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Flinn Foundation

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The Flinn Foundation is a privately endowed, philanthropic grantmaking organization that supports the advancement of the biosciences, the Flinn Scholars Program and the arts and culture in Arizona.
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Program areas at Flinn Foundation

Biosciencethe Flinn Foundation supports the advancement of the biosciences in Arizona through grantmaking and coordination of Arizona's bioscience roadmap, which was released in 2002 and updated in 2014 to guide the growth and development of the state's bioscience sector through 2025. The roadmap's tagline, "advancing the biosciences and improving health outcomes" recognizes the broad spectrum within the biosciences, the emerging fields of health informatics, economics, and diagnostics as well as the central role of healthcare within the bioscience sector.
Civic leadershipthe Flinn Foundation supports and administers the Arizona center for civic leadership (center), to enhance civic life in Arizona through education, engagement, and leadership programs. A primary component of the center is the flinn-brown fellowship, which aims to develop future state-level leaders through non-partisan, objective seminars on policy issues. The center also has a leadership collaborative as a statewide resource for organizations interested and involved in strengthening civic leadership. There are also monthly virtual public policy seminars through the civex program.
Flinn scholarsin partnership with Arizona's three public universities, the Flinn Foundation awards about 20 scholarships to Arizona's top high-school seniors for eight semesters of study at one of the three state universities. The Flinn scholarship covers tuition, fees, housing, meals, and study abroad.

Grants made by Flinn Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Arizona Bioindustry AssociationEntrepreneurship Program 2022$241,500
Foundation of Yuma Regional Medical CenterEnhancing Research Capacity$165,000
Maricopa County Community College District FoundationBioscience Training and Development Laboratory$117,173
...and 40 more grants made totalling $1,839,604

Who funds Flinn Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Thomas R Brown Family FoundationSupport$300,000

Personnel at Flinn Foundation

Tammy McLeodPresident and Chief Executive Officer$439,046
Stacy TuckerVice President and Chief Financial Officer$235,700
Matt EllsworthVice President , Communications
Anne LassenVice President , Scholarship and Education Initiatives$138,010
Bradley W. HalvorsenExecutive Vice President$243,776
...and 10 more key personnel

Financials for Flinn Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$155,000
Investment income and dividends$1,050,084
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$7,705,011
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$579,550
Total revenues$9,489,645

Form 990s for Flinn Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-09990PFView PDF
2021-122022-11-08990PFView PDF
2020-122021-11-13990PFView PDF
2019-122021-10-19990PFView PDF
2018-122020-01-15990PFView PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
January 11, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2022
January 11, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
October 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $300,000 from Thomas R Brown Family Foundation
July 28, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2021
June 30, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2020
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General information
1802 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Metro area
Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ
Maricopa County, AZ
Website URL
(602) 744-6800
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Form 990-PF
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T20: Private Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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