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Michèle Bridger

Manager, Investment Readiness Program

Ottawa, Ontario

About Michèle Bridger

Michèle brings a range of experiences to CFC from economic development, social enterprise, granting, sustainable agriculture, and program design.

Michèle holds a BA from Carleton University in Environmental Studies with a minor in Law, and a Masters in Local Economic Development from the University of Waterloo’s School of Environment, Enterprise and Development.

As Manager of the Investment Readiness Program, Michèle is focused on leading the Investment Readiness Program for Community Foundations of Canada, while working alongside the many other IRP Partners to grow capacity in the social enterprise sector.


Growing her own veg and traveling are Michèles current passions, with camping, hiking with her dog (The Littlest Hobo), making things, and reading by the fire in close competition.

Talk to Michèle Bridger about

  • Investment Readiness Program, Impact Investing