PHILADELPHIA, April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - With the popular four-race Xfinity Dash 4 Cash program returning to the NASCAR Xfinity Series this weekend at Martinsville Speedway, Comcast is continuing its commitment to closing the digital divide by unveiling plans for a brand-new WiFi-Connected Lift Zone in the Martinsville, VA, community.
Comcast announced it has connected more than 10 million people to its Internet Essentials program, which is celebrating its 10-year anniversary. Internet Essentials offers internet access for low-income families and individuals for $9.95 per month, along with digital literacy training programs and access to low-cost computers.
California continues to lead the nation with more than 1.4 million individuals benefiting from the Internet Essentials program since its inception. The top 10 cities in California are:
Comcast’s Internet Essentials Program Has Now Connected More Than 10 Million People Over the Past 10 Years
PHILADELPHIA, March 24, 2021, /3BL Media/ - On the 10th anniversary of its Internet Essentials program, Comcast today announced it would invest $1 billion over the next 10 years to help further close the digital divide and give even more low-income Americans the tools and resources they need to succeed in an increasingly digital world.
PHILADELPHIA and LOS ANGELES, March 23, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Today, Comcast announced it has expanded its longstanding commitment to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, extending its partnership with Team USA through 2028 and unveiling a founding partnership with the LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
NEW YORK, March 17, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Clear Vision obtained capital commitments of more than $100 million of the planned $250 million impact loan fund. The fund plans to commence making loans to support small businesses that employ, train, and serve minorities and underserved communities nationally.
March 11, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Women of color have a rich legacy of strengthening the United States military and defending our country’s freedom, but their stories have gone largely untold.
To elevate servicewomen voices, Comcast NBCUniversal is honored to support the Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation and the opening of its newest exhibit,"The Color of Freedom: Honoring the Diversity of America's Servicewomen."
In so many ways, 2020 was a challenging year, one that pushed our society to its limits. And yet, it also provided us with an opportunity – really an obligation – to deepen and accelerate our commitment to equity, inclusion, and our communities. Collectively and individually, we had to confront hard truths and reconcile our role within them. We witnessed, and continue to witness, a watershed moment come to life and a recognition – rightly, a demand – for further action.
Comcast’s investment in Echoing Green’s new $50M Racial Equity Philanthropic Fund provides significant support to over 500 social enterprises challenging racial inequity
NEW YORK, February 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Echoing Green announced today a $2.5 million commitment from Comcast NBCUniversal to the organization’s $50M Racial Equity Philanthropic Fund. The investment marks the largest corporate contribution to the Fund to date. Echoing Green is a global nonprofit leading the way to enhance social innovation by finding, supporting, and connecting emerging social entrepreneurs.