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Flinn Foundation report outlines current priorities to benefit Arizona

PHOENIX—The Flinn Foundation has released “Action and Impact,” a report that presents the organization’s current grantmaking priorities and activities across its four program areas.

20 new Flinn Scholars chosen among Arizona’s top students

PHOENIX—Twenty of Arizona’s most talented high-school seniors have been awarded the 2013 Flinn Scholarship, an intensely competitive and prestigious merit-based award that provides a comprehensive educational package at an Arizona public university.

Arizona bioscience jobs continue rapid growth during economic recovery

Arizona’s bioscience sector added jobs at nearly four times the national rate over the past decade and experienced double-digit job growth during the economic recovery, according to a new report from Battelle Technology Partnership Practice that outlines the 2012 progress of Arizona's Bioscience Roadmap.

Flinn-Brown Fellows Complete Intensive Seminar Series, Look Toward State-Level Service

Throughout the celebrations marking Arizona’s Centennial, many have wondered about how the next generation of civic leaders can prepare for the future. The third class of Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Fellows has been busy thinking about that same thing and planning their leadership contributions to Arizona’s next century.

22 top Arizona students named Flinn Scholars

PHOENIX—Twenty-two of Arizona’s most talented high-school seniors have been awarded the 2012 Flinn Scholarship, a comprehensive educational package at an Arizona public university that includes tuition, room and board, international study-related travel, and additional benefits.

Flinn Foundation Names Director of Flinn Scholars Program

Matt Ellsworth, a former Flinn Scholar and a five-year Flinn Foundation staff member, has been named the fourth director in the program’s 26-year history. Ellsworth graduated from Prescott High School in 1993, attended Arizona State University as a Flinn Scholar, and earned a master's degree at George Mason University.

Arizona Bioscience Sector Sustains Strong Job Growth

 Neither the recession nor the subsequent economic doldrums have impeded the growth of Arizona’s bioscience sector, a new report shows. During the post-recessionary period of 2009-10, bioscience jobs increased by 7.4 percent, compared to a 1.8 percent decline for the state’s overall private sector, according to a new performance analysis of Arizona’s bioscience sector, commissioned by the Flinn Foundation. 

With Civic Leadership Seminar Complete, Newest Flinn-Brown Fellows Look Ahead

Following completion of an intensive, 10-week seminar to build their civic-leadership capacity, members of the Fall class of the nonpartisan Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy are now planning their next steps toward public service in Arizona at the state level. 

Flinn Foundation Announces Grant for First-Annual Arizona Science and Technology Festival

The Flinn Foundation has announced its support for the inaugural Arizona Science and Technology (SciTech) Festival, a six-week event in cities and towns across Arizona that will showcase innovation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The Festival’s events will be centered in February 2012, coinciding with the celebration of Arizona’s centennial.

New Strategies, Grants Announced to Support Arts and Culture in Arizona

The Flinn Foundation, a major supporter of the arts in Arizona for more than 25 years, has announced a new three-part strategy of grants and services to support the statewide arts and culture community, anchored by a $500,000 program to increase audience participation.

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