Comcast RISE stands for Representation, Investment, Strength and Empowerment. Comcast RISE was created in 2020 to help small businesses hardest hit by COVID-19 recover and thrive. During its initial two-year term, 13,000 small businesses were awarded with over $110 million in monetary, marketing, and technology grants. Using learnings from our first phase, we’re pleased to bring Comcast RISE back in expanded form in 2023. As small businesses transition from pandemic recovery to a focus on expansion and growth, Comcast will continue its efforts and help an even broader range of small businesses, while continuing to focus on diversity, inclusion, and community investment.

The program is built to help businesses and their communities thrive with a focus on economic growth. This year, Comcast RISE has awarded 500 recipients in five cities with a grant package that includes business consultation services, educational resources, monetary grant, creative production, media schedule, and a technology makeover. Click to find our latest round of Comcast RISE recipients!

Comcast is proud to premiere a new documentary, The Road to RISE, showcasing the stories of diverse entrepreneurs and small business owners from around the country. Watch the video to learn more about how we’ve helped small businesses thrive. 👇

Marketing and advertising consultations

Media placements over a 90-day period

Commercial creative production services

Technology services from Effectv and/or Comcast Business

RECIPIENT SPOTLIGHT

“With Covid, we were seeking any means we could get aid towards our business because we were considered to be non-essential,” shared Comcast RISE recipient Angelus McFarlane, owner of Ravlin Martial Arts. “We were looking for a lot of different avenues for grants, and I came across this at 2 a.m. I’m grateful that a business like Comcast has taken interest in supporting small businesses. We were able to put the laptops and technology to use right away.”

Comcast RISE Recipients

A and K Real Estate Services
African Waistbeads by Ethea LLC
American Primary Home Care LLC
Aurum Legacy Group Inc
Av Consortium LLC
Balloon Decor
Beauty By Belem
Centro PC Tecnologias LLC
Certified Comfort AC and Heating Services LLC
Chief Gigs
CKQ Management LLC
Clarke Owo Ventures
Common Cents Content
CReed Global Enterprises LLC
DigiClicks LLC
Donnie Evans MD PA
Driftr Travels LLC
Drs Pahlavan and Nguyen PA
Dwanda Home HealthCare
Education Consulting Services
Emerald Total Care LLC
Emergent Business Solutions LLC
Entertainment Connect LLC
Environeer LLC
Epic Collaborative Advisors
Eshallence HD Inc
Estilo Salon and Spa LLC
Event Planners of Houston Inc
F4L FIT4LYFE GYM
Farzan Ventures LLC
Fit Just4U Personal Training and Wellness Center LLC
Forward Times Publishing Company Inc
Freshco Enterprises Inc
Full Kolors
GENUINE THINGS JEWELRY INC
Graphic Stylus LLC
Griselda Sanchez
Groove Music School LLC
Heaven on Earth LLC
HOLLYBELLE GLAM LOUNGE LLC
Houston Defender Newspaper Inc
Houston Joe Hardwood Floors
Houston Therapy Specialists LLC
Humessence LLC
iBrandMedia LLC
id Screen Print LLC
Inner Me LLC
Intensity fitness
IWE USA Services LLC
J Archer Insurance Group LLC
J Griffith Public Relations
KarisMed Medical Group
Kevo Arts
Kolor My Kanvas
Korean Journal Houston Inc
Kristins Perfect Pout LLC
LaSajania Wilkins
LEK
LY Electronics USA Inc
MAJC Inc
Makro Supply LLC
Martin Construction Management and Designs
Minority Print Media LLC
Moonflower Farms 1 LLC
Nafretiris Box
Northwest Tax Services LLC
Nurses at Heart Healthcare Staffing LLC
OACARGOINC
Oh My Jane boutique LLC
PFBR LEARNING ACADEMY INC
Pilotear LLC
PM3 Enterprises LLC
PRN CARE and SERVICES
Purple Diva Productions LLC
R M CARROLL ENTERPRISE LLC
Richmond Printing LLC
Rubio and Son Group LLC
Sahaja Investment LLC
Saladin Investments LLC
SANCO EXPRESS TRANSPORTATION LLC
Simran Holdings
Songstress Group LLC
Stacked Pickle Texas LLC
Stellar Ledgers LLC
Sugar Land Family Dentistry
The Aminta Group LLC
The Bryant Heritage LLC
The Business of Charity LLC
The Genie In A Bottle LLC
The House of Chargois LLC
The Jewelry Instructor Inc
The Malkan Group LLC
The Mayanah Group LLC
The Tyson Insurance Agency
Top Comfort Enterprize
Valentino Virgin Hair
Variety LLC
Vkomplete
White Orchid Hospice LLC
Zeal 365 LLC

Wondering how you can help support Comcast RISE businesses?
Visit the Recipients page to find businesses to patron in your area.

Visit ComcastRise.com for more information.