Horizons is the world's first community foundation of, by, and for LGBTQ people.

We invest in LGBTQ nonprofits, strengthen a culture of LGBTQ giving, and build a permanent endowment to secure our community’s future for generations to come.

The future is ours

To create

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We fund throughout the LGBTQ community, often prioritizing innovative, grassroots solutions in service to its most under-resourced populations.

To Give

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From four decades of experience and relationships, we are experts on LGBTQ issues in the SF Bay Area — and the best partner in your charitable giving.


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We promote legacy giving, including to our LGBTQ Community Endowment Fund, which will support our community for generations to come.

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Over a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, we're working in community to rebuild.

At the start of the pandemic, Horizons awarded $1 million in emergency grants to Bay Area LGBTQ nonprofits. A year later, recognizing the ongoing need, we launched the LGBTQ Resilience and Recovery Fund to provide more targeted support. 

Give OUT Day 6/30/21

Horizons' Give OUT Day raised $1.9+ million for 400+ LGBTQ nonprofits.

Our record-breaking campaign helped build the capacity of mostly small, grassroots organizations. Over 20,000 donors contributed to hundreds of LGBTQ nonprofits across the country! 

Horizons 2021 Gala Celebration

Join us on Saturday, October 2 for Horizons' 2021 Gala Celebration!

We’ll honor the resilience and brilliance of our LGBTQ community, hear from our grantee partners about our collective impact, and raise critical resources to advance our transformative work.

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2020 was Horizons' 40th Anniversary.

Join us in looking back at our four-decade history in our recent publication 40 Years in Community, which also serves as the foundation's latest annual report.