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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News & Events

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Downtown Ambassador Program Active in the Community

In Downtown Frederick, a regular crew of individuals dressed in bright green jackets, vests, and shirts walk the streets. These people are part of the Downtown Ambassador team coordinated by Downtown Frederick Partnership. The Ambassador team has been an invaluable...

Salvation Army Day Center Operational Support

Entering another year of operations, The Salvation Army continues to offer a safe respite for people experiencing homelessness at its Day Center located at Grace United Church of Christ. The Day Center provides shelter from the elements and safety from scrutiny for...