Serving the unique needs of all communities across the Pacific Northwest
From the rural towns of Montana to the urban core of Seattle to the to remote villages of Alaska to the suburban neighborhoods of the mid-Willamette Valley, the needs of the communities that comprise the Pacific Northwest are incredibly diverse. In partnership with individuals and nonprofits who are deeply-rooted in the unique circumstances facing these areas, the Murdock Trust works to support and uplift programs and projects that help build capacity to improve the overall quality of life for all.
A few of the areas in Human Services we fund include:
Youth Services · Community Building · Afterschool Programs & Resources · Job Training · Immigrant & Refugee Support · Anti-Human Trafficking Programming · Leadership & Development Resources · Microenterprise · Natural Resource Conservation · Wildlife Preservation · Emergency Shelters
Human Services Grantee Stories
Recreation, Education and Conservation: A Zoo’s Purpose
Zoos are more than a place for children to learn about and be exposed to animals they might not otherwise encounter. For many zoos, promoting conservation on behalf of wildlife is a key reason for their existence.Learn More ›
In an ecosystem, you rely on others. You share. You partner. You depend on the strengths of those around you.Kenton Lee, Because International