Flinn Foundation

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Flinn Scholars

2016 Flinn Scholarship application now open

Next spring, 20 of the most outstanding high-school seniors in Arizona will be selected as the 31st class of Flinn Scholars. Would you like to join this absolutely brilliant, fun-loving, globe-trotting community of young adults ready to make a difference in Arizona and the world? Then do it! Applications are due on Sunday, October 18 […]

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Civic Leadership

2015 Flinn-Brown Fellows named by Arizona Center for Civic Leadership

PHOENIX—The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership has selected 33 Arizonans with significant leadership accomplishment and potential for the 2015 cohort of the Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy. The newest Flinn-Brown Fellows come from urban centers and rural communities throughout the state and represent many leadership and professional experiences. They share a commitment to pursuing public service […]

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Flinn Foundation executive’s retirement prompts new leadership appointments

PHOENIX— After more than five years in a key role at the Flinn Foundation, Executive Vice President Cathy McGonigle has announced her retirement. McGonigle’s departure June 26 will trigger three additional leadership changes at the Foundation. Two of the further staff moves will be internal. Brad Halvorsen has been named the Foundation’s new Executive Vice […]



The Flinn Foundation celebrates 50 years

The Flinn Foundation in 2015 is celebrating 50 years since its founding by a generous Phoenix couple as a means to perpetuate their personal goodness and humanity in a way that would benefit the residents of Arizona. Dr. Robert Flinn, a cardiologist and one of Arizona’s leading medical practitioners, and Irene Flinn, a woman of […]