Comcast RISE is a multi-year commitment to provide marketing, creative, media, and technology services to small businesses owned by women and people of color. We are accepting applications for Comcast RISE now. If your business qualifies, you’ll have the opportunity to receive one or more of the following business services:

Marketing and advertising consultations

Media placements over a 90-day period

Commercial creative production services

Technology services from Effectv and/or Comcast Business

Congratulations to the 100 Small Businesses Awarded the Comcast RISE Grant

In November 2021, Comcast awarded $1 million in grants to 100 small businesses owned by women and people of color, including Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian American owners, among others, in the Twin Cities. Comcast RISE is part of Comcast’s ongoing effort to advancing digital equity. As we continue to rebuild, recover, and emerge from the effects of the pandemic, small businesses will continue to be the backbone of our economy, and we must take every opportunity to help them thrive. Below is the full list of 100 businesses that each received a $10,000 grant.

Anoka County:

  • Boone Realty
  • Bukola Braiding and Beauty Supply
  • De’Nails Place
  • K-Mama Sauce
  • LatinxCreative
  • Mafia Ink Tattoo Studio
  • Northside Grocery and Deli
  • Quick Fix
  • Harvest African Market

Carver County:

  • Med Box Grill


Dakota County:

  • Enhance MD Body & Skin Clinic
  • Mind’s Eye Comics
  • Jersey Bar and Grill
  • Nail Bar Spa
  • Las Enchiladas
  • Modoh Fashion
  • Ze’s Diner
  • Patricia’s Hair Studio
  • Shah Corporation
  • Stunning Beauty Supply
  • Turbo Nails
  • Reeka Styles

Hennepin County:

  • 24 7 Active
  • 612 Jungle
  • A Plus Pro Painting
  • United People Apparel
  • Ainushams Halal Foods
  • Antonelli and Associates
  • Behavioral Health Alliance
  • Big Spirit, Inc.
  • Blackwater Coffee & Café
  • Boss Kuts Barbershop
  • Brighter Possibilities Child and Family Counseling
  • Cando Ameritrade
  • Cedar Lakes Eye Specialists PA
  • Duende Dance Studio
  • Edina Home Healthcare
  • Excellence Health Career Center
  • Fallaw Health and Wellness
  • Farfalla Music Studio
  • Finish Touch
  • Fit Studio
  • Dr. Angela Wandera and Associates
  • Manny’s Tortas
  • HabitAware
  • Hair Beauty and Wellness
  • Heart 2 Minds Daycare
  • Hectoria Insurance
  • Henna and Hijabs
  • House Royals D Afrique Boutique
  • Human Luminous
  • KESMA Flame Lily
  • Modern Behavior Boutique
  • MRH Consulting
  • Nailish Spa
  • Eden Prairie Eye Care
  • Pasteleria Gama
  • Peppers and Fries
  • Performance Athletix
  • Elevate Our Network
  • PinKU Japanese Street Food
  • Plymouth Psych Group
  • Portkey SEO Solutions
  • Premier Health of South Minneapolis
  • Reality Tax and Insurance Agency
  • Revival Training
  • S J Creations
  • Santamaria Broadcasting (La Raza)
  • Sapience Consulting
  • TE2 Education and Engineering Consulting
  • The Greenery Minneapolis
  • The Zen Bin
  • Thomasinas’s Cashew Brittle
  • Top2Bottom
  • Trust Home Care
  • Watson Chiropractic
  • Turnkey Events and Promotions
  • VIKRTI Management Consulting
  • Work of Art Barbershop and Shave
  • Y Wellness
  • Yellow Tree Executive Search

Ramsey County:

  • Afan Transportation
  • Arway Bags and Accessories
  • E.bazz Beauty Supply
  • Genesis Hair Design
  • Hair By Lovely
  • Elsa’s House of Sleep
  • The JK Movement
  • Maraki Beauty Salon
  • Monicat Data
  • PPGJ Bookstore
  • Que Tal
  • Seasoned Specialty Foods
  • Silent Echo Studios
  • SmartChoice Home Healthcare

Scott County:

  • Delias All-in-One
  • Asian Hon Restaurant
  • Go Ko Go

Washington County:

  • Mark Your Home Health Care
  • Twin Cities Safety

Tech Makeover Winners

  • The Zen Bin
  • Wellspring Second Chance Center
  • Independent Living Partners LLC
  • The Creatie Studio
  • Clawed By Davia
  • Junita’s Jar
  • Juice With Love LLC
  • Vivid Concepts Media
  • Consult DFS LLC
  • Big Cutz Barbershop
  • Lions Gym & Wellness Center
  • H & S Bookkeeping LLC
  • Premier Staffing Group Inc
  • Work of Art Barbershop & Shave
  • K. and M. Construction of MN LLC
  • The Black Threadist
  • AG on the Cut
  • The Pole Barn Studio LLC
  • Ameen Restaurants Inc, DBA Cravings Wine Bar & Grille
  • Center for Communication and Development KMOJ FM
  • Alma Flor Ada Spanish Immersion Early Learning Academy
  • Queen Anna House of Fashion
  • Midtling Oral Surgery
  • Ceiba Forte Law Firm
  • Gedi Adult Day Care Corporation
  • Wolfpack Promotionals

EffecTV Winners

  • Sammysavenueeateryllc
  • Duck Donuts of Woodbury
  • Hearthside Pizza
  • Tendercare Learning Center LLC
  • West Indies Soul Food INC
  • Atrebla Early Learning Center
  • CILANTRO restaurant
  • HercLéon
  • Morris Services LLC
  • Urban Mass Media Group/BMA

Hear From Twin Cities Comcast RISE Recipient Business Owners

  • We are committed to supporting small businesses who have been hit the hardest by the economic impact of the pandemic.

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