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Window Art in Downtown Frederick

Ausherman Family Foundation recently 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 highlights events happening...

Executive Director Breakfast Welcomes Maryland Nonprofits

Wendy Wolff, Director of Strategic Engagement at Maryland Nonprofits Three times a year, the Ausherman Family Foundation hosts an Executive Director Breakfast that brings together the paid leaders and executives of Frederick County nonprofits for...

Temporary Mural Project Expanded in Downtown Frederick

Vanessa Smith creates temporary mural at 69 S. Market St, Downtown Frederick A temporary mural project located at 69 S. Market Street in Downtown Frederick recently moved into the second phase and expanded to windows on the side of the building. The...

Initiative Aims to Address Safety Concerns in Downtown Frederick

Pete Couchman, Director of Community Benefit Projects for the Ausherman Family Foundation; Gayon Sampson, Executive Assistant to the Mayor of Frederick. Photo by Graham Cullen, Frederick News Post The Downtown Safety & Services Initiative kicked off on...

Frederick Art Club Awards Grant for the Claire McCardell Project

Rendering of the Claire McCardell statue by Sarah Hempel Irani, the award-winning sculptor and Frederick Art Club member commissioned to create the sculpture. Courtesy of The Frederick Art Club Ausherman Family Foundation recently presented The Frederick...

Funding Awarded for Day Shelter Program

People experiencing homelessness will soon be able to seek respite from extreme weather at a Day Shelter while accessing mobile case management, health services, and programming from partnering agencies. Ausherman Family Foundation recently awarded the...

Second Chances Garage Receives Funding

Ausherman Family Foundation recently presented Second Chances Garage with a Capacity Building Grant to support a strategic planning retreat and a General Grant to support Operating Costs. The Board will utilize a consultant to build a strategic growth plan...

Downtown Safety & Services Initiative Launches

Video courtesy of WDVM By: Brendan Reynolds, WDVM September 18, 2019 FREDERICK, Md. (WDVM) — The Downtown Safety and Services Initiative (DSSI) is a community initiative stemming from a conversation held back in the Fall of 2018 between the city of...