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Since 2005, the International Prism Award program has celebrated businesses and organizations that have built strong coaching cultures. To do so and to be considered for this award, a business or organization must:

  • Fulfill rigorous professional standards
  • Address key strategic goals
  • Shape organizational culture
  • Yield discernible and measurable positive impacts
  • 2021 Nominations

    Nominations for the 2021 International Prism Award have not yet opened. However, if you would like to be notified when more information becomes available, please complete this form.

2020 Prism Honorees and Finalists

ICF has named the United States’ International Trade Administration (ITA) as the winner of the 2020 ICF International Prism Award. Vancouver Coastal Health, of British Columbia, Canada, was the Honorable Mention recipient.

More information and case studies on these honorees and finalists will be available here soon, and ICF will recognize the Prism winner, honorable mention recipients and celebrate nominees during an awards event in 2021.

You can read the press release for the 2020 Prism Award here.

Since 2005, the International Prism Award program has celebrated businesses and organizations with coaching programs that fulfill rigorous professional standards, address key strategic goals, shape organizational culture and yield discernible and measurable positive impacts. An organization must be nominated by an ICF-credentialed coach to be considered for a Prism Award.

Local Programs

Some ICF Chapters and regional groups also honor local organizations with Prism Awards each year. Please contact your local Chapter for more information.

If you are an ICF Chapter Leader interested in launching a local Prism Award program, contact ICF Marketing Assistant Tiffany Hafendorfer at

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