The International Coaching Federation (ICF) Foundation connects and equips professional coaches and organizations to accelerate and amplify impact on social progress through coaching. Through these transformational partnerships, we demonstrate that coaching works by building capacity in organizations around the globe and making coaching an integral part of the thriving society.

The ICF Foundation defines social impact as “the measurable positive outcome of a specific intervention – such as coaching – on the wellbeing and development of society as a whole aimed at addressing social challenges and promoting social systemic change”

Together, we will move the world forward.


When we share the power of coaching with our world, we have the power to impact communities and lives. That is what Ignite is about—engaging humanity through education.


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