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Grants to Maryland Non-Profit & Public Agencies
to Improve the Health of Howard County Residents

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The Horizon Foundation

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Grants ranging between $10,000 and $40,000 to Maryland non-profit organizations and public entities that are working to improve access to quality, affordable health care, particularly primary and preventive services, in Howard County. The Foundation is specifically interested in funding proposals and projects that have the following goals:

1. Promoting positive lifestyles by improving healthful eating, drinking and physical activity and especially by reducing the consumption of sugar sweetened beverages by Howard County children and their families;
2. Increasing access to high quality, affordable health insurance; access to prevention and primary care services; and access to culturally competent and appropriate services especially for residents with limited English proficiency; and,
3. Improve the health and wellness of those living or working in the county through developing seed/innovation projects.

The Foundation will accept proposals outside of its strategic plan priority areas listed above as long as the proposal can demonstrate a significant need in the county and/or describe a significant innovation that improves the health and wellness of those living or working in Howard County.

Projects may include organizational sustainability improvement, pilot or innovation programs, capacity building, program development, planning grants or strategic collaboration. At present, the Foundation does not support capital campaigns, endowments, individuals or bricks and mortar projects.

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GrantWatch ID#: 133636

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Estimated Size of Grant:

$10,000 - $40,000

Term of Contract:

Projects should be planned for a specific timeframe (e.g., one year, eighteen months, etc.). Multi-year grants will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations must be: (a) tax-exempt under IRS Section 501(c)(3), 501(c)4; (b) public entities; or (c) operate under the fiscal sponsorship of a tax-exempt non-profit.

Pre-Application Information:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Rosimar Melendez
Phone: 410-715-0311

Grant Coverage Areas:

Howard County

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Maryland

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