Mission Statement

The John Rex Endowment supports an environment where all children and families in greater Wake County live healthy lives.

Guiding Principles

The John Rex Endowment is directed by strong and deliberate guiding principles. Over the course of our history, we have developed a set of guides that influence our grantmaking and other approaches. We will continue to use these principles as we implement our Strategic Roadmap:

  • Focusing on prevention;
  • Supporting promising and proven practices;
  • Addressing the connected and diverse factors that influence children’s well-being; and
  • Committing to and deepening our understanding of health and racial equity.

Values Statement

The culture at the John Rex Endowment is important to us. Our Values Statement reflects both who we are and who we strive to be.