Nominate & Apply



Nominating partners are our eyes and ears on the ground, and we rely on you to identify business owners who have an appetite for growth and the potential to strengthen their surrounding communities and nominate them to participate in ICCC.

We recognize that every organization interacts with business owners differently, so see below the various ways you can get involved as a nominator:

You can nominate business through our online Nomination Form, or by uploading your nominations to our Nomination Template and emailing it to

“This is a great opportunity for our members to grow through education and to connect with women and other small businesses. ICCC is a wonderful resource that we couldn’t provide without our partnership.” 

Pamela Williamson, President & CEO, WBEC-West, 2018 ICCC Los Angeles Nominator


Are you a business owner in an under-resourced community looking to build capacity, get access to capital and contracts, and hire more employees? Then apply to participate in ICCC today!

Designed for busy executives of all levels, ICCC is the only program of its kind to provide capacity-building education, one-on-one coaching, and connections to capital! Apply here to take advantage of this tuition-free program and join a growing network of over 2,900 business owners.

For questions about the program, either schedule a call with an ICCC representative, or reach out to or (617) 238-3019.

“Coming from a non-finance background, I have often felt at a disadvantage. The presentations lifted the veil and showed that finance is both comprehensive and a topic that can be mastered!”

CapeBuilt Development, 2017 Boston ICCC Participant


A business must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible for participation in ICCC: *

  • Be an independent, for-profit or non-profit corporation, partnership or proprietorship.
  • Have its headquarters or more than 51% of its physical operations located in an economically-distressed area OR have more than 40% of employees residing in an economically-distressed area.
  • Be past the proof-of-concept stage.
  • Have been in operation for two years or more. ICCC does not accept start-up companies.

 *On a case-by-case basis, ICCC will consider businesses that do not meet all of the specified criteria on the recommendation of a nominator. ­

For questions regarding the nomination process, contact us at (617) 238-3019 or

Nomination and Application Process


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