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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
Murdock TrustOf Interest

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 nonprofit organizations that seek to strengthen the region's educational, spiritual, and cultural base in creative and sustainable ways.


Dr. Deborah Wilds Receives 2015 Distinguished Service Award

Deborah Wilds HonoredOne of the Trust's senior fellows, Dr. Deborah Wilds, will be honored with the 2015 Distinguished Service Award at College Success Foundation's third annual Empowering Youth luncheon happening next month. 

"Dr. Wilds has provided outstanding leadership and lifelong service to empowering generations of underserved students with the gift of education." Read more about the luncheon.

Welcoming Intern Kehlay Dunah to the Trust

Kehlay DunahThe Trust is excited to announce Kehlay Dunah, who will be an intern with us during the 2015-16 academic year.  Kehlay joins us as part of the 2015 Portland Women Fellows Program. Read her full bio here.