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Flinn Foundation incorporates sustainability into its philanthropic work to benefit Arizona

By Brian PowellFlinn Foundation For more than 50 years, the Flinn Foundation has been dedicated to improving the quality of life in Arizona for the benefit of future generations. The Phoenix-based philanthropic grantmaking organization has done so through its support of the Arizona bioscience sector, the Flinn Scholars Program, arts and culture, and the development […]


Application opens for Flinn Foundation program offering $30K to bioscience startups

The Flinn Foundation’s Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program has opened its 2020 application for Arizona early-stage bioscience firms seeking funding, professional support, and networking opportunities to grow their business. The program provides $30,000 in non-dilutive funding support for up to six firms each year, administered through a nonprofit partner, and a professionally developed, yearlong plan specific to […]

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Flinn Scholar Anthony Rusk brings interest in science and policy to Arizona Board of Regents

By Brian PowellFlinn Foundation Anthony Rusk is in elite company. Of all the undergraduate students attending Arizona’s three public universities, only two serve as student regents. And the Class of 2017 Flinn Scholar from Bullhead City, who is majoring in neuroscience and philosophy, politics, economics and law (PPEL) at the University of Arizona, is one […]

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In her own words: Flinn Scholar Sarah Bosch on the magic of the Flinn Scholarship

Sarah Bosch is a Class of 2013 Flinn Scholar from Flagstaff High School. She attended the University of Arizona, graduating with degrees in neuroscience and cognitive science. Her journey to Malaysia and through the wilderness of Arizona has inspired her to apply for graduate school.  As the sun melted away, my friend and I rounded a corner […]