Foundation Support

Our foundation partners ensure we can fulfill our mission and elevate our impact.

Foundation investment in our core operations and programming is critical to our success. Grants give us the opportunity to evaluate our successes and challenges. These collaborations strengthen our ability to provide our clients with the resources they need to escape the effects of poverty. We recognize the following foundations for their support.

The Community Foundation of Frederick

The Community Foundation is dedicated to connecting people who care with causes that matter to enrich the quality of life in Frederick County now and for future generations.

The Community Foundation of Frederick

Delaplaine Foundation, Inc., is a private family foundation based in Frederick, Maryland, dedicated to the enrichment of communities and families within Maryland, nearby states, and the District of Columbia.  They support programs to strengthen the arts and sciences, historical preservation, educational advancement, spiritual enlightenment and well-being.

G. Frank Thomas Foundation

The G. Frank Thomas Foundation stems from the Thomases of Frederick Trading Company. Charlie Trunk, a venerable Fredericktonian, was the President until his passing in 2019. The Foundation has supported many local organizations, with a focus on the health and well-being of Frederick County’s low-income and poor seniors.

The Harry Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private charitable foundations in the United States, is dedicated to meeting the basic needs of people experiencing poverty. In 2020, the Foundation will provide approximately $130 million in grant activity supporting nonprofits, primarily in the US and Israel, which provide direct services in the areas of Housing, Health, Jobs, Education, and Community Services. Grants support organizations that serve a range of populations, including older adults, women at risk and their children, people with disabilities, and veterans, as well as the Jewish community.

Ausherman Family Foundation

The Ausherman Family Foundation is a private family philanthropic organization established in 2006 to fulfill the family’s vision for Frederick County, Maryland. Marvin Ausherman envisioned a simple, place-based Foundation that would directly support the community he lives in.

Delta Dental
Helen J Serini Foundation
Nora Roberts Foundation
Evangelical Lutheran Church of America
Kiwanis Club of Frederick
Rotary Club of Carroll Creek
The Women's Giving Circle
Marion Henry Knott Foundation
The Spano Family
United Way of Frederick County

Covid-19 Philanthropic Funders Collaborative

Frederick Area Ministerial Association, a component of the Community Foundation of Frederick County

Frederick Mutual Insurance Company, a component of the Community Foundation of Frederick County

George L. Shields Foundation

Joseph D. Baker Fund

The Laughlin Family Fund, a component of the Community Foundation of Frederick County

Love of Christ Foundation

Maryland Affordable Housing Trust

Patrick and Sharon Linton Family Fund, a component of the Community Foundation of Frederick County

William E. Cross Foundation, Inc.

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