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Apply for the 2024 Cohort | Nominate and Collaborate

ICCC is excited to return to New Jersey for the 4th time in 2024, thanks to our lead sponsor Santander Bank! New Jersey is home to 147 ICCC alumni!

The ICCC New Jersey program will be offered in-person in 2024, with the Opening Seminar Series taking place the week of July 22nd, 2024!

Learn more about the ICCC program by checking out our Program Overview Video here. For questions regarding the 2024 New Jersey Cohort, reach out directly to Caitlin Cowan, Senior Program Coordinator, at or (617) 238-3064.

Words cannot express how much these two days have impacted me, and the future of our organization. I will attribute the longevity of ASG to this program. I highly recommend this any future entrepreneur. This truly gives all minority a platform to learn, grow, and break through to the next level. Look forward to graduating from the program and giving back & supporting ICCC in any way possible!”

Advance Service Group, 2022 ICCC New Jersey Participant

Apply for the 2024 New Jersey Cohort

Are you a business owner from New Jersey and surrounding communities looking to grow and scale your business amid the pandemic? If so, apply to participate in ICCC today! The application deadline is Friday, June 28, 2024.

Once you submit your application, you will be prompted to schedule a phone interview with ICCC. For questions about the application process, contact Caitlin Cowan at or (617) 238-3064.

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2024 New Jersey Timeline

  • Nomination Deadline: Friday, June 7, 2024
  • Application Deadline: Friday, June 28, 2024
  • ICCC New Jersey Opening Seminar Series: Wek of July 22, 2024

Become a Nominator for the 2024 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 2024 New Jersey Nominator Toolkit, which includes our Nominator Process Packet, sample language and social media copy 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 by Friday, June 7, 2024.

For questions about the nomination process, contact Caitlin Cowan at or (617) 238-3064.

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Become a Collaborator with the 2024 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 Caitlin Cowan here. Read below to see some of the ways in which you can get involved:

For additional ways to engage with ICCC, please review the For Partners page here. We are always looking for innovative ways to engage with our partners.


 “I liked the sessions – I think they have been helpful and useful. Starting and running a business is incredibly stressful and difficult – sessions like these really do help provide some insight into how to run a business effectively and thoughtfully.

Lionheart Development, LLC, 2022 ICCC New Jersey Participant


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