[HOWTO] Apply for a Grant from the Aeternity Crypto Foundation Liechtenstein

The Grant Applications are discussed in this category. An overview of the applicatons process can be found at grant application process.

In order to submit an application for a grant, you are kindly asked to do the following steps:

  1. Introduce yourself to the Forum via the introduction .
    Who are you? What is your background? (Please list your (and your teams) experiences and work samples.)
    Have you been involved in open source projects already? (What role did you play and in what projects? If applicable, please include links to your code repositories.)
    Have you built any projects on æternity, or collaborated with any projects on the platform before? (If applicable, please include links to your code repositories.)

  2. Submit your new application using the mandatory grant application template for the public discussion in this category.

This category will be the main place to inform the community and show transparency around foundation grants and donations.

The ACF board believes that transparency and open discussions are the base for a healthy relationship between users, developers, miners, token holders and everyone interested in the long term existence and stability of the aeternity protocol and ecosystem.

The aeternity crypto foundation is looking forward to your valuable application.

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If you want to prepare yourself for the mandatory web-form application (step number 2 in @lydia initial post), this is the current list of questions you must answer:

  1. First Name, Last Name
  2. E-Mail
  3. Specification of funding category (Open Source Development, Research and Education, Community Growth, Culture and Art)
  4. Project Title
  5. Please describe your project. (Please describe your project in 3-5 sentences)
  6. Why is your work beneficial for the aeternity ecosystem? (Please describe the impact of your project. How will your work impact the larger aeternity ecosystem? How does a successful contribution of your project look like?)
  7. Who are you? What is your background? (Please list your (and your teams) experiences, CVs and work samples.)
  8. Have you been involved in open source projects already? (What role did you play and in what projects? If applicable, please include links to your code repositories.)
  9. Have you built any projects on æternity, or collaborated with any projects on the platform before? (If applicable, please include links to your code repositories.)
  10. Did you publicly gather feedback from the aeternity community?
  11. Do you plan to populate your project? (For example creating a micro-web-page, social media updates, blog-posts, video-materials.)
  12. How much financial support does your project need? (Please provide a breakdown of estimated costs. Please note that the aeternity crypto foundation aims to allocate grants solely in AE token.)
  13. Please list milestones, deliverables, and the estimated timeline of your project.
  14. Please fill in your aeternity address. If applicable, please also provide your banking details (IBAN).
  15. Please confirm that your research and development will be published free of any proprietary license (open-source, open-access).
  16. Please confirm that your research and development code will be maintained with bug fixing and new updates free of charge for at least one year after publishing it.
  17. How did you hear about the ACF Grant Program?

Thank you. The aeternity crypto foundation is looking forward to your application!

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