Opening Minds



The Ethel and James Flinn Foundation is committed to improving the quality, scope and delivery of mental health services in Michigan.


The Ethel and James Flinn Foundation uses its resources through research to develop, evaluate and implement best practice treatment programs that meet the needs of people in Michigan.


  • Provide leadership within the philanthropic and the nonprofit community to increase resources for mental health
  • Focus on the underserved and vulnerable populations
  • Evaluate the outcomes and impact of our grantmaking