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Resources for Nonprofit Organizations

Resources for Nonprofit Organizations

Ausherman Family Foundation now has samples of the Letter of Intent (LOI), grant applications, and reports. If you would like to view these documents prior to creating an account or applying for a grant, please view the PDF or Word versions below. Please note, all...

Trauma Responsive Frederick Engages Coordinator

Trauma Responsive Frederick Engages Coordinator

Dr. Rachel MandelThe Trauma Responsive Frederick (TRF) network was formed by human service providers to address the need for healing in Frederick County as the level of trauma significantly increased as a result of the pandemic. The group found it would be essential...

The Grant Seekers Resource Center Offers Databases & Books

The Grant Seekers Resource Center Offers Databases & Books

The Ausherman Family Foundation partners with the Grant Seekers Resource Center at the Frederick County C. Burr Artz Public Library to bring reference and circulating materials to nonprofit staff, board members, fundraisers, and the general public. One of the top...

Frederick Transportation Study Hires Consultant

Frederick Transportation Study Hires Consultant

Heidi Holtz of Stillwork ConsultingAusherman Family Foundation (AFF) has worked with several nonprofit leaders, members of the community, government officials, and businesses to discuss Frederick’s transportation barriers and opportunities. Over the last year, AFF has...

New Kinetic Art Sculptures Installed in Carroll Creek

New Kinetic Art Sculptures Installed in Carroll Creek

Kinetic Art Sculptures displayed on Carroll Creek.In 2019, Ausherman Family Foundation catalyzed a new Community Project in collaboration with Rotary Club of Carroll Creek display kinetic art at the entrance of Carroll Creek Linear Park. Three sponsors selected...

20 Years Ago: Supporting Frederick Together

20 Years Ago: Supporting Frederick Together

Even 20 years later, the Ausherman Family Foundation (AFF) is still rooted in partnering with the community to move Frederick forward for all. An early example is the HOPE VI project with The Housing Authority of the City of Frederick to develop a mixed-use community....

AARCH Receives Funding for Management Consultant

AARCH Receives Funding for Management Consultant

The African American Resources Cultural and Heritage Society (AARCH) received a $45,000 Capacity Building Grant to contract a qualified museum professional on a 6-month interim basis to provide strategic planning, review and streamline Society operations, update the...

Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County “Club on the Go” Bus

Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County “Club on the Go” Bus

"Club on the Go" Bus featuring a new, colorful wrap.The Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County recently launched their newest initiative, "Club on the Go." This new program will serve kids living in remote areas that otherwise would not have access to youth...

Marvin Ausherman Named A Top Building Giver

Marvin Ausherman Named A Top Building Giver

Inside Philanthropy, a nationally recognized nonprofit publication, named Marvin Ausherman as one of the "Top Givers in Real Estate" among developers, builders, investors, and real estate owners. The article attributed part of the Foundation's success as a result of...

Mental Health Association Celebrates Catoctin Affair

Mental Health Association Celebrates Catoctin Affair

The Mental Health Association (MHA) hosted the Annual Catoctin Affair as a drive-in style benefit concert featuring live music by The Reagan Years at the Frederick Fairgrounds. In an effort to maximize and encourage fundraising, Ausherman Family Foundation announced a...

Window Art in Downtown Frederick

Window Art in Downtown Frederick

Ausherman Family Foundation partnered with the Downtown Frederick Partnership and Ellen Byrne to bring vibrant window art to Kemp Hall Lofts & Studios located on the corner of N. Market St. and E. Church St. The art reflects the Downtown Frederick community and...

Simon Turner Memorial Garden Public Meeting

Simon Turner Memorial Garden Public Meeting

Rendering of Simon Turner Memorial Park featuring a splash fountain.The mission of the Simon Turner Memorial Garden is to provide an inclusive space that appeals to people of all ages and backgrounds.  A virtual public information meeting will be held on Wednesday,...