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Ausherman Family Foundation Funding in 2019

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

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

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...

Police Activities League (PAL) Adds Rock Climbing Wall

Police Activities League (PAL) Adds Rock Climbing Wall

Police Activities League (PAL) volunteers and participants with Ausherman Family Foundation Trustee Kari Browning pictured with new rock climbing wall. Ausherman Family Foundation Trustee Kari Browning pictured with new rock climbing wall....

Downtown Safety & Services Initiative Announces Public Meeting

Downtown Safety & Services Initiative Announces Public Meeting

Peter Couchman of Ausherman Family Foundation addresses group at first Downtown Safety & Services Initiative Public Meeting in October 2019. DSSI Public Meeting #2February 26, 20207:00 PM - 9:00 PMNew Spire Stages15 West Patrick St., Frederick, MD The...

Introducing “Lattes With Lori”

Introducing “Lattes With Lori”

Lori Perkins, Grants Coordinator, Ausherman Family Foundation 2019 Standards of Excellence Class of Licensed Consultants We are excited to announce "Lattes with Lori" will kick off in 2020! This is a new opportunity for us to get to know our grant partners...

Blessings In A Backpack Increases Services

Blessings In A Backpack Increases Services

Blessings In A Backpack Volunteers with Ausherman Family Foundation Trustee, Renee Ausherman, and Grants Manager, Lori Perkins. Blessings In A Backpack Volunteers pack weekend bags for students. Ausherman Family Foundation awarded Blessings In A Backpack...

2020 Frederick Nonprofit Summit Tickets On Sale!

2020 Frederick Nonprofit Summit Tickets On Sale!

Tickets are now on sale for the 2020 Frederick Nonprofit Summit! This event will be bigger than ever and bring together leaders from all areas of the nonprofit sector from across the region. Frederick is honored to welcome Vu Le, a nationally recognized blogger of...

2020 Capacity Building Grant Cycle 1 Opens December 1

2020 Capacity Building Grant Cycle 1 Opens 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 is now open....

S.O.S. Safe Ride & Second Chances Garage Collaborate

S.O.S. Safe Ride & Second Chances Garage Collaborate

Wayne Dorsey, S.O.S. Safe Ride President & Founder, and Cindy D'Aquino, Second Chances Garage Director of Development Vehicle donated to S.O.S. Safe Ride by Second Chances Garage. Second Chances Garage volunteers work on donated vehicle. S.O.S. Safe...

Phoenix Foundation Announces Opening of Recovery High School

Phoenix Foundation Announces Opening of Recovery High School

The Phoenix Foundation of Maryland Recovery High School located at 117 East Church St. in Downtown Frederick. Sean Nicholson, the Phoenix Foundation's Director of Development, and Marvin Ausherman, Founder of Ausherman Family Foundation  In The News......