Apply today. The deadline for your small business application is November 7, 2020, with services to begin in December 2020 and continue into 2021. Additional recipients will be chosen quarterly.

The Comcast RISE program is initially geared towards the Black-owned business community. As Comcast RISE is a multi-year initiative, future services and funding will be open to other underrepresented groups.


You are eligible to apply for a Q4 2020 award if your business:

  • Is at least 51% Black-owned and operated*
  • Is independently owned and operated
  • Is registered to conduct business in the US
  • Has been operating for one or more years
  • Is located within the Comcast Business or Effectv service area footprint

Please see Official Rules located at

* As of November 28, 2020 eligibility will be expanded to include Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)-owned and operated businesses.

For questions about completing or submitting your application, please contact a Comcast RISE Representative at 844-963-0234.