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Apply for the 2022 ICCC New Jersey program:

ICCC is excited to come to New Jersey for the 1st time in 2022, thanks to our lead sponsor, Santander Bank! ICCC has previously hosted cohorts in Philadelphia, New York, and Baltimore, and we look forward to expanding our impact in the region.

The ICCC New Jersey program will be offered virtually in 2022, with the Opening Seminar Series taking place the afternoons of Monday, August 15th and Wednesday, August 17th.

Learn more about the ICCC program by checking out our Program Overview Video here. For questions regarding the 2022 New Jersey Cohort, reach out directly to Maria Tata, Lead Program Coordinator at or 617-238-3019.


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2022 New Jersey Timeline

  • Kick-Off Event: Tuesday, May 24th
  • Nomination Deadline: Friday, June 10th
  • Application Deadline: Friday, July 1st
  • ICCC New Jersey Virtual Opening Seminar Series: Afternoons of Monday, August 15th and Wednesday, August 17th.


Apply for the 2022 New Jersey Cohort

Are you a business owner from New Jersey looking to pivot your business and to gain insights to help your business survive, recover and grow? If so, apply to participate in ICCC today! The application deadline is Friday, July 1st.

Once you submit your application, you will be prompted to schedule a phone interview with ICCC. For questions about the application process, contact Maria Tata at or 617-238-3019.


Become a Nominator for the 2022 New Jersey Cohort

As a Nominator with ICCC, we would work together to identify and nominate businesses in your network to participate in ICCC.

We’ve created the 2022 New Jersey Nominator Toolkit which includes our Nominator Process Packet, sample language to promote the program, and other tools to best assist you through the nomination process. It outlines the various ways you can get involved as a nominator, the nomination and application timelines, best practices, and FAQs.

You can nominate business owners using our online Nomination Form, or by uploading your nominations to the ICCC Nomination Template and emailing it to by Friday, June 10th.

For questions about the nomination process, contact Maria Tata at or 617-238-3019.


Become a Collaborator with the 2022 New Jersey Cohort

As a Collaborator with ICCC, we would work together to promote and provide resources to the larger small business ecosystem by hosting webinars, volunteering as coaches for ICCC, and participating in various panel discussions.

If you’re interested in serving as a Collaborator, please schedule a call to speak with Maria Tata here.


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Faithfueled Mom, 2018 ICCC Philadelphia Participant


Resources for Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19

We’ve created the Small Business Resource Center, which hosts a wide range of national and local resources aimed at supporting small businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic.


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