing no-cost meeting space to Arizona nonprofits.

The Flinn Foundation Educational Conference Center features two meeting rooms available to nonprofit member organizations closely aligned with the Foundation’s specific areas of interest in the biosciences, health care, education, civic leadership, and the arts. More about the Conference Center


Civic Leadership

Recognizing Flinn-Brown Fellows running for office in 2024

For more than a decade, the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership at the Flinn Foundation has offered the Flinn-Brown Fellowship: the premier statewide civic-leadership program for experienced Arizona leaders to expand their knowledge, put their connections to use, and make a difference in their communities by expanding their public service with destinations that include state and local elected office. 


Six Arizona startups driving biosciences forward in 2024

Arizona-based bioscience companies developing blood tests to diagnose cancer and other diseases more quickly and accurately, AI tools to automate lab work, and an alternative way to treat itchiness in dogs have been selected for the 2024 Flinn Foundation Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program.   Four of the six early-stage companies representing the 11th cohort of the […]

Civic Leadership

Flinn to host Arizona Civics Bee competition for middle-school students 

The Flinn Foundation will host the Arizona State Competition of the National Civics Bee May 3 as Arizona middle schoolers strive to represent their state at the national competition in Washington, D.C.   The Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Arizona Chamber Foundation is partnering with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the […]


New data to be released at April 22 Flinn bioscience event

Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap—the state’s long-term strategic plan to develop a thriving bioscience hub—has entered its third decade. Find out how we are faring by attending the Flinn Foundation’s annual event on the progress of Arizona’s bioscience sector. The virtual event will take place from 12:00-1:30 p.m. on Monday, April 22. Mitch Horowitz and Ryan Helwig, principals of TEConomy Partners, […]