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."
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.
NEW YORK, February 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, Comcast NBCUniversal announced the launch of Plan Your Vaccine, a nationwide awareness campaign, website and interactive tool that will provide the latest news and information about when and where people can receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Ten years ago, Comcast embarked on an ambitious journey to help bridge the digital divide. We launched Internet Essentials, our signature digital inclusion program, to help connect as many low-income families as possible to broadband Internet at home. In that time, Internet Essentials became the largest and most comprehensive program of its kind having connected millions of people to the Internet at home and teaching millions more critical digital literacy skills.
PHILADELPHIA, February 10, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Comcast today made several announcements that build on its longstanding commitment to advancing digital equity, closing the digital divide, and addressing both digital literacy and the homework gap.
The new and expanded efforts are designed to help connect as many Americans to the Internet as possible and create new opportunities for underrepresented communities through the education, resources, and skills training they need to succeed in today’s digital economy.
NEW YORK, February 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Comcast today announced the Comcast RISE Investment Fund, providing $5 million dollars of grants to hundreds of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)-owned, small businesses.