Current funding opportunities for projects related to our five-year plan, Our Plan for Impact, 2013-2018, are detailed below.

Coalition Effectiveness

  • We are pleased to offer support for coalitions to improve their capacity to collaboratively address the needs of Wake County’s children. Applicants must have an explicit focus on children’s health and well-being as related to our funding areas: 1) children’s healthy weight, 2) children’s mental health, social and emotional well-being, or 3) preventing childhood injury. See the Request for Proposals.

Nonprofit Capacity Building

  • Our funding continues to focus on building the strength and sustainability of Wake County’s nonprofit organizations. The multi-year funding includes built-in peer support among awarded organizations. Applicants may request funding in one of two tracks: 1) an Organizational Assessment/Capacity Building grant, or 2) a Capacity Building grant. See the Request for Proposals.

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If you have questions about John Rex Endowment funding opportunities, or our online grant management system, contact Gladys Hairston, Program Officer, at Gladys Hairston or 919-838-1110 extension 6.