Eight Nonprofits Receive Capacity Building Grants

The John Rex Endowment announces eight grants totaling $201,210 to support nonprofit capacity building and organizational assessments for agencies that support the physical, mental and emotional well-being of children. Recipients include Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle, Haven House Services, El Pueblo, InterAct, Kidznotes, Lucy Daniels Center, SAFEchild, and WakeEd Partnership.

Capacity building implementation grants approved for four nonprofits include $40,250 each for both El Pueblo and InterAct, $37,300 for Kidznotes and $39,675 for WakeEd Partnership. Funded capacity building grants typically focus on strategic planning, process improvements, development or evaluation. 

Four grants will support organizational assessments, including $11,500 for both Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle and SAFEchild, $10,235 for Haven House Services and $10,500 for Lucy Daniels Center. Organizational assessments cover six key areas of a nonprofit’s infrastructure including mission, vision and strategy; governance and leadership; resource development; strategic relationships; internal operations and management; and program delivery and impact. 

Since 2009, the John Rex Endowment has invested more than $2 million in nonprofit capacity building through 84 grants to help build the strength and sustainability of nonprofit organizations that support the physical, mental and emotional well-being of children.