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Seven Arizona bio startups earn $30K through Flinn entrepreneurship program

Five Phoenix, two Tucson firms to receive personalized learning plan, other benefits Artificial intelligence to assist Alzheimer’s disease caregivers, rapid virus screeners, a headband to monitor for concussions, and new technologies for surgeries and drug discovery are some of the innovations of the participants in the 2021 Flinn Foundation Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program. Seven Arizona-based firms will each receive $30,000 in funding support […]

Civic Leadership

Flinn-Brown Fellow Alberto Olivas leads ASU’s Pastor Center for Politics & Public Service

Alberto Olivas Executive Director Congressman Ed Pastor Center for Politics & Public Service Arizona State University Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions LinkedIn | Twitter | Facebook 1. Can you please describe your work and how public policy impacts how you manage your organization? Thanks to a gift from retired Congressman Ed Pastor, in late 2015 ASU […]

Civic Leadership

A partnership to strengthen civic life

The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership at the Flinn Foundation and the Center for the Future of Arizona (CFA) drive work across the state to strengthen civic education, build civic leaders, and increase our capacity to solve problems and create a bright future for our state. With these shared values and commitment, the two organizations […]

Flinn Scholars

Flinn Scholars Program announces 35 Finalists for 2021 scholarship

Nearly 1,000 Arizona high-school seniors applied last fall for the Class of 2021 Flinn Scholarship. And now, only 35 students remain in the running to earn one of the nation’s most prestigious merit-based scholarships. The Class of 2021 Flinn Scholarship Finalists will interview in March with a four-person Selection Committee comprised of distinguished Arizona leaders […]