Mina Protocol Grants Program - DropsEarn
Mina Protocol Grants Program

Mina Protocol Grants Program

    The Project Grant program is designed to encourage community members to work on projects related to developing the Mina protocol and community.

    Reward pool
    Not set
    Expected profit
    from $1,000 monthly
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  • Activity Type: Deposit Team Creative Ambassador Community Development Tech Marketing
  • Date: from 18 Oct 2020 12:00(UTC+3)
  • Registration: Open
  • Event status: You can participate (Event started, Registration open)
  • Links: Registration Official Announcement
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Detailed information 

Types of Grants


 

Product / Front-End Projects

Assist with building interfaces and platforms for users to interact with Mina.

Graph QL API

Allocation 

Minimum of $10,000 USD per month of Mina tokens (minimum 2 months commitment).
 

Description 

Help Mina update its GraphQL API to support new use cases. Work closely with O(1) Labs Engineering to gather requirements. You must be familiar with OCaml.


Telemetry Health Dashboard

Allocation 

Minimum of $10,000 USD per month of Mina tokens.
 

Overview 

Build a high-level dashboard that describes the current state of the network by aggregating data from as many nodes as it has access to.


Browser Wallet (with optional chrome extension)

Allocation

Minimum of $10,000 USD per month of Mina tokens
 

Overview

Enable sending, receiving, and delegating Mina tokens using a web wallet with support for the Ledger


Mobile Wallet

Allocation

Minimum of $10,000 USD per month of Mina tokens (minimum 2 months commitment)
 

Overview

Enable sending, receiving, and delegating Mina tokens using a Mobile Wallet.



Protocol Projects

Contribute to engineering projects to develop the core technology underlying the protocol.

Stablecoin Support

Allocation

Integration fee as grant or initial deposit amount
 

Description 

Offer a US dollar backed programmable stablecoin on the Mina Protocol.


Alternative Client Implementation (e.g. Rust)

Allocation

Minimum of $100,000 USD of Mina tokens
 

Overview

Enable Mina nodes to parse and verify the Mina transactions, its smart contracts and everything related. Provide an interfaces to create transactions, product blocks, and create snarks in Mina.

 



Marketing and Community Projects

Help to build and grow Mina's community by serving as ambassadors, creating content, and other initiatives.

Technical Community Ambassadors

Allocation

Minimum of $1000 USD of Mina tokens per month
 

Description

Grow, excite and organize Mina’s technical community globally by organizing virtual meetups, supporting the community in testnet activities, establishing a presence on geographically-relevant platforms (ex. WeChat in China), producing and sharing educational content, recruiting new community members and being a spokesperson for the project. As community grows and evolves, so will this role. The ideal candidate will be equal parts passionate, flexible, and dedicated.
 

Minimum qualifications 

Native fluency in the dominant language of your region (Ex. German for Germany), plus an ability to communicate effectively in written and spoken English.


Intro video for Mina

Allocation

Minimum of $1000 USD of Mina tokens
 

Description

Create a short video that introduces Mina, highlights key differentiators, discusses Mina’s novel use of zk-SNARKs, use cases, etc.


Evaluation Criteria

All grants are subject to approval by O(1) Labs. By submitting an application, you agree to Privacy Policy

  1. Previous experience in the domain of the project
  2. Previous open-source contributions is a plus, but not necessary
  3. Prior involvement in the Mina community is a plus, but not necessary
  4. Interest in Mina and cryptocurrencies is a plus, but not necessary

General Questions

WHERE DO I BEGIN IF I WANT TO UNDERSTAND HOW MINA WORKS?

Visit the Mina Docs.
 

CAN TEAMS APPLY?

Yes, both individuals and teams are eligible to apply.
 

HOW DO I INCREASE MY CHANCE OF GETTING SELECTED FOR A GRANT?

See the Application Process section for selection criteria. Please also reach out to us if you have any unique skills that don't apply to current projects. You can also start Contributing code to Mina -- grants will give precedence to previous contributors.
 

WHAT IS EXPECTED OF ME, IF I RECEIVE A GRANT?

Team expect grant recipients to:

  • Communicate effectively and create a tight feedback loop
  • Meet project milestones
  • Serve as ambassadors of Mina in the larger crypto community
     

WHERE DO I GO IF I NEED HELP?

Join the Mina Discord channel or reach out to grants[at]o1labs[dot]org to get help.