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Grants in Action: Making the Dream of College a Reality

Students all around the Pacific Northwest face academic, social and financial barriers to accessing college or other post-secondary education, and those facing the biggest barriers are economically disadvantaged students and students of color. Some of these barriers are a lack of financial resources to pay high tuition prices, students being the first in their family […]
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Thanking the Team Behind the Scenes: Partners in Science

Every year, hundreds of educators benefit from their participation in the Murdock Trust Partners in Science (PIS) Program, whether through a summer research lab placement or attendance at one of our conferences. While the Murdock Trust staff works hard to ensure these experiences are inspiring and rewarding for participants, there’s no way we could put […]
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Grants in Action: Foster Care

Hundreds of thousands of children—nearly half a million—are in foster care in the United States today. This number is staggering, and it’s overburdening the foster care system, which suffers from a lack of resources and a lack of training for foster parents. Many foster families report getting burned out from the lack of support, and […]
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Grants in Action: Rural Clinics

Simply by virtue of living in remote areas, Rural Americans are often grossly underserved in the area of health care. Rural Americans make up about 20 percent of the U.S. population, and they face many barriers to the availability of and access to quality health care, which can be rooted in a variety of areas, […]
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Grants in Action: Youth Camps

Across the Pacific Northwest, camp environments can be a critical element in both personal development and forging friendships and bonds that can last a lifetime. While most children experience camp during the summer time, many organizations and nonprofits host groups year-round for specific programs and events. Camp sites in every corner of our region provide […]
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