- The entrant is a legal resident of Canada;
- The entrant is at least the age of majority of their province or territory of residence at the time of entry,
- The entrant must own at least 51% of their business and operate their business in Canada
- The entrant’s business must have been operating for 2+ years
- The entrant must have a business that has a product or service in market and is generating revenue
Meet the recipients
This cohort of grant recipients demonstrated meaningful impact and potential for growth through their innovative products and services. Learn more about them below!
Mindful Monk, established in 2020, provides healthier indulgences for people that are mindful of their sugar intake. Their premium refrigerated chocolates are handcrafted with clean and purposeful ingredients, using pure monk fruit juice as a sweetener alternative. Enjoying these mindful treats leave you feeling good and guilt-free while satisfying your sweet tooth.
Wolfe Co. Apparel and Goods was established to provide people with clothing they can proudly say is made in Canada. Since being founded in 2016 Wolfe Co. has acquired many customers not only from across Canada but also across the world that appreciate quality craftsmanship. Wolfe Co. is growing and continues to offer an excellent selection of clothing and home goods.
Goldminds provides research-backed, engaging mindfulness classes that teach kids how to productively manage stress, regulate emotions and sleep better. Through online classes, a meditation app and school programs, Goldminds teaches kids how to take care of their emotional health as they grow up.
SOOTSOAP is an all-natural, industrial strength line of personal decontamination products formulated with the
detoxifying and deodorizing power of white charcoal. Lab-developed for firefighters, SOOTSOAP is proven to remove harmful chemicals, toxins, pollutants and even the toughest odours, providing the deepest clean and reducing the risk of exposure.
Dough Parlour manufactures play dough in a variety of scents made from 100% non-toxic, natural food-grade materials. Dough Parlour is the premium, eco-friendly alternative to store bought play dough and caters to eco and health-conscious parents and families. This provides a colourful and luxuriously soft sensory play experience the family can enjoy together.
Tacit is an online gallery and art consultancy intent on elevating female artists. They offer art consulting services for residential and commercial clients, with the aim of amplifying female creatives in a way that engages emerging art collectors. Their mission is to bridge the gender disparity in the art world, as women artists currently account for only 2% of sold art.
Luna Nectar is a line of sustainable, waterless hair density and haircare products that are kicking the taboo of women’s hair loss. Luna Nectar is all-natural, vegan, cruelty free and formulated with naturally occurring actives for scalp and hair wellness. No unnecessary fillers or false fragrances. Every drop is as good as nectar for your hair and skin.
Little Yogis is a mobile yoga and mindfulness program for kids in Canada aged 1 to 13 years with the goal of improving physical, mental, and emotional health through a gentle and playful curriculum. Little Yogis Academy partners with schools, childcare centres, non-profit, and for profit organizations to improve the health and wellness of our communities.
Barumba Play supports imaginative fun through its signature transformable 11-piece, life-sized play couch. Revered for its numerous motor and sensory benefits, they aim to enhance the toy industry and make life easier for families. Barumba Play has achieved this by developing high-quality, openended toys designed with both kids and parents in mind.
VG Gourmet’s mission is to make better, healthier and more gourmet plant-based products. They offer delicious meals to encourage everyone to adopt a healthier and more sustainable lifestyle. Most products on the market are over processed, VG Gourmet’s products only contain simple ingredients you will recognize because you deserve to know exactly what you’re eating.
The Wright Success makes learning about Crypto,
Blockchain and Web3 easy by providing simple educational courses, resources and workshops.
Help SITTI create the first all-inclusive mental health and wellness program + retreat experience for refugee women artisans in Jordan.