So everyone in Howard County
can live longer, better lives
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.
Million invested in community health
Percent drop in soda sales
Elementary schools with fresh new lunch menus
Ambassador organizations for advance care planning
Sep, 12, 2018 Akbar Tolbert
Join the Horizon Foundation, Gilchrist and St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church for a Speak(easy) Howard film screening.
Sep, 10, 2018 Akbar Tolbert
Background The Horizon Foundation believes that every member of our community deserves the opportunity to live a long, healthy life. Yet data show health challenges…
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.LEARN MORE