Hispanic Heritage Month Q&A: Small Businesses Paying it Forward in Their Communities


As part of Comcast’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are recognizing the remarkable contributions of the Hispanic and Latino community across our company and beyond. We recently spoke with Jesse Iniguez, owner of “Back of the Yards Coffee” and a recipient of services from Comcast RISE, our multi-year, multi-faceted initiative designed to help strengthen small businesses owned by people of color hardest hit by the pandemic, through monetary grants, marketing resources, and technology upgrades.

Comcast Helps Tech Goes Home Connect Seniors With Laptops and Internet Essentials


As part of ongoing efforts to address digital inequity, Comcast recently gave 500 brand new laptops to seniors in Boston who completed Tech Goes Home (TGH) digital literacy training. Comcast also provided TGH with a $25,000 grant that will help the organization connect more seniors in Greater Boston with digital devices, Internet Essentials and digital skills training. 

An Entrepreneurial Education is the Key to Preparing Today's Students for Tomorrow's Challenges


The following post was authored jointly by Dalila Wilson-Scott, Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of Comcast Corporation and President of the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, and Ayele Shakur, CEO of – a national nonprofit whose mission is to use entrepreneurship to ignite the potential of youth from under-resourced communities and propel them to high school, college, and career success.

Comcast Expands Internet Essentials to Federal Pell Grant Recipients and Pledges $15M to Get Even More Americans Connected

Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, September 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Comcast today announced new steps to help advance digital equity for even more students and families. Internet Essentials – the nation’s largest, most successful, and most comprehensive broadband adoption program for low-income households – will now expand eligibility to Federal Pell Grant recipients.

Meet Machelle - From Internet Essentials Customer to Trusted, Long-Term Partner


As senior development officer at Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake, Machelle Lake helps raise funds to facilitate programming for the nearly 6,500 youth served by the organization, 78% of whom come from low-income homes.

Volunteerism Goes Virtual at Comcast

by Cheng Saechao, Senior Community Impact Specialist

In this work-from-home environment, organizations that rely on volunteer assistance have struggled, and it’s been equally challenging for employees to participate in volunteer projects in our communities the way we used to. Fortunately, Comcast employees have found some creative work-arounds, enabling us to give back through virtual/at-home volunteer projects in partnership with local community organizations.

Comcast NBCUniversal Recognized As a Best Workplace for Innovators by Fast Company


Comcast NBCUniversal is proud to be recognized on Fast Company’s 2021 ‘Best Workplaces for Innovators’ list for the first time this year. It is an honor to be named one of the top companies that fosters an entrepreneurial culture that empowers employees to think, work, and create in new ways.

Comcast Rise Commits $11M In Grants to Small Business Owners of Color In Ongoing Effort to Advance Economic Mobility

Press Release

NEW YORK, September 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Comcast announced today a second round of cities to receive grants from the Comcast RISE Investment Fund, providing $6 million additional dollars to hundreds of small businesses owned by people of color, including Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian American owners, among others, bringing the total to $11 million in grants awarded as part of the Comcast RISE Investment Fund initiative.

Comcast Recognizes Hispanic Community Volunteers


In celebration of this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month, Comcast is honoring eight community volunteers as part of the company’s sixth annual Hispanic Hero Awards.

Grace Wu: Bringing Diversity to Our Screens


Executive Vice President of Entertainment Casting at NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, Grace Wu has been at the forefront of hit shows, including, “This Is Us,” “Friday Night Lights” and “Parenthood.” She is also known as a fierce advocate of greater diversity on our screens. Wu spoke with MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski for her KNOW YOUR VALUE “Women In Charge” series to discuss her career path, how she met the challenges of the pandemic, networking and more. Read their conversation below to learn more.


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