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Melvin J. Murdock

Melvin J. Murdock

Benefactor of the
Murdock Charitable Trust.

Jack Murdock
"A Life Well Lived"


Are You Ready? Questions and Qualities for Grant Seeking Organizations
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Charitable grants from the Murdock Trust enrich the lives of Northwest citizens

The M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust seeks to enrich the quality of life in the Pacific Northwest by providing grants and enrichment programs to non-profit organizations that seek to strengthen the region's educational, spiritual, and cultural base in creative and sustainable ways.


Hadder and Flannigan Honored at Partners National Conference

Bart & SheilaBart Hadder, program director, and Sheila Flannigan, program assistant, were recognized for their 15 years of service to the Partners in Science program at the 2015 national conference. The program provides award-winning professional development for high school science teachers. Click here to learn more about the Partners in Science program.

Fall 2014 Communications Report

Willamette UThe Murdock Trust awarded 52 grants totaling over $11 million at the year-end grants meeting. These grants represent an investment in the sectors of Arts & Culture, Education, Health & Human Services, and Scientific Research. Click here to read the Fall 2014 Communications Report