Flagstaff Arts Council announces 15 recipients for first round of COVID-19 Nonprofit Relief Fund

Posted May 3, 2020 by MacKenzie Chase, Arts & Culture Editor
“…Despite having been shuttered for the past seven weeks due to social distancing measures prompted by the coronavirus pandemic, Christie has been making sure kids of all ages are able to exercise their brains with her signature hands-on science, technology, engineering, art and math-related projects through take-home kits distributed by the Boys and Girls Club of Flagstaff. And, as one of 15 grant recipients of the Flagstaff Arts Council’s COVID-19 Nonprofit Relief Fund, Tynkertopia plans to return to offering in-person activities once it’s deemed safe to do so…”

Read the full COVID-19 Nonprofit Relief Fund article HERE.


Arizona Daily Sun Article recognizes Tynkertopia’s First Year

Posted August 6, 2019 by Kaitlin Olson

“While other organizations have come and gone in the last year, Tynkertopia, the nonprofit community STEM/STEAM center at 2152 N. Fourth St., is celebrating its birthday today.

During its first year, it had more than 6,000 visits from children and families.

Though the center is still in its infant stages, founder Alice Christie said the concept behind Tynkertopia has existed since she first began teaching 54 years ago, long before many people knew what STEM or STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) education was…”

Read the full Tynkertopia celebrates first year HERE.