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With the Murdock Trust’s continuous grantmaking, enrichment events and other diverse activities, programs and involvement, our staff and our nonprofit partners are constantly engaged in the work we do for our communities. When we publish news or make announcements, we’ll post these items here.



18 Nonprofits Complete Murdock Fund Development Training

Nearly 70 executive directors, development staff, and board members from 18 nonprofit organizations around the Pacific Northwest recently completed the Trust’s annual fund development training, Essentials of Development, on May 22-23, 2017. The program is designed to help small to mid-size organizations build a comprehensive, sustainable business model.  This year marks the 27th year of […]
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5th Cohort Completes Board Leadership Program

The 5th cohort of executive directors, board chairs, and board members representing 11 nonprofit organizations from across the Pacific Northwest recently completed the Trust’s Board Leadership & Development Program. The program’s purpose is to help equip nonprofit organizations to fulfill their unique missions as they build board and staff capacity and identify the strategic steps and […]
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Women in Leadership 2017

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Around 80 women representing nearly 60 different organizations attended our most recent Women in Leadership conference in Vancouver, WA. The speaker was Dr. Sandra Richter, professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College, who drew out leadership principles from the Old Testament and a historical context. For more information about the Women in Leadership program, visit […]
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2017 Partners in Science National Conference Wrap-Up

The 2017 Partners in Science national conference was held in San Diego January 13-14. We had more than 130 teachers, 20 mentors, and a host of special guests at the conference. This year’s participants came from the Pacific Northwest (Murdock Trust Partners), Research Corporation, Columbia University, Stanford University, UT-Southwestern Medical Center, Van Andel Education Institute, […]
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2014 Partners in Science National Conference a Great Success

The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust celebrates Roger Griffioen and Chuck Smith during the 2014 Partners in Science National conference in January. Roger Griffioen retires from his role as program administrative consultant on the Partners in Science team. The Trust is thankful for the wise and personal touch that Roger gave to the administration of each Partners grant, his help […]
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Partners in Science Partner named Outstanding Classroom Teacher in Oregon

Moe Daschel, chair of the St. Mary’s Academy science department in Portland, Oregon, honored by the Oregon Science Teachers Association. Read more >>
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Kenneth Golden named 2011 Neal Thorpe Memorial Lecturer for Murdock College Science Research Program Annual Conference

Highly accomplished Professor of Mathematics and Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering (University of Utah) to address conference attendees. Read more >>
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