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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,...

Jeremy Holder 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, Jeremy Holder.Mr. Holder currently serves as the Vice President of Ausherman Properties where he is...

Ausherman Family Foundation Trustees Award $760,000 in Grants

Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County Afterschool Program On May 9th, Trustees of the Ausherman Family Foundation awarded $760,000 in grants to benefit our community. Grantees included Boys & Girls Club, The Community Foundation,  The FCC...

2018 Frederick County Human Needs Assessment

By Elizabeth Y. Day CEO and President, The Community Foundation of Frederick CountyThe Frederick News-PostDid you know that Frederick County is one of the fastest growing counties in Maryland? Because of this, it is undergoing important demographic and...

2019 Nonprofit Summit Board Edition

Leaders Gather to Improve CommunicationBy Wyatt Massey, Frederick News-PostApril 11, 2019For the people leading local nonprofits to improve on major social issues, it can be lonely at the top.A summit held Thursday morning at New Spire Stages looked to...

Public Art Plan For County Unveiled

Pictured: Frederick Mayor Michael O’Connor, left, and Marvin Ausherman, of the Ausherman Family Foundation, talk Thursday at the unveiling of the Frederick Arts Council’s Public Art Master Plan.Photo By: Ryan Marshall, Frederick News-Post By: Ryan...