Last week, Comcast announced a new round of investment funding under our Comcast RISE program, which includes the Seattle-Tacoma market (King and Pierce Counties). https://corporate.comcast.com/press/releases/comcast-rise-investment-fund-grants-small-businesses-covid-19-pandemic
I wanted to send you a quick note informing you of the grant opportunity for small businesses in Tacoma & Pierce County: Comcast RISE. As part of Comcast RISE, small businesses owned by women and people of color, including Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian American owners in Pierce & King Counties may apply for a $10,000 grant from the Comcast RISE Investment Fund. Comcast will award $1 million in grants to 100 eligible businesses in our two counties, as well as technology and marketing resources to eligible businesses statewide.
From October 3rd through October 16, eligible businesses can apply for Comcast RISE monetary grants, and, or marketing and technology Services at www.ComcastRISE.com. Winners will be notified in November.
Please help us connect this opportunity with eligible businesses in Tacoma & Pierce County. We will be working with the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber to help spread the word, but we need your help: We hope you will join us in sharing this exciting program with small businesses in Tacoma & Pierce County that may benefit from the $1 Million Comcast RISE Investment Fund. To make it easy to share, below are sample social media posts.
Facebook: The Comcast RISE Investment Fund will be awarding $10,000 grants to small businesses owned by women and POC in Pierce and King Counties! Applications will be open October 3-16. Visit www.ComcastRise.com to learn more. #ComcastRISE #Smallbiz
Twitter: Calling all women and POC SMB owners in Pierce and King Counties! Comcast RISE is launching a $1M grant fund in these two counties on Oct 3. www.ComcastRISE.com #ComcastRISE #Smallbiz
LinkedIn: Comcast has announced the next round of the Comcast RISE Investment Fund, which includes offering $10,000 monetary grants to eligible Small businesses owned by women and POC in Pierce and King Counties. Applications will be open from October 3-16. Visit www.ComcastRise.com to learn more. #ComcastRISE #Smallbiz