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The Power of Spring

This time of year always carries its own special energy. People are out and about, giving time and resources as they work to serve and improve their communities. As the winter thaw settles in, days become longer and the sun encourages blooms and blossoms to make their debut. There’s a palpable energy in the air. […]
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Murdock Trust Welcomes New CFO

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This week, there is excitement throughout the Murdock Trust offices as we announce a significant change to our leadership team. The Murdock Trust is pleased to announce the hiring of Mike True, President and CEO of The Historic Trust of Fort Vancouver, as our new CFO. A leader with the Historic Trust of Fort Vancouver […]
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Change is in the air at the Murdock Trust

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Murdock Trust new grant management system transition April 9-18 UPDATE: As we shared last month, the Murdock Trust will roll out a new grant application system called Fluxx on April 18 (please read the below for background on the change). In order to migrate data and ensure everything is functioning properly, we needed to temporarily […]
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The Fierce Urgency of Both/And: The Legacy and Wisdom of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Guest Blog by Tom Krattenmaker  The day after the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s assassination, I was thinking about his contested legacy, the push and pull between those who want him remembered one way and those who want him remembered the opposite way. I called up my email and there it was, as if […]
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Steve Moore Takes the Hot Seat with the Vancouver Business Journal

It really is amazing the things you can learn over breakfast. Recently, Steve Moore took the “hot seat” and served as the guest for the Vancouver Business Journal Boardroom Breakfast Series, speaking to a packed house of more than 100 attendees. During the hour-long program hosted by publisher, John McDonagh, attendees had the opportunity to […]
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Grants in Action: Idaho Botanical Garden

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Amidst the hustle and bustle of modern, urban life in Boise and the surrounding region, the Idaho Botanical Garden offers a unique space for residents to pause, breathe and reconnect with nature. The 15-acre space serves myriad needs for the community throughout the year. The garden offers live events ranging from small group discussions to […]
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Congratulations to Gene Cochrane, Interim CEO for the Council on Foundations

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While it may sound a bit cliché, staff who serve at the Murdock Trust feel more like family than mere co-workers. We work together, we celebrate together and we remain in close contact when colleagues move on to tackle new challenges and opportunities for service. Nothing makes us more proud than to see a member […]
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