Comcast announced that 100 sister city businesses will receive $ 10,000 in RISE grants this year in funding to businesses owned by people of color, totaling $ 1 million.
Comcast also announced that women-owned businesses across the country will now be eligible to apply for grants, greatly expanding eligibility.
“As we continue to recover and recover from the pandemic, small businesses will continue to be the backbone of our economy and we must seize every opportunity to help them thrive,” said Kalin Howe, Regional Senior Vice President, Comcast Twin. The city, the message says.
For a complete list of recipients, visit https://twincities.comcast.com/comcastrise/.
Comcast RISE Grants and Comcast RISE Investment Fund started as a way to help color small business owners hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Comcast RISE stands for Representation, Investment, Strength and Empowerment and is part of Project UP, Comcast’s initiative to advance digital capital and help small business owners access digital tools and finance. Comcast has pledged $ 1 billion over the next 10 years.
To learn more about Comcast RISE and to apply for either a grant program or marketing and technology services, visit www.ComcastRISE.com.