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The Flinn Foundation

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Last profile update: 02/15/2017
Last grant data update: 04/22/2017

At A Glance

The Flinn Foundation

1802 N. Central Ave.

Phoenix, AZ United States 85004-1506

Telephone: (602) 744-6800

URL: www.flinn.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

EIN

860421476

BRIDGE Number

6583358972

Background

Established in 1965 in AZ - Dr. Flinn served as chairman of the board of the foundation until his death in July, 1984. In 1982, the foundation received a bequest of nearly $25 million from Mrs. Flinn's estate and, in 1984, contributions from the Robert S. Flinn Unitrust totaled $33.3 million.

Purpose and Activities

Giving to improve the quality of life in Arizona to benefit future generations, by improving the competitiveness of Arizona's biomedical/research enterprise; by strengthening universities through an undergraduate scholarship program for outstanding high school students; and by furthering the artistic mission and strengthening the institutional capacity of principal visual and performing arts organizations.