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Leading
Community
Change


So everyone in Howard County
can live longer, better lives

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A Healthier Howard County

The Horizon Foundation is Howard County’s community health foundation. We are committed to improving health through innovative initiatives, collaborative partnerships, strategic grantmaking and thoughtful advocacy. Our work is driven by community needs and is shaped around strategic solutions that promise a significant lasting impact on physical and mental health in Howard County.

As the largest independent health philanthropy in Maryland, we are driven to help everyone in our community – especially those facing the greatest challenges. Learn more about us.

Senior Couple Walking With Pet Bulldog In Countryside
45

Million invested in community health

250

Programs Funded

20

Percent drop in soda sales

41

Elementary schools with fresh new lunch menus

15

Ambassador organizations for advance care planning

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2018 Mental Health Film Festival Draws 300 Attendees

Our second-ever Mental Health Film Festival drew 300 people for an evening of film, discussion and reflection to build awareness and compassion for members of our community facing mental health challenges.

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