Comcast RISE
Investment Fund

Available October 3-16 in the following areas:

Chicago, IL – Miami, FL – Oakland, CA – Seattle, WA – Washington, D.C.

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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 October 3-16, 2022.
    • Grants will be announced at the end of November 2022 and awarded in December 2022.

Grant Eligibility

Business requirements

  • Established business operations for 3 or more years.
  • 25 or less full-time and part-time employees
  • At least 51% owned and operated by someone who identifies as person of color, including Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian American owners, or a woman

Areas available

  • Chicago, IL (Cook County);
  • Miami, FL (Miami-Dade and Broward Counties);
  • Oakland, CA (City of Oakland);
  • Seattle, WA (King and Pierce Counties);
  • Washington, D.C. (Wards 1-8)
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