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The Horizon Foundation was created in 1998 with proceeds from the sale of Howard County General Hospital to Johns Hopkins Medicine. Today, the Foundation is the largest independent health philanthropy in the state of Maryland. Since our founding, the Foundation has invested nearly $50 million in more than 250 community programs.

The Foundation is comprised of two legal entities dedicated to improving health and wellness in Howard County: The Horizon Foundation of Howard County, Inc., and the Howard Community Health Foundation, Inc.

Consolidated financial audits for both organizations are conducted annually. View recent audited financial statements (pdf):