Vision, Mission, and Values

Vision


Horizons envisions a world where all LGBTQ people live freely and fully.

Mission


The world’s first community foundation of, by, and for LGBTQ people, Horizons invests in LGBTQ nonprofits, strengthens a culture of LGBTQ giving, and builds a permanent endowment to secure our community’s future for generations to come.

Values



Justice

We fight for social justice – including racial, gender, and economic justice – for all.


EqUity

We work for a world in which every person has truly equal opportunity to live, love, and thrive.


Pride

We take pride in our community and in its vibrant diversity and celebrate our identities, our cultures, our commonalities, and our differences.


Generosity

We celebrate and nurture our community’s generosity of time, resources, and passions – what underpins all our progress.


Legacy

We honor our histories and all those who fought for our communities, and we simultaneously create a foundation for future generations of LGBTQ people.


Courage

We have the courage to take risks and we invest in ambitious, innovative ideas and leadership, especially those unlikely to find investment elsewhere.


Excellence

The community we exist to serve deserves excellence and we ensure that excellence extends to every aspect of our work.