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Guide on launching grant programs for token network communities

Bootstrapping community resource allocation

Relationship between programmatic and manual processes

The strategy behind grant programs

Hard things about communities

The grants program setup process

[1] Define the scope of the grants program

[2] Setting up the grants application


[3] Grant application due diligence and decision making

[4] For every community, it will look fairly different and should adjust their processes to their needs:

[5] Grants support

Examples of some open community run grant processes:

Tight feedback loops for grantees



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