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Downtown Street Scape Study

Downtown Street Scape Study

On November 8, 2021, the Downtown Frederick Streetscape Study published a report based on discoveries from multiple community forums and a public survey which received 1,932 responses. The Streetscape Study was initiated to respond to the street usage and needs after...

DSSI Hiring for Ambassador Program

DSSI Hiring for Ambassador Program

The Downtown Frederick Partnership is now hiring for the Ambassador Program! The Ambassador Program was identified as a need by the Downtown Safety and Services Initiative (DSSI). The role of an ambassador is to help improve the appearance and safety of the streets in...

Where can you donate this holiday season?

Where can you donate this holiday season?

In the spirit of the season, many people are interested in donating items, time, or money to local organizations that help people through some difficult times during the holiday. Check out the list below to see a few places that you can donate! Faith House Collecting:...

Claire McCardell Statue Raised

Claire McCardell Statue Raised

The Frederick Art Club, comprised of all women, charted a pathway over two years ago to erect a female statue in Frederick. The Frederick Art Club selected Claire McCardell, a woman born and raised on Rockwell Terrace, a graduate of Hood College, and an...

Frederick County Transportation Study

Frederick County Transportation Study

Final Opportunity to Voice Your Opinions about TransportationIn October, a survey was distributed throughout the community to understand the transportation gaps of Frederick County. This survey received over one thousand responses which will help influence possible...

2021 Capacity Building Grant Cycle 1 Will Open December 1

2021 Capacity Building Grant Cycle 1 Will Open December 1

Applications for all grant requests must be made via our online portal. Requests received via email, phone, or direct mail will not be reviewed.The Ausherman Family Foundation’s (AFF) Trustees announced their Capacity Building Grant Cycle 1 will open December 1, 2021....

Impact Analysis Review – Frederick Funders Shared Data Report (2020)

Impact Analysis Review – Frederick Funders Shared Data Report (2020)

Thank you for registering for Impact Analysis Review - Frederick Funders Shared Data Report, November 4 from 11:30am-12:30pm EST! Erik Devereux, the consultant who compiled the report, will begin the forum with a brief overview of the Grantmaking Data Report and then...

Feeding the Hungry

Feeding the Hungry

Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry (FHFH) was recently awarded a $5,000 General Grant to support its efforts in providing food for food banks in Frederick. This money allows FHFH to process 66 deer that were donated by Frederick County residents. Once this meat is...

Open Board of Trustee Position for College Student

Open Board of Trustee Position for College Student

In the fall of 2019, the Ausherman Family Foundation opened a position on the Board of Trustees exclusively for a college student. The Foundation recognized that there was a gap in the age representation of the younger generation and wanted to invite the opinions and...

Philanthropist Roundtable Convenes around Funders’ Data Project

Philanthropist Roundtable Convenes around Funders’ Data Project

​On September 1, 2021, leading funders and government officials in Frederick gathered at the Maryland National Golf Club to listen to a presentation by consultant Erik Devereux. He compiled, analyzed, charted, and graphed the collective 2020 giving data of 11...

Battling Transportation Inequities

Battling Transportation Inequities

Second Chances Garage is a nonprofit organization in Frederick that works to increase car ownership, an important step in breaking cycles of poverty. One of Second Chance Garage’s primary programs is refurbishing “program cars” to sell at very low cost to people in...