Do you have what it takes to contribute to the adoption and usability of Zcash? We invite you to apply for a grant. It’s simple!
The Zcash Community Grants program (formerly known as ZOMG) funds independent teams entering the Zcash ecosystem, to perform major ongoing development (or other work) for the public good of the Zcash ecosystem.
Funding for Zcash Community Grants comes from the Major Grants slice of the Zcash Dev Fund. Grants are chosen by a five-person committee elected by the Zcash Community.
ZIP-1014, voted and agreed upon by the Zcash community, provides ongoing major grant funding to the ecosystem through 8% of the Zcash mining reward until the second halving in 2024.
Zcash Community Grants has:
Check this dashboard for the most up to date figures.
This wishlist is meant to encourage ideas for potential applicants to improve the Zcash ecosystem and is not exhaustive. If your idea to improve Zcash doesn’t fit exactly, feel free to surprise us with your proposal!
These are some of the projects we've funded so far:
A performant, full-featured light wallet for mobile and desktop
Growing Zcash’s open-source education hub and onboarding new contributors to Zcash
A web3 platform powered by Zcash that empowers content creators
The first implementation of shielded Zcash on a hardware wallet
Bridging assets between Zcash and Avalanche using permissionless Subnet architecture
Bringing DeFi to ZEC with Zcash Shielded Assets (ZSAs)
A premiere educational platform about Zcash, privacy, and related issues.
Check this dashboard for a complete list of grants and milestones paid.