Comcast RISE to Award 100 Small Businesses in Philadelphia with Grant Packages that Include a Monetary Grant, Marketing and Technology Resources and More

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Comcast announced a new round of 100 businesses in Philadelphia will receive comprehensive grant packages that include business consultation services, educational resources, a $5,000 monetary grant, creative production, media schedule, and a technology makeover. Comcast RISE is committed to supporting the growth of all small businesses, while advancing the objectives of diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as community investment. The program was created to help businesses and their communities thrive with a focus on economic growth.

Comcast RISE stands for Representation, Investment, Strength and Empowerment. Comcast RISE was created in November 2020 to help small businesses hardest hit by COVID-19, from bakeries and barber shops to childcare centers and cleaning services, by providing the grants needed to survive and recover. The program will evolve from helping businesses survive the pandemic, to helping businesses and their communities thrive with a focus on economic growth.

Beginning on June 1, and through June 30, eligible businesses in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Detroit, Memphis and Portland, can apply for a grant package at A total of 100 grants per city, or 500 grants overall, will be announced in August and awarded in September 2023, bringing the total number of recipients to date to 13,500 including 200 Philadelphia small businesses that received $2 million in grant awards and nearly 400 that received marketing or technology services packages.

If you are interested in applying for this grant or if you have questions or need help preparing an application please contact Steve Kuzmicki at

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