M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust


Our Leadership and Capacity Building enrichment programs help nonprofit executives, board members, business and community leaders, young professionals and other influencers grow to better serve their organizations and communities.

Board Leadership & Development Program

This program gives nonprofit organizations the insight, tools and templates for building board and staff capacity and creating a sustainable future. It’s part of our larger Board Leadership Initiative, which includes training, grant opportunities and resources.

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Essentials of Development

This training focuses on fundraising in today’s increasingly complex nonprofit marketplace. It is helpful for start-up, small or midsize organizations seeking to build a sustainable development program.

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Founder Succession Planning

The Trust offers periodic day-long succession planning workshops for nonprofit organizations across the Pacific Northwest.

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Leadership Now Conference

This annual event connects executive leaders of primarily faith-based organizations to encourage their personal and professional growth.

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Vision & Call Internships

This initiative helps faith-based organizations across the Pacific Northwest develop ministry internship programs for young adults, typically traditional-aged college students and recent graduates.Our vision is to help give interns the opportunity to consider their vocational direction while gaining meaningful work experience in a special nonprofit setting.

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Women in Leadership

Women in leadership gather annually to network for professional development and support.

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The Trust guides nonprofit organizations through every level of their development through grants and other resources.

The Trust has a wealth of knowledge and experience that can make all the difference to you and your organization.