News and Updates

Flinn Foundation funds Arizona research teams to drive discoveries into clinical settings

January 03, 2024

Ten research teams from three Arizona institutions have been awarded $100,000 each from the Flinn Foundation Seed Grants to Promote Translational Research Program to help turn their findings into viable treatments and diagnostics.

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

November 15, 2023

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…

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Flinn Foundation Executive Vice President, Bradley W. Halvorsen.

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

September 21, 2023

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. …

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Flinn translational research seed grants advancing Arizona’s bioscience goals

August 10, 2023

By Mary O’Reilly, Ph.D.Flinn Foundation The Flinn Foundation Seed Grants to Promote Translational Research Program has aimed since its inception a decade ago to bridge the gap between Arizona’s academic researchers and clinicians and enable them to work together to…

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Seeding innovation: 12 Flinn Foundation grantees to tackle clinical needs 

May 30, 2023

Imagine a bioactive dressing to help diabetic wounds heal faster, or a wearable device to catch septic shock before severe symptoms emerge, or a new therapeutic that prevents addiction in patients managing chronic pain with opioids.  These are three of…

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Arizona Center for Civic Leadership announces 2023 class of Flinn-Brown Fellows

May 22, 2023

Flinn Foundation program selects 28 Fellows for their interest to engage actively in civic life The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership at the Flinn Foundation has selected 28 leaders from across the state as the 15th cohort of Flinn-Brown Fellows.…

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Flinn Foundation selects 20 top Arizona students for 2023 Flinn Scholarship

April 26, 2023

Twenty Arizona high-school seniors have been awarded the 2023 Flinn Scholarship, a merit-based award that will provide each of them a full ride to one of Arizona’s public universities. The comprehensive scholarship package, which is valued at more than $130,000,…

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