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M J MURDOCK CHARITABLE TRUST

703 BROADWAY ST STE 710, VANCOUVER, WA 98660-3308 | Tax-exempt since Dec. 1975
  • EIN: 23-7456468
  • Classification (NTEE)
    Private Independent Foundations (Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations)
  • Nonprofit Tax Code Designation: 501(c)(3)
    Defined as: Organizations for any of the following purposes: religious, educational, charitable, scientific, literary, testing for public safety, fostering national or international amateur sports competition (as long as it doesn’t provide athletic facilities or equipment), or the prevention of cruelty to children or animals.
  • Donations to this organization are tax deductible.
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Tax Filings by Year

The IRS Form 990 is an annual information return that most organizations claiming federal tax-exempt status must file yearly. Read the IRS instructions for 990 forms.

If this organization has filed an amended return, it may not be reflected in the data below. Duplicated download links may be due to resubmissions or amendments to an organization's original return.

If you would like to download Form 990 document PDFs in bulk, the Internet Archive operates a mirror of the original bulk data.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2015

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2015

PDF

990-PF
990-T

Total Revenue

$103,518,995

Total Expenses $83,907,823
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions received $0
Interest revenue $0
Dividends $5,439,252 5.3%
Sales of assets $84,044,971 81.2%
Other income $14,034,772 13.6%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses*
Charitable disbursements $51,848,847 61.8%
Compensation of officers* $1,459,827 1.7%
Other
Total Assets $1,061,278,094
Total Liabilities $55,121,341
* Officer compensation may be included in charitable disbursements, so values may add up to greater than 100%.
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2014

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2014

PDF

990-PF
990-T

Total Revenue

$115,488,776

Total Expenses $67,049,295
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions received $0
Interest revenue $0
Dividends $6,149,589 5.3%
Sales of assets $96,948,781 83.9%
Other income $12,390,406 10.7%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses*
Charitable disbursements $50,994,354 76.1%
Compensation of officers* $1,377,894 2.1%
Other
Total Assets $1,064,269,499
Total Liabilities $41,213,386
* Officer compensation may be included in charitable disbursements, so values may add up to greater than 100%.
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2013

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2013

PDF

990-PF
990-PF
990-T

Total Revenue

$104,068,558

Total Expenses $58,738,536
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions received $0
Interest revenue $0
Dividends $4,646,086 4.5%
Sales of assets $76,120,452 73.1%
Other income $23,302,020 22.4%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses*
Charitable disbursements $39,008,390 66.4%
Compensation of officers* $1,307,350 2.2%
Other
Total Assets $1,048,190,889
Total Liabilities $43,619,343
* Officer compensation may be included in charitable disbursements, so values may add up to greater than 100%.
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2012

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2012

PDF

990-PF
990-T

Total Revenue

$85,738,432

Total Expenses $53,281,045
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions received $0
Interest revenue $0
Dividends $4,905,748 5.7%
Sales of assets $61,522,390 71.8%
Other income $19,310,294 22.5%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses*
Charitable disbursements $33,405,868 62.7%
Compensation of officers* $1,229,770 2.3%
Other
Total Assets $863,986,859
Total Liabilities $40,721,076
* Officer compensation may be included in charitable disbursements, so values may add up to greater than 100%.
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2011

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2011

PDF

990-PF
990-T

Total Revenue

$68,204,729

Total Expenses $51,718,244
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions received $0
Interest revenue $1 0.0%
Dividends $5,215,053 7.6%
Sales of assets $47,838,969 70.1%
Other income $15,150,706 22.2%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses*
Charitable disbursements $36,098,860 69.8%
Compensation of officers* $1,154,615 2.2%
Other
Total Assets $786,828,151
Total Liabilities $40,425,110
* Officer compensation may be included in charitable disbursements, so values may add up to greater than 100%.
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2010

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2010

PDF

990-PF
990-T

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2009

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2009

PDF

990-PF
990-T

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2008

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2008

PDF

990-PF
990-PF
990-T
990-T
990-T
990-T

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2007

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2007

PDF

990-PF

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2006

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2006

PDF

990-PF

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2005

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2005

PDF

990-PF
990-T

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2004

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2004

PDF

990-PF
990-T

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2003

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2003

PDF

990-PF

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2002

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2002

PDF

990-PF

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2001

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2001

PDF

990-PF

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2000

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2000

PDF

990-PF

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

About This Data

Nonprofit Explorer includes summary data for nonprofit tax returns and PDFs of full Form 990 documents.

The summary data contains information processed by the IRS during the 2012-2017 calendar years; this generally consists of filings for the 2011-2016 fiscal years, but may include older records. This data release includes only a subset of what can be found in the full Form 990s.

In addition to the raw summary data, we link to PDFs of full Form 990 documents wherever possible. This consists of a separate release by the IRS of Form 990 documents processed by the agency through June 2016; these documents may contain filings as recent as the 2015 fiscal year.

Which Organizations Are Here?

Every organization that has been recognized as tax exempt by the IRS has to file Form 990 every year, unless they make less than $200,000 in revenue and have less than $500,000 in assets, in which case they have to file form 990-EZ. Organizations making less than $50,000 don’t have to file either form but do have to let the IRS they’re still in business via a Form 990N "e-Postcard."

Nonprofit Explorer has organizations claiming tax exemption in each of the 27 subsections of the 501(c) section of the tax code, and which have filed a Form 990, Form 990EZ or Form 990PF. Taxable trusts and private foundations that are required to file a form 990PF are also included. Small organizations filing a Form 990N "e-Postcard" are not included in this data.

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  • Raw filing data. Includes EINs and summary financials as structured data.
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  • Form 990 documents requested and processed by Public.Resource.Org and ProPublica. We post bulk downloads of these documents at the Internet Archive.
  • Form 990 documents as XML files. Includes complete filing data (financial details, names of officers, tax schedules, etc.) in machine-readable format. Only available for electronically filed documents.
  • Audits. PDFs of single or program-specific audits for nonprofit organizations that spent $750,000 or more in Federal grant money in a single fiscal year. Available for 2016 and later.