Bird's eye view of flooded neighborhood

Our Mission

RISE is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping coastal communities adapt to climate change and sea level rise. We accelerate innovation and business growth by helping entrepreneurs develop and test scalable solutions to some of the most pressing environmental issues municipalities face today. Since 2018, RISE has provided more than $6 million in funding and support to businesses creating cutting-edge products addressing everything from reducing shoreline erosion to helping commuters negotiate flooded roads.

Meet The Team
Example of crumbling infrastructure caused by flooding
By the Numbers
Example of coastal town flooding
Solution Builders
Researcher testing the depth a waterway
Past Challenges

RISE to the Challenge

Flooding is the most common and costly natural disaster in the United States, and climate change is accelerating its impact. This year, RISE is challenging insurance innovators to find solutions to the escalating financial costs of flooding disasters, and the enormous human costs that follow.