Improving the quality of life in Arizona to benefit future generations.

We pursue our mission through grantmaking and programs in four areas:

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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


Arts and Culture

Flinn partners with SAACA to exhibit art highlighting early disease diagnosis

The Flinn Foundation’s longtime support of Arizona artists and the biosciences is currently represented with an art installation on display in its Phoenix building’s lobby and conference center.  The exhibition, Uncommon Knowledge, is a partnership between the Tucson-based Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance and Roche Tissue Diagnostics that highlights the value of regular disease […]

Civic Leadership

Arizona Center for Civic Leadership announces its 2024 Flinn-Brown Fellows

The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership at the Flinn Foundation’s leadership program—dedicated to state-level policy and politics and forging professional connections—has selected 28 Arizonans as 2024 Flinn-Brown Fellows. The 16th cohort of the nonpartisan Flinn-Brown Fellowship includes leaders from the private and public sector, elected officials, founders of nonprofit organizations and companies, physicians, lawyers, educators […]

Flinn Scholars

2024 Flinn Scholars to receive full rides to Arizona public universities

The 2024 Flinn Scholarship has been awarded to 20 Arizona high-school seniors who will attend in-state universities with merit awards providing each of them a full ride. Members of the Flinn Scholars Class of 2024 will receive a comprehensive scholarship package valued over four years at more than $130,000, including the cost of tuition, fees, […]


Arizona bioscience growth continues, sets record highs

Arizona’s bioscience sector has continued its sustained advancement over the past two years and established record highs for several performance metrics, at growth rates often outpacing the nation, according to the latest data analysis commissioned by the Flinn Foundation. Arizona reached record highs in National Institutes of Health funding, bioscience jobs and wages, university research […]