M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
655 W Columbia Way,  Suite 700
Vancouver, WA  98660


Phone: 360 694-8415

Program Funding Areas:

  • Scientific research
  • Arts and culture
  • Health and human services (especially those serving youth, rural communities, people with disabilities)
  • Education

Geographic Area Served by Grants:

Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Alaska

Types of Support Offered:

Capital, equipment, capacity development, program expansion

Do you fund general operating costs for non-profits? If so, under what conditions?


Restrictions/ Limitations:

See website

Application Process:

Organizations submit a Letter of Inquiry outlining the project and background on the organization; a determination is then made at the Trust whether or not to invite a full application based on the merits of the LOI.

Preferred contact from potential grantees:

Contact via the website is preferred, alternatively by phone.

We would like potential grantees to know…

Please visit the Before You Start section on the lower part of the front page of the site and also the Grant Opportunities section to see if your project and organization would be a good fit for the Murdock Trust. Everything you need to know about funding priorities and the application process are available on the website.

The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust continues to refine its grant process. Please review the Foundation website for changes in the process prior to submitting a grant proposal.