[9/27/22] The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce is excited to partner with Comcast on a new initiative to benefit small businesses owned by women and people of color in Pierce and King Counties. The Comcast RISE Investment Fund will contribute $1 million to small businesses in the region. Grants of $10,000 will be distributed to 100 businesses throughout Pierce and King Counties.
The application to apply for this fund will be open October 3rd - October 16th, 2022. Eligible businesses must be located within Pierce or King County, have established business operations for 3 or more years, have 25 or fewer full or part-time employees, and be at least 51% owned and operated by a woman or person of color (including Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian American owners).
Learn more here.
Watch below to see Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber CEO/President Andrea Reay introduce the Comcast RISE Investment Fund.
In addition to the investment fund, Comcast RISE also offers the opportunity for businesses across the country to apply for marketing and technology services from Comcast Business and Effectv, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable. For full details, eligibility requirements, and to apply visit www.ComcastRISE.com.
The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber is also currently partnering with Comcast and the City of Tacoma on the Thrive Tacoma Business Fund. This fund is open to BIPOC and women-owned small businesses located in the city of Tacoma. The application for the Thrive Tacoma Business fund closes on October 15th, 2022. Learn more here.
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