so everyone in Howard County
can live a longer, better life
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
Oct, 23, 2020 Kerry Darragh
Horizon Foundation seeks partners to improve the serious illness and end-of-life experience for communities of color Overview The number of patients accessing hospice and palliative…
Oct, 08, 2020 Kerry Darragh
Telling stories is one of the most powerful tools to influence, teach and inspire. It is also one of the best ways to connect with…
The Horizon Foundation releases additional mental health funding to protect the wellbeing of Howard County residents Our community continues to face significant mental health challenges.…
Report: The 2020 Vision for Health in Howard County
Persistent racial disparities in numerous health measures pose challenges and opportunities for Howard County, Maryland, according to a new report released by the Horizon Foundation. The report details inequities in prenatal care and infant health, chronic disease, mental health and advance care planning and also analyzes root causes and calls for specific solutions and broad action by public agencies and others to address them.LEARN MORE