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ICF Celebrates 50 Years: A half-century of making big things possible

This year marks our 50th anniversary, and we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate all that ICF has accomplished in partnership with employees, clients, partners, and friends. ICF started as the Inner City Fund, a small venture capital firm, with about a dozen employees in Washington, D.C. in 1969. Today, we’re more than 5,500 strong with employees and offices across the globe.

Headshot of ICF CEO, Sudhakar

Sudhakar Kesavan
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ICF


“At ICF we are continuously finding new ways to solve our clients’ toughest challenges. To bring them additional value. It is a quality that has marked our growth and evolution as a company for 50 years. And it is one that will continue to carry us forward, in partnership with our clients, to have positive impact in the lives of people all over the world."

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We’ve achieved some remarkable things in partnership with our clients since 1969. Here are just a few of the things we’re proudest of:

And we keep going. We continue to innovate. We continue to explore new technologies and services. We continue to acquire and grow. We just launched a full marketing services agency. We are excited to celebrate our 50th anniversary and to continue working with employees, clients and partners to see what the next 50 years bring.

About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting services company with over 7,000 full- and part-time employees, but we are not your typical consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives. We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future. Learn more at icf.com.