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Comcast RISE Investment Fund Grants

Small businesses have always played a critical role in the growth and future of our region, and the Seattle Office of Economic Development knows that rising costs are creating challenges for many small business owners. That is why we are proud to partner with Comcast to announce $1 million in grants to local small business.

Comcast has announced a second round of grants in our area from the Comcast RISE Investment Fund. $10,000 grants will be awarded to 100 local small businesses providing $1 million additional dollars to small businesses owned by people of color, including Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian American owners, and women.

Photo of two men and one woman smiling softly. The individuals pose in a way that implies strength and leadership. On top of the photo, text reads: 'When you rise, we all rise. Apple now to receive a $10k business grant.'

Beginning on October 3, and through October 16, eligible businesses in King and Pierce Counties can apply for a $10,000 grant at A total of 100 grants will be awarded in November 2022.

The Investment Fund is an extension of Comcast RISE, the multi-year, multi-faceted initiative launched in October 2020 to support small businesses and provide the resources and tools they need today and in the future.

The Comcast RISE Investment Fund is focused on small businesses that have been in business for three or more years with 1-25 employees. Local businesses must be located in King and Pierce Counties to be eligible. Additionally, Comcast RISE also offers the opportunity for businesses across Washington state to apply for marketing and technology services from Comcast Business and Effectv, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable.

The Comcast RISE Investment Fund will ensure that 100 small businesses that exist today continue to exist tomorrow. The Seattle Office of Economic Development highly encourages small businesses owners to find out if you qualify and apply to take advantage of this opportunity provided by Comcast.

For full details, eligibility requirements, and to apply visit