Funding Opportunities Announced for Fall 2013 Grant Award Cycle

The John Rex Endowment has new funding available for projects related to the following two goals from our five-year plan, Our Plan for Impact, 2013-2018: Preventing Injury and Nonprofit Capacity Building

For the Preventing Injury goal, funding is directed toward increasing the number of people and organizations engaged in activities that are effective in preventing injury and ensuring the overall safety of Wake County children.  Specific strategies of interest are detailed in the Preventing Injury Request for Proposals.

For the Nonprofit Capacity Building goal, funding is focused on building the strength and sustainability of nonprofit organizations that support Wake County children in living healthy lives. Three types of support are available for as detailed in each respective Request for Proposals.  

Expansion Grant applications will also be accepted for projects that build or expand on a prior John Rex Endowment assessment, planning, or implementation grant.  Requirements and guidelines are outlined in our "Guidelines for Expansion Grant Applications."

Deadlines are outlined in each request for proposals. If you have questions about these funding opportunities or our online grant management system, contact Kate Shirah at or 919-838-1183

Apply Online

The John Rex Endowment has launched a new online grant management system. To apply for grants in this award cycle, you must register and apply online. We highly recommend that you complete the registration process early and familiarize yourself with the new online system. To get started, review the tutorials and instructions.