As the primary quarter of 2023 concludes, we’re excited to announce Wave 17 of the Web3 Foundation Grants Program, persevering with our steadfast dedication to tasks and groups obsessed with constructing a extra decentralised, safe, and accessible net. This time, we’ve signed 46 grants with a complete quantity of USD ~1M, additional contributing to the event of the Internet 3.0 know-how stack, and specifically the Polkadot tech stack.
Wave 17 showcases a formidable lineup of tasks, with a specific emphasis on people who improve developer expertise and broaden the capabilities of Substrate runtime modules, in addition to a give attention to tooling and implementations round sensible contracts. We’ve additionally seen a rise in grants specializing in analysis and 2nd-layer protocols.
We preserve a listing of all accepted purposes on our grants repository here. Beneath are all of the 46 grant recipients of Wave 17.
📱 Consumer Interface
🔗 Chains and Pallets
📝 Good Contracts
🔧 Instruments, APIs and Languages
✌️ 2nd Layer Protocols
We’re excited to witness the continued development of the Internet 3.0 ecosystem, as increasingly more gifted groups be a part of us, whether or not they’re self-funded, supported by our grants program or different public funding sources, or pushed purely by their ardour for the event of this know-how.
Because the momentum of Wave 17 unfolds, the ecosystem is experiencing not solely the addition of extra parachains but in addition the extension of current leases. With the huge potential of Internet 3.0 turning into ever extra obvious, we foresee the sustained inflow of grant purposes to persist. If you’re desirous about receiving a W3F grant, please attain out! Making use of for a grant is so simple as submitting a pull request to our grants program repository. For inspiration, an outline of tasks within the ecosystem, and broad undertaking concepts we’re desirous about funding, you’ll be able to check out our open-source tech stack. One of the best ways to get your proposal accepted is to stipulate a complete roadmap. Going over our guidelines, in addition to the application template, offers you a basic thought of what we search for in a grant utility.
For extra data on how one can apply and tips about placing collectively a fantastic utility, take a look at the README and (*17*) in our grants program repository on GitHub. We stay up for receiving your utility! Collectively, let’s create a very decentralised and linked future.
The grants program goals to be as open and accessible as potential. For those who’re desirous about contributing or getting concerned, there are a number of methods you are able to do that:
- We’re open to milestone evaluations from third events. For those who’re significantly desirous about a sure undertaking, or significantly educated on a related topic, submit your own evaluation.
- We encourage anybody to submit a request for proposals (RFPs). For those who discover that there’s something lacking in our ecosystem (a device, a undertaking, infrastructure, and so on.), that we may assist fund, please submit an RFP.
- Be a part of us! We’re in search of a Website Reliability Engineer and a Technical Educator to hitch us full-time. Take a look at all our current job openings and apply!