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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.



Establishing a Foundation for Success at the Murdock Trust Essentials of Development Workshop

At one table sit a group of women who work with survivors of human trafficking. They build partnerships, create resources and execute programs to help bring an end to the practice. Across the room are a collection of educators who provide after-school programming to help get young women from poor neighborhoods excited about STEM subjects. […]
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Telling YOUR Story: Lessons for Nonprofits from the Leadership Advance Conference

Inside a ballroom along the Columbia River, more than 250 professionals from across the northwest spend the better part of a morning analyzing the Disney/Pixar classic film Ratatouille. The session, led by Andy Crouch of the Templeton Foundation, served as the kickoff to the 2017 Leadership Advance Conference, hosted by the Murdock Trust. For several […]
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Murdock Trust Honors Northwest Educators and Students

Linfield and Lewis and Clark Professors Headline Awards Given for Outstanding Efforts in Science Research and Education This week, the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust announced the winners of two prestigious awards in the field of scientific research and education. Dr. William A. Mackie, Professor of Physics at Linfield College, has won the Lynwood W. […]
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18 Nonprofits Complete Murdock Fund Development Training

Nearly 70 executive directors, development staff, and board members from 18 nonprofit organizations around the Pacific Northwest recently completed the Trust’s annual fund development training, Essentials of Development, on May 22-23, 2017. The program is designed to help small to mid-size organizations build a comprehensive, sustainable business model.  This year marks the 27th year of […]
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5th Cohort Completes Board Leadership Program

The 5th cohort of executive directors, board chairs, and board members representing 11 nonprofit organizations from across the Pacific Northwest recently completed the Trust’s Board Leadership & Development Program. The program’s purpose is to help equip nonprofit organizations to fulfill their unique missions as they build board and staff capacity and identify the strategic steps and […]
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Women in Leadership 2017

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Around 80 women representing nearly 60 different organizations attended our most recent Women in Leadership conference in Vancouver, WA. The speaker was Dr. Sandra Richter, professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College, who drew out leadership principles from the Old Testament and a historical context. For more information about the Women in Leadership program, visit […]
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2017 Partners in Science National Conference Wrap-Up

The 2017 Partners in Science national conference was held in San Diego January 13-14. We had more than 130 teachers, 20 mentors, and a host of special guests at the conference. This year’s participants came from the Pacific Northwest (Murdock Trust Partners), Research Corporation, Columbia University, Stanford University, UT-Southwestern Medical Center, Van Andel Education Institute, […]
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2014 Partners in Science National Conference a Great Success

The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust celebrates Roger Griffioen and Chuck Smith during the 2014 Partners in Science National conference in January. Roger Griffioen retires from his role as program administrative consultant on the Partners in Science team. The Trust is thankful for the wise and personal touch that Roger gave to the administration of each Partners grant, his help […]
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Partners in Science Partner named Outstanding Classroom Teacher in Oregon

Moe Daschel, chair of the St. Mary’s Academy science department in Portland, Oregon, honored by the Oregon Science Teachers Association. Read more >>
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Kenneth Golden named 2011 Neal Thorpe Memorial Lecturer for Murdock College Science Research Program Annual Conference

Highly accomplished Professor of Mathematics and Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering (University of Utah) to address conference attendees. Read more >>
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