All children should reach their full potential.

Working together toward common goals for children.

Creating healthier environments where children can thrive.

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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

In the Spotlight

Nonprofit Capacity Building: 2014 Review and Future Directions

Since 2009 the John Rex Endowment has made grant awards to Wake County nonprofits to enhance and build their core infrastructure.  It is our belief that in order for an organization to effectively carry out its mission the organization itself must be strong.  Our Nonprofit Capacity Building: 2014 Review and Future Directions report provides a perspective on the impact of our support in the areas of leadership, adaptive, management and technical capacity.  We learned that grantees feel they are stronger organizations, with better capacity, as a result of John Rex Endowment funding.  Read more in Learnings.