Raleigh, NC, March 18, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The John Rex Endowment announces four new Capacity Building Initiative grants, which total $126,500. The intent of the Capacity Building Initiative is to build the strength and resilience of the local nonprofit sector so that the children and youth of our community have the quality of services and support they need to thrive.
The following organizations will receive capacity building grants:
Action for Children North Carolina
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle
Haven House Services
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle
“We are committed to supporting activities that can strengthen and build the capacity of nonprofit agencies that foster vital services for children and youth in our community,” said Kevin Cain, president and CEO of the John Rex Endowment. “Capacity Building Initiative grants provide nonprofits with resources to engage in planning and implementation for enhanced performance and increased efficiency.”
The John Rex Endowment has supported 33 capacity building grants totaling more than $550,000 funded through the Capacity Building Initiative since 2009.
About the John Rex Endowment:
The John Rex Endowment invests in the development and support of activities, programs and organizations that improve the health of underserved children and youth in Wake County. To learn more, please visit www.rexendowment.org.