Spotlight Your Local Business Heroes!

The 2020 IC100 application cycle has closed. We greatly appreciate our nominating partners’ support in identifying and recruiting fast-growing businesses that have made a positive difference in their communities.

If you have business that you want to nominate for the 2021 IC100 award, visit

Want to share IC100 with your network? Use this two-pager, which provides a deeper look into the program and its impact.

Award Eligibility

To be eligible, a company must:*

  • Be an independently-operated company (not a subsidiary or division of another company)
  • Be a privately-owned, for-profit company that is not a bank or holding company
  • Be headquartered in an urban, under-resourced community**
  • Have revenues of at least $100,000 in 2015 and $1 million in 2019

* Eligibility criteria are subject to change in 2021. Please revisit this page in early 2021 for updated information.

**ICIC defines an urban, under-resourced community as an area of concentrated poverty within cities with a population greater than 75,000.

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