At Comcast NBCUniversal we have a longstanding history of investing in our communities through financial support, employee volunteerism and raising awareness on important topics through our media platforms. Our core objective is to maximize our impact, in both our local communities and across the world.
America on Tech
America On Tech creates pathways for underserved high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to explore careers in technology. Comcast NBCUnites partners with America On Tech to engage employees in speed mentoring and career panels to expose youth to opportunities in the tech workforce across the company.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters' mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. NBCU employees in NY & LA participate in a bi-monthly mentorship program which gives volunteers (“Bigs”) and high school students (“Littles”) the chance to develop meaningful relationships, while helping High School Littles build professional skills.
Big Sunday provides a variety of volunteer opportunities and projects that bring people together to improve lives, build community, and give people a sense of belonging. Comcast NBCUnites and Big Sunday coordinate volunteer events that tackle a variety of causes including youth and education, environment, community revitalization, and animal advocacy.
Black Girls Code
Black Girls CODE works to close the digital divide by introducing young women of color to the tech industry through exposure to skills building programs, mentorship, and leadership opportunities. Comcast NBCUnites hosts Black Girls CODE participants for a series of computer coding lessons and NBCUniversal themed activities exposing the girls to a variety of programming languages.
BUILD is a national nonprofit dedicated to proving the power of experiential learning through entrepreneurship and igniting the potential of youth in under-resourced communities. BUILD works to fund business and community experience projects for juniors and seniors. Comcast NBCUnites hosts BUILD high school students for entrepreneurship case studies to align with the students' business model programming. Comcast is also funding the…
buildOn empowers urban youth in the US to transform their neighborhoods and the world through intensive community service. Comcast NBCUnites will partner with buildOn to create an immersive service-learning experience where employees will learn about local community issues and serve alongside students to address those issues.
Camp Uncommon offers campers the chance to expand their horizons through athletics, performing arts, photography, STEM, outdoor adventure, and other activities. Comcast NBCUnites supports the Camp Uncommon News program through resources and advice to counselors and campers.
Center for Black Innovation
Center For Black Innovation's mission is to increase the innovation potential of Black students, startups and communities in South Florida and nationwide. Comcast NBCUnites supports Black Tech Week and the youth coding program in Miami for Black tech professionals and Black youth.
City Year closes gaps in high-need schools by supporting students' academic and social-emotional development while also providing schools with the additional capacity to enhance school culture and climate. Comcast NBCUnites provides opportunities to host corps members for career days, participate in MLK Day of Service, and beautify Comcast NBCUniversal-sponsored schools.
Covenant House's mission is to provide housing and supportive services to youth facing homelessness. Covenant House helps young people transform their lives and put them on a path to independence. Comcast NBCUnites supports career development and coaching events with homeless Covenant House youth and will co-create career educational resources for residents.
Cradles to Crayons
Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12 who live in homelessness or low-income situations with the essential items they need to thrive at home, at school, and at play. Comcast NBCUnites hosts on-site packing events to fill bags with essential items that are distributed to youth living in homeless and low-income households throughout the NYC area.
Ghetto Film School
Ghetto Film School provides urban youth the opportunity, access, and resources needed to pursue a career in media and film. Comcast NBCunites hosts Ghetto Film School participants for creative workshops with a focus on skills such as production, storytelling, career readiness, and audience development.
Girls Write Now
Girls Write Now mentors underserved young women to find their voices through the power of writing and community. NBCUniversal employees will serve as mentors for the day through a "Writing Works" college preparation workshop and bring encouragement to young women by writing letters focused on an inspirational theme.
Hands On London
Hands On London enables individuals and organizations to give back to the community by partnering with local charities and community groups to identify their volunteer needs and providing opportunities to give back.
Hollywood Homeless Youth Partnership
HYYP is a partnership of youth-serving agencies that prevent and reduce homelessness among youth and young adults in Los Angeles. Comcast NBCUnites partners with HHYP to engage employees in a variety of opportunities to help homeless youth exit the streets including a pilot career readiness program to help expose youth to careers in the entertainment industry.
Hour of Code
Code.org's Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science to show that anybody can learn the basics, and has since broadened into a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science. Comcast NBCUnites participates annually in Hour of Code in conjunction with City Year NY.
Inner-City Arts engages young people in the creative process in order to shape a society of creative, confident and collaborative individuals. This organization is a LA-based arts and creativity nonprofit, which provides access to arts education to underserved youth. Comcast NBCUnites will support the first-ever significant expansion of the media arts program to LA and NYC with a focus on diverse, low-income teens. Comcast NBCUnites…
L.A. Works creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area that address pressing social issues through volunteerism and community collaborations. Comcast NBCUnites and L.A. Works will implement year-round engagement opportunities for LA employees via the general volunteering database and planned engagements with specific local groups.
The Laureus Foundation
The Laureus Foundation is a global organization that improves the lives of youth and unites communities through the power of sport. In conjunction with Laureus and local community partners, Comcast NBCUnites hosts play days for youth to engage in sports activities and games alongside NBCUniversal employees.
Lotus House is dedicated to improving the lives of homeless women, youth and children. Comcast NBCUnites and Lotus House commit to quarterly engagement opportunities that focus on improving the lives of homeless women, youth, & children.
Lower Eastside Girls Club
The Lower Eastside Girls Club offers a safe haven with programs in the arts, sciences, leadership, entrepreneurship, and wellness for girls in middle and high school. Comcast NBCUnites and The Lower Eastside Girls Cub will host media literacy and STEM programming engagements with girls from all five boroughs of NY.
Minds Matter is a college access program for high achieving high school students from low-income families. NBCUniversal employees provide skills-based case study instruction, mentorship, and career readiness through a Media Fellows program designed to prepare students for college and encourage them to explore careers in the media industry.
Narrative 4's core methodology, the story exchange, is designed to help students understand that their voices, stories, actions and lives matter, and that they have the power to change, rebuild and revolutionize systems. This NYC-based nonprofit has a focus on engaging diverse groups of students and adults through the power of story. In collaboration with the Talent Lab, Comcast NBCUnites will support their signature Story Exchange…
NY Hall of Science
NY Hall of Science's (NYSCI) mission is to serve schools, families and underserved communities in the New York City area, offering informal, hands-on learning through various products and services that use the “design-make-play” method of bringing delight and play to educating science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Comcast NBCUnites offers career exposure for NYSCI Media Fellows including panels, informational interviews…
Per Scholas opens doors to technology careers and builds the foundation for future sustainability and growth for our communities. Per Scholas is a national nonprofit with a focus on closing the tech skills divide by offering tuition-free courses for individuals age 18-30. Comcast NBCUnites will support 1,000 new learners across multiple cities, be a founding partner in Chicago and Philadelphia, and invest in the NYC high school…
The Prince's Trust
The Prince’s Trust empowers young people in the United Kingdom ages 11-30 to pursue jobs, education, and training. Comcast NBCUnites engages employees as mentors for young participants of the Get Started in Media program with a focus on exploring digital media skills and careers.
PYXERA Global reinvents how public, private, and social interests engage to solve global challenges. Comcast NBCUnites and PYXERA Global partner on pro-bono consulting opportunities for employees and nonprofits focused on social and racial justice.
Robin Hood Foundation
The Robin Hood Foundation is New York City’s largest poverty-fighting organization, providing support to more than 200 community partners who are helping the 1.8 million New Yorkers living in poverty. Comcast NBCUnites works with Robin Hood's community affiliates to support a variety of hands-on activities such as food rescue, homeless shelter events, and school/park revitalization. Robin Hood is also training NBCUniversal employees…
Step Up empowers girls from under-resourced communities to become confident, college-bound, career-focused, and ready to join the next generation of professional women. Comcast NBCUnites partners with Step Up to engage employees in on-site speed mentoring and externships to offer high school seniors hands-on experience in a workplace setting.
Story Pirates Changemakers
Story Pirates serves elementary school children in low-income communities and homeless shelters, encouraging children to write a completely original story. Comcast NBCUnites and Story Pirates invite employees to read children’s stories and respond with personalized feedback to empower each child in their creative pursuits.
Taproot Foundation helps nonprofits solve critical challenges in their communities with the support of skilled volunteers sharing their expertise pro bono. Comcast NBCUnites and Taproot engage employees in projects to help local nonprofits address critical challenges using their areas of expertise such as financial management, marketing, business strategy, and communications.
United Way of Miami-Dade
The United Way of Miami-Dade partners with local organizations to make an impact on education, financial stability, and health. Comcast NBCUnites leverages the United Way’s network of community partners to provide a variety of local impact volunteer services throughout the year.
Urban Arts Partnership
Urban Arts Partnership, a NYC-based arts and digital learning nonprofit, provides art, storytelling and computer science programs across public schools in NYC. Comcast NBCUnites supports the expansion of the signature School of Interactive Arts, in which students learn narrative writing, pitching, production and media arts through the lens of animation and game design.
The WOW Center
The WOW Center provides quality programs and support to individuals with developmental disabilities in order for them to lead meaningful and productive lives, explore their potential, develop a sense of community and pursue independence and jobs if able. Comcast NBCUnites will partner with The WOW Center on engagement opportunities in Miami.
Year Up closes the opportunity divide by ensuring that young adults gain the skills, experiences and support that will empower them to reach their potential through careers and higher education. This national nonprofit has a focus on helping unemployed young adults, age 18-24, gain high-demand technical and professional skills. Comcast NBCUnites will fund their signature 6+6 model, where young professionals will train with Year Up…
Young Storytellers inspires young people to discover the power of their voice through mentorship, education, and performance. After encouraging students to write an original story, Young Storytellers collaborates with NBCUniversal employees to bring these stories to life and engage in creative writing exercises.
Youth Design Center
Youth Design Center (YDC) is a creative agency and innovation hub providing a gateway for young people to learn marketable hard skills in STEAM, access post-secondary education, achieve economic mobility, and engage in place-based community revitalization. YDC is an NYC-based nonprofit focused on lowering the barrier to entry in STEAM (+arts) professions in East Brooklyn. Comcast NBCUnites will support the…