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Downtown Safety & Services Initiative Launches

Video courtesy of WDVM By: Brendan Reynolds, WDVM September 18, 2019 FREDERICK, Md. (WDVM) — The Downtown Safety and Services Initiative (DSSI) is a community initiative stemming from a conversation held back in the Fall of 2018 between the city of...

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...

Centro Hispano de Frederick Receives Funding For EXITO Program

Ausherman Family Foundation recently presented the Centro Hispano de Frederick with a $7,500 General Grant for the EXITO Summer Success Academy. Students grades 7 - 12 participate in the 4-week program where they build upon the existing STEM Program while...

Upcoming Kinetic Sculpture Display in Carroll Creek

News-Post file photo by Danielle E. Gaines By: Kate Masters, Frederick News-PostJuly 11, 2019In the summer, Carroll Creek is filled with massive water lilies and jewel-toned blossoms. In winter, it’s filled with brightly lit boats. But in the early spring,...

Accepting Proposals for Kinetic Wind Art Sculpture on Carroll Creek

Ausherman Family Foundation (“AFF”), in collaboration with Rotary Club of Carroll Creek, is requesting proposals for a site-specific commission for kinetic wind art. The sculpture will be displayed in the middle of Carroll Creek beginning in early spring...

Kerry McHugh 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, Kerry McHugh.Kerry is currently the Program Officer of the Helen J. Serini Foundation. There, she...

S.O.S. Safe Ride Receives Funding For Operating Costs

Ausherman Family Foundation recently presented S.O.S. Safe Ride Foundation with a $25,000 General Grant to fund general operating costs. The organization is dedicated to taking a stance against intoxicated driving. To date, they have administered over...

Frederick Food Security Network to Expand Operations

Courtesy of : Hood College's Frederick Food Security Network June 4, 2019 FREDERICK, Maryland—Hood College’s Frederick Food Security Network (FFSN) has been awarded two grants to help maintain and expand its community gardens. HEAL Cities, an organization...