CANIE Micro-Grants Recipients
Janelle Desrosiers | The Creative Entrepreneurs Grant
Company: Bloom + Brilliance
Sponsored by the Alexandra Horwood & Andrew James Labbad Fund.
The purpose of this grant is to support entrepreneurs in creative industries (art, music, entertainment, fashion, independent media, design services etc.) with their business development and growth.
Janelle Desrosiers is a two-spirit and Métis woman living in Treaty 1 Territory. Also known as Winnipeg, Manitoba, this is the homeland of the Métis Nation, and the stolen lands of the Ojibwe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota and Dene.
Janelle is the founder and creative director of Bloom + Brilliance, which is a queer, feminist and Indigenous women-led design agency. Their mission is to build beautiful brands, websites and strategies for feminist and Indigenous women entrepreneurs, community leaders and organizations as they change the world.
Janelle and her team believe that by channelling their passion, purpose and power, feminist and Indigenous entrepreneurs are uniquely positioned to effect positive change on individual, community and global scales.