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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...

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...

Capacity Building Grant Cycle 2 Opens June 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 2 will open this...

Boys & Girls Club Receives Funding For Afterschool Programs

Ausherman Family Foundation recently presented the Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County with a $25,000 General Grant for Afterschool Programs promoting health, social, educational, vocational, character and leadership development. The programs provide...

Temporary Mural Project in Downtown Frederick

Vanessa Smith creates temporary mural at 69 S. Market St, Downtown Frederick WDVM Newscast The Ausherman Family Foundation recently funded a temporary mural project at 69 S. Market Street in Downtown Frederick.Several proposals were accepted from artists...

Spanish Speaking Community of Maryland Receives Focus Grant

Pictured from left to right: Ausherman Family Foundation’s Executive Director, Leigh Adams, left, and Trustee, Renee Lopez, right, present a check Spanish Speaking Community of Maryland’s Executive Director, Maria Herrera, center, and Program Director,...