Minority-owned businesses can apply for $10K grants

Minority-owned businesses can apply for the Comcast RISE $10,000 grant March 1 – 14. (Courtesy Comcast RISE)
Minority-owned businesses can apply for the Comcast RISE $10,000 grant March 1 – 14. (Courtesy Comcast RISE)

Small businesses hit hardest by the ongoing economic impact of the pandemic have the opportunity to apply for a Comcast RISE (Representation, Investment, Strength and Empowerment) grant. The program is providing $5 million in grants to hundreds of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)-owned small businesses.

Minority-owned businesses can apply for the $10,000 grant March 1 – 14. The program encompasses businesses located in five cities nationwide including Atlanta metro area businesses located in Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett counties.

To be eligible business owners must be operating their business for three or more years with 1 – 25 employees. Recipients will be announced at the end of April and grants will be awarded in May.

Information and applications: www.ComcastRISE.com.

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