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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.



Mosaic Medical, Innovative Services NW, Billings Community Foundation Announce Grants

The Murdock Trust is proud to partner with nonprofit organizations all across the Pacific Northwest serving unique and diverse constituencies. This week, three grantees were in the news announcing Murdock awards. Mosaic Medical announces $250,000 grant | KTVZ.com “Mosaic Medical announced Tuesday it has received a $250,000 grant from the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust, […]
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Arc Thrift Store Moving to New Location in Philomath

The Arc of Benton County, which provides services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is using a Trust grant to finish a remodel on a new building for its thrift store they plan to move in to later this year. The cost of the remodel and property adds up to about $540,000, of which […]
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Twispworks Receives Murdock Grant

Last weekend, Twispworks celebrated the grand opening of its new outdoor plaza, which was supported in part by a Murdock Trust grant. Twispworks is a center for arts, culture and business in Twisp, Washington, and the new plaza serves as a place for people to gather, picnic, attend outdoor music and arts performances and cool off in […]
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New Women’s Shelter Coming to Walla Walla

The Trust recently made a grant to Christian Aid Center in Walla Walla, WA, for a new shelter to serve women and children experiencing homelessness. Read the full article in the Union-Bulletin. Walla Walla’s Christian Aid Center aims to open a new facility by this time next year to provide shelter and hope for women […]
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PSU Awarded Partners in Science Grants

Portland State University (PSU) announced recent grants they received through our Partners in Science program that connects high school science teachers with research mentors to engage in science research. Read the full article here. Portland State University was recently awarded $45,000 from M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust’s Partners in Science (Partners) program. The grants, at $15,000 […]
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Museum of Flight Reaches Campaign Goal

Congratulations to the Museum of Flight (MOF) in Seattle, WA, for reaching their campaign goal: The Inspiration Starts Here! We continue to be both encouraged and honored to be able to partner with organizations like MOF, whose mission is to “acquire, preserve and exhibit historically significant air and space artifacts, which provide a foundation for scholarly research […]
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Melinda Gates, Leadership Matters, 101 Grants, & Encouraging Generosity

Melinda Gates is a computer scientist turned philanthropist who, along with her husband, Bill, gives leadership in many ways in the nonprofit world, particularly in addressing global health issues. I have long appreciated their work, as well as their self-reflection. Recently, Melinda reflected on their work and the lessons they have learned from talking with […]
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Whitman Faculty Receive Grants

Whitman College recently announced the recipients of two Murdock College Research Program for Natural Sciences awards made at our last grants meeting.  Read more about the projects and other Trust-funded scientific research happening at Whitman: whitman.edu/newsroom/murdock-grants Assistant Professor of Chemistry Nate Boland and Assistant Professor of Physics Greg Ogin are the latest Whitman recipients of grants […]
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Museum of the Bible Announces Grant

The Museum of the Bible recently announced a grant they received from the Trust to continue work on a virtual guide system.  Read the article from charismanews.com and blackchristiannews.com: M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, based in Vancouver, Washington, has awarded Museum of the Bible a grant of $1.5 million toward the continued development, production, purchasing, storage, […]
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Quilcene Historical Museum Renovation Project

The Quilcene Historical Museum in Quilcene, WA, announces a recent grant that will help complete historic renovations of the Hamilton-Worthington mansion in Worthington Park.  Read this from their press release: The Quilcene Historical Museum is very pleased to announce the award of a grant from the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust. The generous grant of […]
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