All children should reach their full potential.

Working together toward common goals for children.

Creating healthier environments where children can thrive.




Who We Are

The John Rex Endowment supports an environment where children and families in greater Wake County live healthy lives.  Guided by the belief that all children should reach their full potential, the John Rex Endowment works with the community to support the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of children.

"We're focused on taking the right steps now; creating healthier environments where children can thrive."  Kevin Cain, President and CEO

Upcoming Due Dates

  • July 15 – LOI: Coalition Effectiveness
  • Aug. 11 – Appl.: Positive Mental Health, Preventing Injury, Capacity Building, Strategic Restructuring, Organizational Assessment
  • Aug. 19 – Appl.: Coalition Effectiveness
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In the Spotlight

Fall Funding Cycle Announcement Includes Opportunities for Coalitions

The John Rex Endowment is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for coalitions, as well as currently open funding opportunities, for projects related to our five-year plan, Our Plan for Impact: 2013-2018.  In this fall funding cycle, we will accept applications that support our goals: Coalition Effectiveness, Positive Mental Health, Preventing Injury and Nonprofit Capacity Building.  See each Request for Proposal for full details.