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Apply for the 2022 ICCC Northern California program:

ICCC is excited to return to Northern California for the 7th time in 2022, thanks to our lead sponsor, Kaiser Permanente! Northern California is home to 512 ICCC alumni, and since their participation they have averaged 58% growth in revenue and raised $69.89M in capital.

The ICCC Northern California program will be offered virtually in 2022, with the Opening Seminar Series taking place the mornings of Tuesday, August 2nd and Thursday, August 4th.

Learn more about the ICCC program by checking out our Program Overview Video here. For questions regarding the 2022 Northern California Cohort, reach out directly to Sam Figueroa, Program Coordinator, at or 617-238-3047.

“This is my second year going through the program, and being in it every single day, sometimes I don’t realize how much I’ve grown. So many things I’ve been looking to accomplish with my business have come as a result of ICCC!”

Craig Wafer Insurance Services, 2020 ICCC Central Valley Participant


2022 Northern California Timeline

  • Kick-Off Event: Thursday, May 18th
  • Nomination Deadline: Friday, June 17th
  • Application Deadline: Sunday, July 31st
  • ICCC Northern California Virtual Opening Seminar Series: Mornings of Tuesday, August 2nd and Thursday, August 4th


Apply for the 2022 Northern California Cohort

Are you a business owner from Northern California and surrounding communities 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 Sunday, July 31st.

Once you submit your application, you will be prompted to schedule a phone interview with ICCC. For questions about the application process, contact am Figueroa at or 617-238-3047.


Become a Nominator for the 2022 Northern California 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 Northern California 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 17th.

For questions about the nomination process, contact Sam Figueroa at or 617-238-3047.


Become a Collaborator with the 2022 Northern California 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 Sam Figueroa here.


“I appreciated the professor’s interactive approach, and personalization of the content. It was a great program!”

Meals for All, 2019 ICCC Sacramento 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. You can find local California resources here.


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