John Rex Endowment announces a grant of $162,430 to Arts Access, Inc. for the Wake Arts Inclusion Project, which focuses on increasing participation by children with disabilities in the full range of cultural arts activities in Wake County. [more]
John Rex Endowment announces more than $1 million in grants for Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) and Youth Thrive to support positive mental health in Wake County. In addition, a planning grant has been awarded to UNC Department of Pediatrics for an injury prevention project focused on child maltreatment. [more]
The John Rex Endowment announces grants for Arts Access Inc. and Wake County SmartStart for projects to support positive mental health of children. Arts Access will receive a $28,750 grant to plan for new and more intensive ways to make arts accessible to children with disabilities. Wake County SmartStart will receive $551,978 to improve Wake Connections, an online system that simplifies the process for connecting families of young children to home-based programs and community resources. [more]
The John Rex Endowment announces the approval of $824,106 in funding for five grants to organizations that support the physical, mental and emotional well-being of children. Recipients include Natural Learning Initiative of the College of Design at NC State University, Salvation Army of Wake County, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine Program on Integrative Medicine, Advocates for Health in Action and PLM Families Together. [more]
The John Rex Endowment has awarded $1.9 million to support five organizations that are partnering to nurture children’s mental, social and emotional well-being in places and spaces where children live, learn and play. The four-year grant project will engage a network of Wake County organizations and leaders to transform community settings into vibrant places that attract families and provide healthy childhood experiences that are critical for children from birth to age 8.
Professor Matt Sanders, founder of the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program® visited Raleigh on August 20 for the Triple P Stay Positive Raleigh celebration with Project Enlightenment and more than 30 local partner agencies.
The John Rex Endowment announces a four-year grant of $769,271 to support the implementation of programs to increase the capacity of WakeMed Physician Practices – Pediatrics to promote positive social, emotional, physical, and cognitive health of children. Triangle Family Services has also been awarded a $34,055 grant for a nonprofit capacity building project.
A network of 28 Raleigh agencies is ready to help parents with strategies from Triple P - Positive Parenting Program®, an evidence-based, international model that offers parents tools and tips to raise confident, healthy children. Project Enlightenment has provided training and certification for more than 150 staff in places and spaces where families visit, play or seek services in Raleigh.
The John Rex Endowment announces an investment of more than $675,000 for seven grants to support the physical, mental and emotional well-being of children in greater Wake County. Grant recipients include InterAct, Duke Center for Child and Family Policy, Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute, Haven House Services, Lucy Daniels Center, Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education and Triangle Family Services.