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Ripples of Service Around the Globe – Visiting Uganda

By Steve Moore “The Promise of the Nonprofit Sector” is one of the key themes that flows through the hallways of the Murdock Trust and fuels our work. Time and again, we have seen the outsized impact that a single idea or project or donation can have on the greater good. Like very few other […]
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The Five Habits of Highly Effective Funders (and Others)

“What do I need to do to become an effective philanthropist?” This was the question recently posed to Mario Morino and Lowell Weiss, who work with nonprofit and foundation leaders through the Leap Ambassadors Community. The person asking the question was at the beginning of their philanthropic journey, and it’s an important question to ask […]
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M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust Welcomes Jeremy White as Newest Program Director

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The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust is pleased to announce that Jeremy White has joined the Vancouver, WA nonprofit foundation as a program director. “Jeremy has an incredible blend of professional experience and expertise that make him uniquely suited to partner with the nonprofits with whom we partner. Inviting him to join the Murdock team is […]
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Remembering Ken Austin

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The Pacific Northwest has lost one of its brightest lights with the passing of inventor, entrepreneur, philanthropist, veteran and community leader, Ken Austin. A one-time employee of Tektronix, Ken was a close friend of both Jack Murdock (who he reflected upon in a recent video project) and Jim Castles (one of the original three Murdock […]
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Grants in Action: The Performing Arts in Washington State

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Art is a vital component of a healthy society. The performing arts in particular have the power to create a shared sense of community. The benefits of performing arts programs are many, with ripple effects that start from the individual and cascade outward into all facets of our society. We are privileged to have a […]
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