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Civic Leadership

Arizona Center for Civic Leadership names 36 new Flinn-Brown Fellows for 2018

The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership, a nonpartisan program of the Flinn Foundation, has competitively selected 36 Arizonans for the 2018 cohort of its flagship Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy. The new Flinn-Brown Fellows include the first from Wellton and Prescott Valley, as well as residents of Kingman, Yuma, Sierra Vista, Flagstaff, and the Tucson and […]

Advancing Arizona - 2018 Foundation Report


Out of Many, One

President & CEO’s Message | Foundation Report 2018 By Tammy McLeod President & CEO Almost as long as I have lived in Arizona—now nearly half my life—I have admired the Flinn Foundation’s mission and leadership in our state. When I began to consider moving my career from a corporate to philanthropic environment a few years […]

Civic Leadership

Through state leadership role, Flinn-Brown Fellow Jaime Dempsey promotes Arizona creativity

From the time she was very little, Jaime Dempsey knew she was an artist. She trained as an actor and in vocal music and graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in theatre. But while in college, a nonprofit leadership class and the pursuit of a social anthropology minor changed her direction. “I realized […]


Six Arizona bioscience firms selected for Flinn Foundation entrepreneurship program

Six Arizona bioscience startup firms have been competitively selected by the Flinn Foundation to participate in its 2018 Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program, receiving $30,000 each in funding support and program services administered through a nonprofit partner. The Phoenix-based Flinn Foundation has allocated $825,000 in grants since 2014 to nonprofits to administer funding and services to 28 […]