COVID-19 Emergency Response

We are partnering in a collaborative effort to help Frederick County households and we need your help. Take a look at how you can contribute your time, talents, and resources.

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

Get the latest info and happenings

Leadership Development Grants Program Renewed

Ausherman Family Foundation is proud to partner with The Helen J. Serini Foundation to make funds available once again in 2020 for Frederick County nonprofits seeking professional development opportunities. The Leadership Development Grants Program was...

Tammie Workman Appointed to Board of Trustees

The Ausherman Family Foundation, a private foundation established in 2006, recently announced the addition of a new trustee to their board of trustees, Tammie Workman.Tammie has served in varied capacities as a career educator – teacher, assistant...

Frederick Speaker Series Receives Funding

Speakers for 2020 Frederick Speaker Series John Fieseler, Executive Director of Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc., serves as guest moderator for Doris Kearns Goodwin on January 23, 2020. Speaker Doris Kearns Goodwin on January 23, 2020....