Form or Join a Hub

Hubs funding opportunity

Proposals for the new I-Corps Hubs solicitation (NSF 24-532) are due April 25, 2024.  Signup for the NSF I-Corps email list for updates.

Eligibility Requirements


Hub applicants must meet the following criteria to respond to the funding opportunity:

  1. Composition: A Hub must consist of a lead institution and at least seven partner institutions.
  2. Location: All members of a Hub must be located within the same geographical region.
  3. Applicants: Institutions of higher education — including two- and four-year colleges — may submit applications. These institutions must be accredited and have a campus located in the U.S.
  4. Past awardees: Existing Nodes and Sites are encouraged to apply to become Hubs.

If your organization would like to join, partner or collaborate with an existing Hub, contact that Hub directly.

How to apply

For step-by-step instructions on how to apply and submit a proposal, review the I-Corps Hub solicitation.

Still have questions? Join one of our monthly webinars to better understand I-Corps' structure and the application process.

Funding opportunities

Check out the I-Corps program solicitation for information about eligibility, program requirements, proposal preparation and submission, and awards.


Visit the I-Corps FAQ page for more information about eligibility and how to apply to a Hub.