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Comcast NBCUniversal Offers $1M in Grants to 100 Women and Minority-Owned Businesses

Woman recipient of Comcast Rise grant

Comcast NBCUniversal has 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.

Starting March 1, 2021, qualifying businesses in Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Texas and Pennsylvania can apply for the Comcast RISE Investment Fund.

Grant Requirements:

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
  • The application period begins March 2021.
  • Grants will be announced at the end of April 2021 and awarded in May 2021.

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