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BUIDLer's Guide to Aptos Grant DAO

BUIDLer's Guide to Aptos Grant DAO
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 prize-giving will happen periodically while the application entry is always open to public, and in the second judging round, the prize pool will be 4000 APT as BUIDLer prizes plus 4000 APT as extra community quadratic voting prize pool!

Application Entrance:

*Note: After submission, please contact DoraHacks for project verification (TG: @dorahacksofficial; Discord #buidl-verification channel:


  • Project Submission: November 7th ~ long-term
  • Judging[Round 1]: December 4th ~ December 8th (results announced on Dec 8th)
  • Prize winner project demo: December 8th to December 14th
  • Community Voting [1st round]: December 8th to December 20th

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 as follows:


  1. Your project must be running on the Aptos blockchain (testnet/devnet/mainnet).
  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.

*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.

How to submit your project

1. BUILDers should submit their BUIDL projects via . But before that, make sure that you already have an account.

Use the  Sign in/up button at the upper right corner of the page to access the sign-up options.

Github, crypto wallet and email are supported for creating an account. For hackers, we recommend you to connect the account to your github to make more people know what you are building at any time.

*You may be asked to receive a verification code via email. The email may take some time to arrive. No worries! The code will not expire in 10 minutes when you click “send code”.

2. Go to and click “Apply for the Grant”.

  • If you already have a BUIDL on DoraHacks
    a. Choose your BUIDL project from "Apply with Existing BUIDL" and identify the track you want to join.
  • Create a BUIDL project if you are new to DoraHacks
    a. Click “Create a new BUIDL”.

    b. Enter the application page and fill in the information as required.

    c. Don't forget to check "I agree to the User Agreement" and click “Submit Grant Application”.

    d. Back to the Application main tab. Choose your BUIDL project via "Apply with Existing BUIDL".

When submission succeeds, you'll see this notification.

Project Verification

Wait! Don't just leave your BUIDL here and forget about it. Please contact DoraHacks staff on Telegram @dorahacksofficial for project verification and promotional support. We'll make every BUIDL a poster and arrange live project demo session for you via Youtube Live/Binance Live. Don't let go the chance to receive huge visibility!

Or, you can also reach us out by finding any admin at DoraHacks Discord

How to update/iterate BUIDL information

Click [Avatar] -> [Profile] to enter the Account Center, and click the "Edit" button on the top right of the BUIDL to update the BUIDL information.

About DoraHacks

DoraHacks is a global hackathon organizer and one of the world's most active multi-chain developer communities. Committed to a global hacker movement with around 20K global monthly active users, it provides crypto-native toolkits to help BUIDLers get funded for their ideas and products.

By far, nearly 3000 projects on have received over $18 million in prizes and funding from supporters worldwide. 20+ major blockchain ecosystems and dozens of open source communities and DAOs are using Dora's infrastructure for quadratic funding grants, hackathons, community contribution, bounty, and the governance of their communities.

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