News and Updates

Actor, writer, Flinn Scholar Paul Michael Thomson’s first full-length play hits the stage

July 30, 2018

By Brian Powell Flinn Foundation Paul Michael Thomson remembers as a 12-year-old acting in “Lost in Yonkers” on stage at the Arizona Jewish Theatre. He auditioned, was paid, and afterward read positive reviews about his performance. At that moment, acting…


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Flinn Foundation convenes Arizona arts-and-culture leaders to learn, share successes

May 09, 2018

By Brian Powell Flinn Foundation What happens when a museum curator asks patrons what they want in an exhibit? How does a performing company’s repertoire evolve with careful study of a changing subscriber base? Since 2013, the Flinn Foundation has…


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Advancing Arizona - 2018 Foundation Report

Out of Many, One

March 16, 2018

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…


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Advancing Arizona - 2018 Foundation Report

With Gratitude to a Steward of Flinn—and Our State

March 16, 2018

Board Chair’s Message | Foundation Report 2018 By David J. Gullen, M.D. Chair, Board of Directors Jack Jewett has always understood and cared deeply about Arizona. And for more than eight years, we were privileged to witness that commitment up…


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

February 26, 2018

By Brian Powell Flinn Foundation 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…


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Flinn Foundation President & CEO, Tammy McLeod.

Flinn Foundation names Tammy McLeod new President and CEO

August 16, 2017

Following a national search, the Flinn Foundation board of directors has chosen one of Arizona’s most broadly accomplished executives and community leaders as its new president and chief executive officer. Tammy McLeod, currently the vice president for energy resource management…


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Flinn at Fifty: Origins and Impact

October 30, 2015

“Flinn at Fifty: Origins and Impact” is a video commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Flinn Foundation and the lives of Dr. Robert and Irene Flinn, whose kindness and generosity led to the creation of the Foundation in 1965.


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