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Bend Science Station to Build New Facility

Kailey Fisicaro published an article in The Bulletin featuring the Bend Science Station at OSU-Cascades, a recent Trust grantee. The Bend Science Station is one step closer to building a new facility on the OSU-Cascades campus in southwest Bend. With a recent $400,000 grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, the science education nonprofit has […]
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WSU Researchers Tackle Impact of Climate Change on Plants

An article by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) features a grant awarded to Washington State University to test multiple heat and pest scenarios. Washington State University researchers are undertaking an industrious investigation into the effects of global warming on plants. Making the effort possible is a fully automated “plant hotel” that can […]
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Echoz Pregnancy Care Center Offering More Services

Echoz Pregnancy Care Center, a Trust grantee, was recently featured in the Great Falls Tribune in an article written by Jo Dee Black. After more than two decades caring for children at her home day care while their parents worked, Echoz Pregnancy Care Center CEO Bonnie Mitchell now leads efforts to care for unborn children […]
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Grant Combines Mental Health & Housing

Catholic Charities of Oregon, a Trust grantee, was recently featured in an article in the Catholic Sentinel: Health provider Kaiser Permanente has awarded Catholic Charities of Oregon almost $323,000 over three-and-a-half years to pay mental health workers to lead a program for homeless veterans. The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust also awarded Catholic Charities a grant […]
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Cabinet Peaks Medical Center Purchases New CT Machine

Cabinet Peaks Medical Center in Libby, Montana, a Trust grantee, recently acquired a brand new 64-slice GE Recolution-evo CT Scanner.  Article by Sydney Williams of The Western News. Cabinet Peaks Medical Center is proud to announce the recent purchase of a brand new 64-slice GE Revolution-evo CT Scanner, which was made possible in part by […]
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Boise State Public Radio Receives $240,000 Grant

An article by Taylor Munson in Boise State’s independent student news source, The Arbiter, features Boise State Public Radio’s recent grant to improve infrastructure and the listener experience. Boise State Public Radio (BSPR) recently announced that they received a $240,000 grant from the MJ Murdock Charitable Trust. The grant will be used to upgrade BSPR’s […]
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PIR Holiday Lights Shine on New Owner

The Sunshine Division, an organization providing food and clothing relief to Portland families and individuals in need since 1923 and Trust grantee, was recently featured in an article in the Portland Tribune written by Jim Redden. For 22 years, the annual Winter Wonderland Holiday Light Show at Portland International Raceway has been one of the region’s most […]
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The Northwest: Driving Global Health Innovation

On November 9th in downtown Portland, PATH hosted a gathering of people from technology, financial services, health care, philanthropic and other organizations to discuss how the Northwest is uniquely positioned to accelerate global health innovations. “The Northwest: Driving Global Health Innovation,” was kicked off by longtime Portland area resident and former PATH employee, Judy Rea […]
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Portland Japanese Garden is Working on Cultural Crossing Expansion

One of our grantees, the Portland Japanese Garden, was recently featured in an article by Jennifer Anderson at the Portland Tribune: “One of Portland’s biggest visitor attractions, the Japanese Garden, is getting a $33.5 million Cultural Crossing expansion — and it’s now speedily progressing through construction, with an anticipated grand opening in April. The garden’s […]
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Wordstock 2016 Expands in Ambitious Effort to Offer ‘Something for Everybody’

One of our partners, Literary Arts, Inc., was recently featured in an article by Amy Wang of the Oregonian/Oregon Live: “If this year’s Wordstock literary festival had a theme, it would be “ambition.” More than 100 authors, compared with 88 last year. Eight stages in buildings spread throughout the South Park Blocks, compared to two stages […]
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