Grant Application Template - Core Contributor
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Grant Application Template - Core Contributor

Grant Title:

Provide a concise and descriptive title for your grant application.

Author:

List the names, usernames, emails, or GitHub usernames of the author(s) or main point of contact for the grant application. If applying on behalf of a group or company, provide the email of the main point of contact.

About You:

Share relevant information about yourself or your team, including educational background, prior experience, motivations, or any other details that demonstrate your qualifications for the grant.

Additional Links:

Include any relevant links that provide additional information about you or your work, such as websites, GitHub profiles, or Twitter handles.

Grant Category:

Refer to the CoW Grants overview document to select the appropriate category that best aligns with your project.

Grant Description:

Provide a comprehensive description of your project, outlining its purpose, objectives, and intended outcomes. Include details on the technologies or methodologies you plan to use.

Grant Goals and Impact:

Clearly articulate the goals you aim to achieve through this grant and the potential impact it will have on the CoW Protocol ecosystem. Explain how the successful execution of the grant will benefit users, the community, or the broader ecosystem.

Additionally, for core contributors, you MUST make sure to include the following specifications in said grant template (adjust the highlighted in italics parts), as these are different between grants and include definitions for Terms:

I will devote at least 110 [note that this is a full time equivalent; if your grant is part-time, adjust accordingly] days each 6 calendar months to carrying out [Software Development Services or Milestones (”Services” or “Milestones”) specified in Milestones].

I shall provide the Services to CoW DAO from [start Date to end Date with a 6 months term] and to be actively renewed after the initial period through proposal and voting.

Milestones:

Core Contributors: ideally specify some project scope for 6 months and proposed functions. The below template can be adjusted to communicate such:

Milestone 1

Provide a comprehensive description of the tasks and deliverables for Milestone 1. Specify the anticipated outcomes and their significance for the success of CoW Protocol.

Milestone 2

Provide a comprehensive description of the tasks and deliverables for Milestone 2. Specify the anticipated outcomes and their significance for the success of CoW Protocol.

Funding Request:

My fee is [xxx & currency (EUR, COW, USD), or a combination thereof] (”Fee”) per month inclusive of taxes.

Gnosis Chain Address (to receive the grant):

Specify the Gnosis Chain wallet address where you would like to receive the grant funds.

Other Information:

Include any additional material or information that could strengthen your application, such as relevant documents, references, or previous work samples.

Referral:

Indicate whether you were referred to this Program by anyone. If so, provide the name or relevant details of the person or entity that referred you.

Terms and Conditions:

Include the following line in your grant application (with careful attention to ensure the hyperlinks to the relevant documents are included):