ST. CLOUD -- You can apply for two grant opportunities through the Central Minnesota Community Foundation.

The first grant opportunity is through the Women's Fund of the Central Minnesota Community Foundation and focuses on projects benefiting girls age 10 to 18, women in transition and elderly women.

Grants average between $3,000 and $5,000. Programs must be for a non-profit agency within 30 miles of St. Cloud.

The second grant opportunity is from the Julianne Williams Fund, which uses outdoor activities build self-esteem and promote overall empowerment of girls and young women.

nline applications for both grants will be accepted until September 30th.