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.

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News & Events

Get the latest info and happenings

Habitat for Humanity Receives Funding for Operational Growth

Ausherman Family Foundation recently presented Habitat for Humanity with a $35,000 General Grant to support operations as the organization experiences rapid growth and large upcoming projects. In 2020, Habitat for Humanity will transfer their focus from...

2019 Nonprofit Summit Follow Up Lunch & Learn

In response to feedback from 2019 Nonprofit Summit attendees, we invited Keynote Speaker, Patrick Jinks, to lead a follow-up interactive coaching session for Board Members and Executive Directors. Patrick Jinks is a Leadership and Strategy Coach at the The...

July Executive Director Breakfast

Guest speaker Kevin McHugh from the Helen J. Serini Foundation and Yinka Bode-George from Maryland Philanthropy Network presented the importance of the 2020 Census at the July Executive Director Breakfast hosted by Ausherman Family Foundations. Nonprofit leaders...