Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC)’s office is located in Roxbury’s Nubian Square, in a dynamic inner city neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts.

Our team is made up of more than 40 talented, creative and committed professionals. Learn about opportunities to join our team!

Our CEO, Steve Grossman, who has extensive public and private-sector experience, provides strong leadership across our diverse departments and initiatives. To ensure that research drives our strategy and work, they are joined by our Director of Research, Dr. Howard Wial, who also serves as ICIC’s Senior Vice President.

ICIC’s remarkable board comprises individuals who are passionate about our mission and have dedicated their careers to urban economic development.

Our partners for urban opportunity include a diverse set of corporations, financial institutions, foundations, government agencies and passionate individuals.

View ICIC’s most recent financial statements and forms 990 here.

Read about ICIC’s 4-star rating from independent charity evaluator Charity Navigator.

ICIC earned a 2023 Gold Seal of Transparency from Guidestar. To view our financial details and learn about the people at our organization, visit ICIC’s updated non-profit profile on Candid.


ICIC drives inclusive economic prosperity in under-resourced communities through innovative research and programs to create jobs, income, and wealth for local residents.


PO Box 191297
Roxbury MA 02119
Phone: 617-238-1740

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