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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 believe that justice for LGBTQ people is inextricably tied to a larger movement for social justice for all marginalized communities. We are fiercely dedicated to securing equality, dignity, and justice in the daily lives of all LGBTQ people, especially the most vulnerable and disadvantaged.

Inclusion

We are committed to respecting and celebrating the rich diversity of our community and to creating a fully inclusive LGBTQ community. We take pride in the histories, cultures, and achievements of LGBTQ people in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the nation and the world. 

Community

We look to the LGBTQ community as a key source of leadership and insight, and we invest in the power of people, organizations, and movements to advocate for themselves.

Innovation

We value innovative responses to community needs and are willing to take risks in cutting‐edge organizations, ideas, and actions.

Generosity

We believe that generosity and giving are essential to a strong, vibrant, and enduring community, and we promote and honor gifts of all sizes to LGBTQ organizations and causes.

Legacy

We are unwaveringly committed to building a strong movement and community for future generations by growing the resources for the LGBTQ community for both now and forever.