Mission Statement

The ICSB Foundation seeks to support both serial and nascent entrepreneurs to create durable, growing, and economically successful SMEs through the integration of mentoring, education/training, and sharing of empirically-based guidelines. A high priority is to enhance the economic and employment opportunities for all populations with a particular focus on skill training for the young unemployed populations of the world.

View the ICSB Foundation's 2013 Activites HERE. Two important upcoming activites include the 4th Annual GW-ICSB Global Entrepreneurship Conference in October 2013 and the Presentation of the Three (3) Luminaries Awards on Friday, October 18, 2013 as part of the Gala Event.

2013 ICSB Foundation Three Luminaries Award

The ICSB Foundation's Three Luminaries Award has been established to recognize extraordinary individuals and organizations that have risen to the highest level of small business and entrepreneurial achievement in either practice or academia. Together, the award winners in each category - Practice, Research/Academia and Public Policy - represent excellence in the field of small business and entrepreneurship. 

The following three organizations were honored last year at the ICSB Foundation Gala Awards Dinner on Friday, October 18, 2013 at the United States Chamber of Commerce Hall of Flags Room in Washington D.C.:

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

William 'Denny' Dennis

Skoll Foundation

Stay tuned for a call for nominations for the 2014 Awards!