M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust


Grant Administration Overview

Congratulations! Now that you’ve received a grant from the Murdock Trust, you are in the grant administration portion of our grant process. Below is an overview of the grant lifecycle, which explains how the administration of a Murdock Trust grant is structured, including reporting requirements and the scheduling of payments.

Once you have read through the overview, thoroughly read the instructions by clicking on the appropriate link to the right. The first link contains reporting instructions specific to Strategic Projects grants, and the second link is for Scientific Research grants. The third link opens a PDF that explains the three categories of grants (Staff & Program, Equipment & Technology, and Capital) and their unique reporting and payment schedules. As you complete reports, be sure to use these resources, as well as the samples and videos below.

Reporting Samples & Videos

Instructional Videos

Progress Report Samples

Final Report Samples

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