Forest Trees

WELCOME

Since its founding in 1997, Horizon Foundation has funded non-profit organizations that meet the mission goals in places where our trustees live and work. Grant funding concentrates on building organizational and community-wide effectiveness, developing opportunities, raising aspirations, and generally making a positive and lasting difference.

 

OUR MISSION

Horizon Foundation supports non-profit organizations that aspire to create and maintain sustainable, vibrant and resilient communities by:
- Enabling children and adults to lead their communities in creative, healthy and thoughtful ways;
- Educating citizens to be good stewards of the environment;
- Conserving land and water resources;
- Encouraging service to others;
- Promoting visual arts and music, and;
- Teaching appreciation of and preserving historic assets.

IMG_6470.jpg
 

WHERE WE FUND

Our giving is aligned with the geographic as well as programatic interest areas of our trustees. Organizations must be based in or primarily serve one or more of the following communities:

Connecticut - Fairfield County

Florida - Dade and Martin Counties

Idaho - Blaine County

Maine - Cumberland, Lincoln, Franklin, and York Counties

Massachusetts - Barnstable County

New Hampshire - Rockingham County

New Jersey - Mercer County

 
IMG_7278.jpg

In Maine, Horizon will continue to support organizations that serve children, provide in-person or online arts, enrichment, educational, and leadership development opportunities, and those that aim to assure food security and assistance for those most vulnerable.


Our conservation funding in Maine will continue to support organizations and programs that implement the strategies of 

Maine Won’t Wait – A Four Year Plan for Climate Action, 

IMG_0001_edited.jpg

Outside of Maine, Horizon is particularly focused on identifying and supporting organizations that:
- Encourage learning in the classroom and beyond;
- Help to build self-esteem;
- Motivate individuals to reach for higher levels of educational proficiency and competency, and;
- Strive to increase the number of safe places for children to learn, share, and ultimately become stronger leaders for the future.

 
IMG_7256_edited.jpg