ICF Foundation Receives 2023 Power of Associations Silver Award for 2021-2022 Coaching for Social Impact Project

2023-07-26T20:04:10+00:00July 26, 2023|Blog, ICF Foundation News|

ICF Foundation Receives 2023 Power of Associations Silver Award for 2021-2022 Coaching for Social Impact Project The International Coaching Federation (ICF) Foundation earned a Power of Associations Silver Award from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) for its successful Coaching for Social Impact initiative. The ICF Foundation partnered in 2021 with social [...]

Coaching for Peace Makers and Future Leaders

2022-06-28T14:23:41+00:00April 6, 2022|Blog|

ICGLR Youth Forum Coaching for Peace Makers and Future Leaders ICF Foundation believes that equipping coaches to make an impact with their communities will amplify and accelerate social impact. This includes not only providing tools to support coaches, but also guiding them to find the best insertion points within a social change organization to [...]

Igniting Ubuntu Intelligence with the ICF Foundation

2022-06-28T14:22:26+00:00March 1, 2022|Blog, Ignite, Social Impact Leader|

This article is co-authored by Dumisani Magadlela Ph.D. and Maria Elena Retter, ACC, both immediate past Board Trustees of the ICF Foundation and was originally posted on the Coaching World Blog. As we conclude our terms as ICF Foundation Board Trustees, we have seen firsthand the crafting of initiatives and measures to ensure that coaching [...]

Welcome Two New Members To ICF Foundation Board of Trustees

2022-06-28T14:22:43+00:00January 31, 2022|Blog, ICF Foundation News|

Charged with the responsibilities of guiding and directing the strategic plans and goals for achieving the mission of the ICF Foundation (ICFF), nine individuals serve on the ICFF Board of Trustees (BOT).  They bring to their work a unique blend of experience and understanding to guide the passionate conviction that social change is accelerated [...]

Building a Rich and Sustainable Pro Bono Coaching Program

2022-06-28T14:22:51+00:00January 15, 2022|Blog, Coaching for Social Impact|

The ICF Slovak Charter Chapter, which began in 2007 with seven members, has grown to nearly 100 members in 2021. In the early years, they focused on basic services and creating awareness of: professional coaching; ICF core competencies & ethics; and ICF credentials. Now the group is reaching out to other countries, chapters, and [...]

Unleashing the Power of Generosity– #GivingTuesday

2022-06-28T14:31:13+00:00November 29, 2021|Blog, ICF Foundation News|

For the last nine years, the global generosity movement has been growing each year under the umbrella of Global Giving Tuesday.  The ICF Foundation has participated in that movement for more than five years raising awareness about the need for positive social impact in our society today. Global Giving Tuesday is an international nonprofit [...]

Foundation’s Converge Session Inspires New ICF Member

2022-06-28T14:31:18+00:00November 16, 2021|Blog|

For many Coaches new to ICF membership, their first step is to learn as much as they can about their professional organization.  New member Lynne Melis, ACC, ICF South Africa Charter Chapter, is no exception.  When her chapter pulled her name from a “lucky draw” to be one of four sponsored members to attend [...]

Introducing Our Newest Staff Resource

2022-06-28T14:31:33+00:00October 22, 2021|Blog, ICF Foundation News|

Accessing strategic support and resources to move social progress forward, the International Coaching Federation Foundation and our professional coaches work tirelessly taking the next steps toward growing pro bono programs and building social impact initiatives. Now we are excited to announce we’ve hired an additional resource to be a part of our team and [...]

Coaching for Social Impact: How to Get Started

2024-02-08T15:52:23+00:00September 17, 2021|Blog, Ignite|

Pandemics, climate change, refugee crises – doesn’t it seem like the world needs coaching more than ever?  This is a great time to start coaching for social impact.  Here is our primer on how to start: What is Coaching for Social Impact? Coaching for social impact means to amplify and accelerate systemic change in [...]

Coaching for Social Impact Pro Bono Project: Many Hopes

2022-06-28T14:34:32+00:00August 15, 2021|Blog, Coaching for Social Impact, Social Impact Leader|

The ICF Foundation believes the global effectiveness of social system change organizations increases with professional coaching. As coaching clients gather new insight, they sometimes influence others around them, like a pebble tossed into a pond, creating an expanding circle around them (O’Connor & Cavanagh, 2013). Our overall intent is to partner with organizations that [...]

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