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About Science Foundation Arizona

Science Foundation Arizona (SFAz) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization initiated in 2006 by th Greater Phoenix Leadership Inc., Southern Arizona Leadership Council and the Flagstaff Forty in conjunction with the executive and legislative branches of state government. SFAz serves as a catalyst for high-wage, knowledge-based jobs and economic diversity through administration and strict oversight of research, development and education grants to public education and other non-profit research performing institutions.

Board of Directors

The Science Foundation Arizona board of directors is comprised of distinguished and respected leaders from Arizona, as well as highly talented experts in academia, R&D and business from the United States and internationally.


The staff at Science Foundation Arizona bring a wide range of expertise and diverse backgrounds in the scientific, medical, education and engineering fields.

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