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2022 ICF International Prism Award 

The deadline for 2022 ICF International Prism Award nominations is June 10, 2022, at 2 p.m. (EST). Please review award terms and conditions below and then click on the "Submit Your Nomination" link to begin. 

To assist with the nomination preparation process, you may download the 2022 PrismWorksheet and the  2022 Prism Scoring Rubric.

You have the option to begin an application and return to this site to complete and submit the application at a later time.

All nominations must be submitted in English.

Nomination forms must be finalized and received via this online submission system by June 10, 2022, at 2 p.m. (EST). Applications that are not completed and submitted by the deadline will not be reviewed.  


Award Terms and Conditions

If you agree to the below terms and conditions, click on the "Submit a Nomination" button to complete an award nomination application. 


  • Beginning in 2022, the ICF will accept submissions from an organization or an individual division within an organization.  If only a division of an organization applies, please attach confirmation that the HQ/head of the organization is aware of this submission.
  • The organization will be nominated by an external or internal coach who holds a current ICF Credential and has delivered coaching in the organization.
  • The organization must have started implementing the Coaching initiative before January 1, 2021, and the process must have lasted a minimum of one year.
  • The nomination shows that employees in the organization benefit from the Coaching Culture through direct Coaching and/or working with a manager/leader who uses coaching skills.
  • Coach-training organizations or organizations providing external coach practitioners to organizations or individuals are not eligible for the Prism Award.
  • If requested, during the nomination review process, the nominating coach and/or coaching sponsor will provide additional/clarifying information about the nomination.
  • The organization, its leaders, and its public relations team are willing and able to publicly share information (that will be previously agreed upon) that points to the success of the coaching initiative (e.g., annual revenue, return on investment data, employee engagement, and retention data.)
  • The data shared in the nomination to demonstrate the impact of coaching will be available for ICF to share in press releases, case studies, and more.
  • The organization has not been an ICF International Prism Award winner or honorable mention recipient in the past five years (unless a completely new Coaching program in the same organization is submitted)


Returning Award Applicants

If you have started an award application and need to finalize your information, or if you would like to download a copy of your application, please log in to the award system to the left by using your ICF member log in details or the user login ID you created when starting your application. Select the "My Applications" link once logged in. 

Submit Your Nomination