Grants and Contributions Manager
Brigette lives in Winnipeg, Treaty 1 Territory, the homeland of the Métis Nation, and the traditional lands of the Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene Nations. She is thankful to them, and Indigenous communities across the world, for their stewardship of the land.
Brigette has over ten years of experience working with Indigenous communities. She is thrilled to support Indigenous inclusion and leadership in renewable energy with the ICE team where her role focuses on developing, managing, and reporting on grants and contributions.
As a Grants Specialist with The Winnipeg Foundation, Brigette managed grant programs and helped to develop the Walking Together Grants for Truth and Reconciliation projects and Stabilization Grants for nonprofits impacted by COVID-19. She received the Future of Good’s 2021 Young Impact Leader Award. Brigette was a Social Innovation Fellow through Carleton University, where she completed a Masters in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership. Her research focused on impact investing to accelerate climate solutions.
Brigette enjoys being with family and friends, playing soccer and basketball, creative projects, and going on outdoor adventures.