Mission & Vision


Our Vision is that Frederick County is a thriving community of vibrant spaces and places, with a superior quality of life, and strong and collaborative nonprofit organizations. 

To realize their vision, the Ausherman Family Foundation Trustees support the following activities:

  • Lead others to give
  • Catalyze major projects and partnering with others
  • Fill gaps in service
  • Sustain effective cooperation with other nonprofit organizations (NPOs)
  • Collaborate and partner with other grant-making organizations
  • Support leadership development through charitable giving
  • Offer grants for NPOs for capacity building, operations, programs, projects and focus initiatives


The Ausherman Family Foundation empowers the passion for change in Frederick County, Maryland.