Empowering the Passion for Change.

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.


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The Work We Do


General, Capacity Building, & Focus


Development & Training


Initiatives & Projects

What We Fund

Selection Process

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The Ausherman Family Foundation supports the following Areas of Interest:

Health & Human Services

Arts & Culture

Public Society Benefit

Children, Youth, & Families

This is our selection process for grants here at Ausherman Family Foundation:

Children, Youth, & Families

Human Health Services

Arts & Culture

Public/Society Benefit

Map of Frederick Funding

The Ausherman family has its roots in Frederick County. Having been blessed with success, the family is committed to giving back to the community in ways that strengthen the community and ensure that the County is sought as a viable, attractive place to live and work.

Maryland map highlighting Frederick County
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Frederick Chorale with a Busy 2023-2024 Season

​The Frederick Chorale has a busy performance schedule from 2023 to mid-2024 with roughly seven concerts planned! The Frederick Chorale is a local chorus nonprofit organization that provides professional, high-quality concerts to the community. The organization’s...

April Lee, IDEA Committee Member

April Lee, IDEA Committee MemberApril Lee is Co-Owner of Lee Building Maintenance located in Frederick, Maryland and has served as President since 2015. April is a Certified Building Service Executive (CBSE) through the leading commercial cleaning trade association...