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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...

Ausherman Family Foundation 2018 Annual Report

Through grantmaking, educational opportunities and community benefit projects, it has been Ausherman Family Foundation's pleasure to invest $4.8 million charitable dollars back into the Frederick Community. We thank our grant partners for their hard work...

Ausherman Employees Volunteer

Ausherman Family Foundation and Ausherman Properties had the opportunity to serve their local Downtown Frederick Community.  The team came together to clean up the Frederick Community Action Agency's Playground and spruce up the landscaping. It was a pleasure to serve...

Interfaith Housing Alliance Receives General Grant

Pictured from left to right: Ausherman Family Foundation Chairman, Marvin Ausherman; Interfaith Housing Alliance President/CEO, Jodie Ostoich; and Ausherman Family Foundation Executive Director, Leigh Adams. Ausherman Family Foundation was pleased to...

Leadership Development Grants Program Renewed

Ausherman Foundation is proud to partner with The Helen J. Serini Foundation Due to make funds available once again in 2019 for Frederick County nonprofits seeking professional development opportunities. The Leadership Development Grants program was...

Grantee Spotlight: Woman to Woman Mentoring

Woman to Woman Mentoring Inc. is doing BIG things in 2019! One of their mentees recently shared her story with us: "About 6 months ago I came to a point in my life where I felt like I didn’t have a purpose. I was frustrated. And I was so lost in my career...

Response to New Spire Arts Article by Kate Masters

Local Editorial Frederick News-Post Editorial Board: March 9, 2019By: Leigh Adams, Ausherman Family FoundationThis is in response to the News-Post article that was published March 6 regarding the partnership between New Spire Arts (NSA) and the YMCA. As a...

Nonprofit Seeks Artists for Temporary Mural in Downtown Frederick

Pictured: 69 S. Market St, Downtown Frederick By: CJ Fairfield, Frederick News-Post March 6, 2019 The Ausherman Family Foundation is seeking proposals from artists to add a temporary mural at 69 S. Market St. in downtown Frederick. The building housed a...

AFF Helps Weinberg Upgrade Theatre Projector System

Pictured: Ausherman Family Foundation Trustee, Joe Welty, left, presents a general grant check to Weinberg Center for the Arts Executive Theater Manager, John Healey, middle, and Board President, Brian Ropp, right. The Ausherman Family Foundation, a...

Grantee Spotlight: Blessings In A Backpack

Blessings In A Backpack Volunteers pack weekend bags for students at Ballenger Creek Elementary School. Ausherman Family Foundation awarded Blessings In A Backpack with a $10,000 General Grant to fund operating costs. Blessings in a Backpack, Frederick, MD...