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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.



SonBridge Community Center Remodel is Underway

The Trust made a grant to SonBridge Community Center for the construction and remodel of their health and education center, which is now well underway. SonBridge provides services and resources to the community in Walla Walla Valley including “medical care, dental care, life coaching and counseling, education, referrals to social services, and also runs a […]
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WSU to be First U.S. University to Acquire Powerful New X-ray Microscope

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We’re excited to share that our friends at Washington State University will be the first U.S. university to have the ZEISS Xradia Ultra 810, a powerful new $1.7 million X-ray microscope with state-of-the-art 3D imaging capabilities. Read the full announcement on Washington State University’s website. When it arrives on campus this October, a powerful new $1.7 […]
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Twin Rocks Camp Announces Murdock Grant

Guests at Twin Rock Friends Camp and Conference Center in Rockaway Beach, OR, will soon see facility improvements that will benefit campers and families with disabilities, thanks in part to a Murdock grant. Read the full article in the Tillamook Headlight Herald. The M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust recently awarded Twin Rocks Friends Camp and […]
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Mosaic Medical, Innovative Services NW, Billings Community Foundation Announce Grants

The Murdock Trust is proud to partner with nonprofit organizations all across the Pacific Northwest serving unique and diverse constituencies. This week, three grantees were in the news announcing Murdock awards. Mosaic Medical announces $250,000 grant | KTVZ.com “Mosaic Medical announced Tuesday it has received a $250,000 grant from the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust, […]
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Arc Thrift Store Moving to New Location in Philomath

The Arc of Benton County, which provides services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is using a Trust grant to finish a remodel on a new building for its thrift store they plan to move in to later this year. The cost of the remodel and property adds up to about $540,000, of which […]
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Twispworks Receives Murdock Grant

Last weekend, Twispworks celebrated the grand opening of its new outdoor plaza, which was supported in part by a Murdock Trust grant. Twispworks is a center for arts, culture and business in Twisp, Washington, and the new plaza serves as a place for people to gather, picnic, attend outdoor music and arts performances and cool off in […]
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New Women’s Shelter Coming to Walla Walla

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The Trust recently made a grant to Christian Aid Center in Walla Walla, WA, for a new shelter to serve women and children experiencing homelessness. Read the full article in the Union-Bulletin. Walla Walla’s Christian Aid Center aims to open a new facility by this time next year to provide shelter and hope for women […]
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PSU Awarded Partners in Science Grants

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Portland State University (PSU) announced recent grants they received through our Partners in Science program that connects high school science teachers with research mentors to engage in science research. Read the full article here. Portland State University was recently awarded $45,000 from M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust’s Partners in Science (Partners) program. The grants, at $15,000 […]
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Museum of Flight Reaches Campaign Goal

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Congratulations to the Museum of Flight (MOF) in Seattle, WA, for reaching their campaign goal: The Inspiration Starts Here! We continue to be both encouraged and honored to be able to partner with organizations like MOF, whose mission is to “acquire, preserve and exhibit historically significant air and space artifacts, which provide a foundation for scholarly research […]
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Whitman Faculty Receive Grants

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Whitman College recently announced the recipients of two Murdock College Research Program for Natural Sciences awards made at our last grants meeting.  Read more about the projects and other Trust-funded scientific research happening at Whitman: whitman.edu/newsroom/murdock-grants Assistant Professor of Chemistry Nate Boland and Assistant Professor of Physics Greg Ogin are the latest Whitman recipients of grants […]
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