Lori Perkins is the Grants Manager at Ausherman Family Foundation. She strives to improve and streamline the grant application process and works closely with grant recipients and other community funders. She is a member of Frederick's Nonprofit Summit Committee and an active member of the Frederick Funders Group. Prior to working at AFF, Lori was the office manager for a children’s residential treatment facility, where she helped obtain funding for the residents. Lori received her BA in Psychology from UNC-Greensboro. She lives in Frederick with her husband and three dogs. She has two adult daughters, Bryn and Anna. Lori is an officer of Carroll Creek Toastmasters and volunteers her time with Frederick nonprofits.