A local Olympic athlete is giving back to the community by providing grants to women in Muskoka.

Dara’s Fund was created by Dara Howell and the Muskoka Community Foundation in 2014 to support women in sports. She has created grants that will be given to Muskoka female athletes who support their communities, stays healthy, and commit to the True Sport values and principles.

Applications are being accepted for these grants.

The deadline is October 26th, 2015.