Aptos Grant DAO Round 1
Tracks of open funding in this round
NFT / Gaming
Infrastructure / Tooling
Community / DAO
Application form: https://forms.gle/YLVtXC5Sy3SKH8Ex5
All the applicants will be offered 🆓 FREE API credits (unlimited in 45 days) during the AptosGrantDAO funding program, supporting its early eco-building. APIs can be used for quick onchain searching, indexing, etc..
From Nov 7th, DoraHacks will launch its long-term funding program for early Aptos BUIDLers - Aptos Grant DAO! The program looks forward to the brightest minds of all tracks to enrich the Aptos ecosystem and get funded. Judging and girant-giving will happen periodically, and in the first judging round, the grant pool will be 30000 USD as BUIDLer Grants plus 4000 APT as extra community quadratic voting grant pool!
Meanwhile, Aptos Grant DAO will also be a part of DoraHacks’ long-term program funding BUIDLers in various blockchain ecosystems, as DoraHacks’ innovation to empower the everlasting hacker movement.
2- You must submit a project with its Github repo.
3- Your project must be original.
4- Your project have not raised Round A funding.
1- Submit project information
2- After judging, selected projects will be visible at https://dorahacks.io/aptos/1/ to receive votes from the community.
3- Entry to Aptos Grant DAO Long-term Funding Program will be always open for application, but application review and fund distribution will happen periodically in sequential rounds. The first round goes from Nov 7th to Dec 8th, 2022.
ANY decentralized, compatible and legit financial products on Aptos.
ANY Infrastructure and tools that can strengthen Aptos’ current stack, Dapp development and user experience.
ANY DAO/Community infrastructure and application including DAO building schemes, tooling, governance, voting mechanism, etc..
ANY NFT/Gaming-centered projects and innovative ideas.
ANY works based on native MOVE applications or theories contributing to MOVE
Judges will score considering the following aspects:
The total grant pool is divided into BUIDLer Grants and community quadratic funding pool.
The grant winners are selected according to judges’ scoring results.
First Rank Grantees: 2000 USD
Second Rank Grantees: 1000 USD
Rising Star: 500 USD
Community Quadratic Funding Pool: 4000 APT
First Rank Grantees and Second Rank Grantees will enter the community quadratic voting round.
The grant pool in 4000 APT will be distributed based on quadratic funding algorithm, namely the popularity of the grantee projects. The more the voters, the bigger matching grant the project will earn. Meanwhile, all the cost of voting will be sent to the project directly as community funding
*Due diligence will be conducted on the eligibility of every round grantee from Aptos Grant DAO. DoraHacks reserves the rights of any revocation/adjustment of the grants.
Aptos Grant DAO is a long-term early-stage project funding program initiated by DoraHacks, focusing on Aptos blockchain. It’s part of DoraHacks’ Staking as Public Goods initiative to fund BUIDLers using profits generated from staking and help them further contribute to ecosystem building, as DoraHacks’ innovation to empower the everlasting hacker movement.