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Civic Leadership

Center for the Future of Arizona and Flinn Foundation release new civic health data

PHOENIX—Center for the Future of Arizona (CFA), a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization committed to bringing Arizonans together to create a stronger and brighter future for the state, releases new data highlighting Arizona’s need for improved civic engagement in partnership with the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership at the Flinn Foundation.

Flinn Scholars

A Flinn Scholar reflects on a conversation with actress Laura Linney

Having the opportunity to meet Laura Linney was an incredibly insightful one. To be entirely honest, I was not sure what to expect walking into the meeting room considering this was my first Arizona State University Centennial Lecture.

Flinn Foundation Executive Vice President, Bradley W. Halvorsen.


Flinn’s Brad Halvorsen named 2023 Arizona Bioscience Leader of the Year

When Brad Halvorsen first set foot in the Flinn Foundation offices, Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap did not exist. The iconic Flinn building along Central Avenue near downtown Phoenix was a decade away from construction. The Flinn Scholarship was in its infancy.  Since that moment more than three decades ago, Halvorsen has played a significant role in […]

Arts and Culture

Dr. Jeff Weiss: A love of art and medicine

By Julie AndersonFlinn Foundation During his time as a pediatrician, amid countless medical conferences and meetings, Dr. Jeff Weiss began creating detailed artistic designs to pass the time in-between lectures. Soon enough, Weiss was giving away his doodles to interested friends and colleagues. “Whenever I would sit down and try to draw, I never was […]