Applications Are Now Open for New Round of Comcast RISE Grants

June 29, 2023

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Comcast RISE is supporting the growth of all small businesses and entrepreneurs committed to uplifting their local communities. The program is built to help businesses and their communities thrive with a focus on economic growth. This year, Comcast RISE will award 500 recipients in five cities, including Philadelphia, with a grant package that includes business consultation services, educational resources, monetary grant, creative production, media schedule, and a technology makeover.

From June 1 through June 30, 2023, small business owners who have not already received a Comcast RISE award may submit a first-time application for the chance to be one of 100 Philadelphia businesses to receive the following:

  • $5,000 grant
  • Creative production, media, and technology makeover
  • Education resources
  • Business consultation services

In general, eligible businesses must:

  • Be a for-profit enterprise
  • Have been established for three or more years
  • Be independently owned and operated (not a franchise)
  • Have 100 or less full-time or part-time employees
  • Have been generating revenue in the 12-months prior to submitting the application
  • Be registered to conduct business in the city of application.

In addition to Philadelphia, four (4) other cities have been selected for this great opportunity:  Baltimore, MD; Detroit, MI; Memphis, TN; and Portland, OR.  Grants will be announced at the end of August and awarded in September 2023.

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