GROWTH GRANTS APPLICATION TEMPLATE

APPLICATION TITLE

In this section, please title your application using the following format:

LOCALIZATION GRANT APPLICATION – PROJECT NAME – FUNDING TIER

APPLICATION INTRODUCTION

In this section, please provide a brief overview of your project providing the following information.

  • Name of your project
  • Are you an incorporated startup?
  • Describe your project and how your products or service works for the user.
  • What is the long-term vision of your project?
  • Links to the project’s webpage, DApp, project social handles, and chat groups.

TEAM

This section describes the team of the project, their skills and roles. Please include the following information for all team members:

  • Name
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Team member’s social media handle(s)
  • Relevant experience

TOTAL BUDGET AND FUNDING TIER

In this section specify the budget needed for the project and your funding Tier.

PROJECT INFORMATION

In this section, please describe the current state of your project and the problems currently facing your community. Please include the following information:

  • Audience: For whom is the protocol creating value? Who are the protocol’s most important users? What is your main value proposition for the audience? Why would they use your product?
  • Stakeholders: Outline each of the different stakeholders involved and how they interact with the product/service.
  • Market: What are alternative or competing protocols? Pick a competitor and describe a main difference/competitive advantage. Is the competitor a substitute or complement?
  • Technology: What is your project’s core technology, explained in non-technical terms.
  • Community Overview: An overview of your current community.
  • Stage of the project.

GROWTH PROPOSAL

The section describes your plans and how they will be tracked and measured. Please provide the following information:

  • Community Growth Plans: Your plans for scaling your community.
  • Proposal OKRs: Set ambitious goals for your project.

OKRs (Objectives and Key Results): are used to set goals and track the progress of your application. Please identify at least 3 OKRs that are observable and measurable.

ROADMAP

This section describes the milestones and the phases of the project. Breakdown your community growth plan into a number of milestones including the following information in each milestone:

  • Specification of the initiative or deliverable
  • Requested funding per milestone
  • Milestone duration

MAINTENANCE CONSIDERATIONS

In this section, please specify any maintenance considerations and your plan to maintain the community activities post grant.

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