Grant Reimbursement

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Reimbursements will be processed through the GW iBuy+ platform. If you don't currently have access, please email Stephanie Asher at

Allowable Expenses

AccelerateDC Grants are intended to be used for travel to the seven-week NSF I-Corps Teams program and to facilitate Customer Discovery. Allowable expenses include:

  • Travel and registration expenses for National I-Corps program.
  • Travel for customer discovery.
  • Travel and registration expenses for meetings and conferences (as a part of customer discovery). Academic conferences are excluded from reimbursement.
  • (With preapproval) Prototype and Minimum Viable Product (MVP) Development.

Teams may not use AccelerateDC funds for meals, legal or administrative costs. Alcohol is strictly prohibited for reimbursement and may not appear on any receipt submitted for reimbursement.

Receipts submitted for reimbursement must only be for the team members receiving the AccelerateDC funding.