Our purpose on the grants staff is to be trustworthy stewards of Ethereum neighborhood assets. As a part of the Ethereum Basis’s ongoing effort to diffuse energy all through our neighborhood, we give grants that we consider will return the best impression on the Ethereum ecosystem over the long-term.
What's the scope of EF grants?
Funding is just for future work
Keep away from enjoying favorites. We strive to not benefit one staff over others
Keep away from grants on the software layer, although we do consider that initiatives and groups working on the software layer ought to apply when they're constructing open supply instruments relevant to the broader ecosystem
Keep away from giving an Ethereum Basis “stamp of approval.” EF Grants aren't meant to be an endorsement of a selected undertaking over others.
How can we consider purposes?
We take into consideration highest impression by asking ourselves:
- how essential would this be to the ecosystem?
- how pressing is the issue?
- what number of different individuals are engaged on this drawback?
- how a lot worth can we get by giving a grant in comparison with doing nothing?
We're favorably biased in the direction of initiatives with affordable paths in the direction of sustainability. This helps guarantee a long-term impression on the funding of neighborhood assets.
We search for candidates with related expertise or confirmed means to execute, commensurate with the grant quantity
Alignment with Ethereum values
Notice: as a result of we're providing non-dilutive capital, we anticipate to pay a reduction in your market fee
We understand that our resolution making course of won't ever be excellent, however we at all times do our greatest to repeatedly enhance the velocity and high quality of the choice making course of.