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2023 Ausherman Family Foundation Annual Report

2023 Ausherman Family Foundation Annual Report

Through grantmaking, impactful networks, physical projects, leadership development, and education, the Ausherman Family Foundation contributed $2,123,285 to the community. We are proud of the work we achieved over the past year and recognize none of it would have been...

Downtown Ambassador Program Active in the Community

Downtown Ambassador Program Active in the Community

In Downtown Frederick, a regular crew of individuals dressed in bright green jackets, vests, and shirts walk the streets. These people are part of the Downtown Ambassador team coordinated by Downtown Frederick Partnership. The Ambassador team has been an invaluable...

Salvation Army Day Center Operational Support

Salvation Army Day Center Operational Support

Entering another year of operations, The Salvation Army continues to offer a safe respite for people experiencing homelessness at its Day Center located at Grace United Church of Christ. The Day Center provides shelter from the elements and safety from scrutiny for...

Happy Hour with Nonprofit Young Professionals

Happy Hour with Nonprofit Young Professionals

​On July 20, the Nonprofit Young Professionals met at Rockwell Riverside Brewery for its first Happy Hour! The Nonprofit Young Professionals Group is a collaborative effort between the Ausherman Family Foundation and the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce’s...

Lattes With Lori

Lattes With Lori

Lori Perkins, Grants Manager, Ausherman Family Foundation"Lattes with Lori" is returning in the Fall of 2023. This is an opportunity for us to get to know our grant partners over a cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. This initiative promotes open dialogue with both...

Youth Forum: Continuing the Conversation

Youth Forum: Continuing the Conversation

On June 6, the second in a series of community forums focused on youth and young adults ages 14-24 was held at Hood College. Participants were invited to volunteer to join a workgroup on one of four collective impact topics: 1) Engaging in discussion around creating a...

New Resources at the Library

New Resources at the Library

​Do you want to increase your nonprofit knowledge? Do you have questions about how to write an effective grant or about what technology can do to help your nonprofit? Then visit the library! The Ausherman Family Foundation has a partnership with the C. Burr Artz...

IDEA Grant Cycle I Reopened May 30

IDEA Grant Cycle I Reopened May 30

​The Ausherman Family Foundation has reopened Cycle I of the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity Aligned Grant. This grant is exclusively for Black-led nonprofits serving within Frederick County that fit within any of our four areas of interest: Children, Youth, &...

2023 Nonprofit Summit – Building a Culture of Collaboration

2023 Nonprofit Summit – Building a Culture of Collaboration

​ The 2023 Nonprofit Summit welcomed over 160 individuals from the local nonprofit community to an energizing day of learning and networking. This day was made possible by the tireless efforts of the Nonprofit Summit Committee, and fiscal support from the Ausherman...