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 people creating opportunities to connect with others and act together so children here are safe and supported."  Kevin Cain, President and CEO

Upcoming Due Dates

  • 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

Training Opportunity: Strengthen Skills for Effectively Preventing Childhood Injury and Violence

SKIPP (Skills & Knowledge for Injury Prevention Partners), the grant project that focuses on increasing the capacity of Wake County organizations to prevent childhood injury is pleased to announce the application process for the first training series open to individuals working with children and youth, parents, or caregivers.  Participants will enhance their knowledge of and ability to use the eight core competencies for injury/violence prevention through the use of evidence-based practices.  The application deadline to the first CORE Training series is close of business Tuesday, July 28, 2015.