Comcast RISE
Investment Fund

Available March 1-14 in the following areas:

Atlanta, GA – Chicago, IL – Detroit, MI – Houston, TX – Philadelphia, PA

In June 2020, Comcast NBCUniversal announced the development of a comprehensive, multi-year plan to allocate $75 million in cash and $25 million in media over the next three years to fight injustice and inequality against any race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation or ability.


Qualifying businesses may apply for the Comcast RISE Investment Fund.


Grant Details:

  • 500 grants totaling $5 million will be distributed as follows:
    • 100 small businesses in each city
    • Each business will receive a $10,000 monetary grant
  • Application period is March 1-14, 2021.
    • Grants will be announced at the end of April 2021 and awarded in May 2021.

Grant Eligibility

Business requirements

  • Established business operations for 3 or more years.
  • 25 or less full-time and part-time employees

Areas available

  • Atlanta, GA (Cobb, Clayton, DeKalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett Counties)
  • Chicago, IL (City of Chicago and Cook County)
  • Detroit, MI (City of Detroit, also including Hamtramck, MI, and Highland Park, MI)
  • Houston, TX (Harris and Fort Bend Counties)
  • Philadelphia, PA (City of Philadelphia and City of Chester)