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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Ausherman Family Foundation Funding in 2019

Through grantmaking, community benefit projects, leadership and educational opportunities, it has been Ausherman Family Foundation’s pleasure to invest $4,647,673 charitable dollars back into the community. We thank our valued community partners, especially the...

Seton Center Offers Free Trainings

Bridges to Sustainable Communities Symposium at Mount St. Mary's University in October 2019 In October 2019, the Seton Center hosted the Bridges to Sustainable Communities Symposium at Mount St. Mary's University. The Ausherman Family Foundation was proud...

Kinetic Art Sculptures in Carroll Creek

Ausherman Family Foundation's Kinetic Art Sculpture Ausherman Family Foundation catalyzed a new Community Benefit Project to display kinetic wind art in the middle of Carroll Creek from March through November. In collaboration with Rotary Club of Carroll...