Comcast RISE is staying true to its acronym of “representation, investment, strength, and empowerment.” Congratulations to the TechTown alumni in Detroit, Hamtramck and Highland Park who were each awarded a $10,000 grant from the #ComcastRISE Investment Fund! 👏 View the full list of #Detroit grantees and learn more about the program: https://t.co/SawuLMQdqP pic.twitter.com/kjoq4BPmxE — TechTown Detroit (@techtowndetroit) July 29, 2022
Aug 8, 2022
Small business owners in Atlanta, GA, are in for a real treat thanks to this move by Comcast. The telecommunications company has announced that it will award 100 businesses in the area with $1 million in grants. The grants will be available to small businesses that are owned and operated by women and people of color including Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian American owners. Atlanta makes up one of the five cities included in the Comcast RISE Investment Fund, which has allotted a total of $5 million to be distributed across 500 businesses. To date, the company has been able to provide $16 million to businesses owned by people of color. Other cities that have been tapped to participate in the program include Detroit, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and Twin Cities. Formed in 2020, Comcast RISE — whose acronym stands for “Representation, Investment, Strength and Empowerment” — has been on a mission to equip business owners from underrepresented communities with the resources needed to...
May 31, 2022