Discover initiatives (RFPs)

Below is a list of ideas for Grants that are open for funding. These ideas can also be used as inspiration for new projects with similar impact.
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Go Trading Client

Description

We are looking for talented Go engineers to re-write the existing Typescript SDK for trading on dYdX v4 in Go. The Go SDK should meet feature parity with the Typescript client, and be written in an accessible manner including helpful documentation for other developers to easily onboard and use.

Specifically, the client must include:

  • All order types, including short term and long term order types (limit, gtt, post only, stop limit, take profit)
  • Convenient calculation methods, from user-friendly price and volume to quantums and subticks (the v4 standards)
  • Support deposits, withdrawals, and transfers between subaccounts
  • Allow for full URLs as endpoint input, and https for SSL, http for non-SSL
  • Allow gas calculations

The client should include documentation for all important functions, and example codes for how to place orders and perform everyday functions (e.g. transfers).

Qualifications

Applicants should have significant experience in Go, ideally with specific knowledge of trading systems, clients, and Cosmos SDK.

Funding amount:
$20,000 - $40,000
Open

API Endpoints for Circulating Supply, Fees, Rewards & APY

Description

The dYdX Grants program is exploring an initiative to enhance transparency and accessibility for users and developers. We propose the development of API endpoints to provide real-time information on critical aspects of the dYdX Chain. The primary focus will be on circulating supply, staking APR, trading fee collection, gas fee collection, and trading rewards distribution.

We are looking for teams or individuals interested in leading this initiative through grants funding. Contributor(s) under this RFP will have the following responsibilities:

  1. Create simple REST API endpoints with decimals 
  2. Publicly accessible endpoints without any form of authentication (password/API keys)
  3. Adequate rate limits to support polling once every 5 minutes 

Scope

  • Circulating Supply: real-time circulating supply of DYDX tokens
  • Staking APR: standardized APR for DYDX chain tokens with methodology and parameters published
  • Trading Fee Collection: report trading fees collected by the protocol in each block
  • Gas Fee Collection: report gas fees collected by the protocol in each block
  • Trading Rewards Distribution: report on trading rewards per block and the six month incentive distribution

Provide and maintain thorough documentation for developers, including endpoint specifications, authentication procedures, formulas, and sample requests.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate(s) should meet the following qualifications:

  • Technical expertise and experience in developing similar API endpoints for Cosmos SDK based protocols
  • Security measures implemented in data retrieval and transmission.
  • Clarity and completeness of the proposed documentation.
  • Product/Project management experience to drive the initiative forward.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and best practices for API development.

Timeline: 2 weeks

Funding amount:
$10,000 - $30,000
Open

Content & Community Engagement (Dutch)

Overview

dYdX is seeking proposals from top communities to execute a comprehensive content strategy targeting the Dutch-speaking crypto community. This RFP aims to bring awareness to dYdX, educate potential users, and onboard them onto our platform.

Purpose

To effectively reach and engage the Dutch-speaking audience in the cryptocurrency space, focusing on creating high-quality, informative content that resonates with both seasoned crypto traders and newcomers.

Objectives

  • Awareness: Increase visibility of dYdX on top Dutch-speaking crypto platforms.
  • Education: Develop multimedia content to educate the audience about dYdX, its offerings, and benefits in the cryptocurrency trading space.
  • Onboarding: Create engaging materials and guides to facilitate the onboarding of new users to dYdX.
  • Community Engagement: Foster a vibrant, informed, and active community around dYdX in the Dutch-speaking crypto world.

Scope of Work

  • Content Development: Create engaging, educational, and relevant content tailored to the Dutch-speaking market. This may include articles, videos, infographics, and other multimedia formats.
  • Translation and Localization: Translate existing dYdX documentation into Dutch, ensuring it resonates with the cultural and linguistic nuances of the target audience.
  • Platform Dissemination: Identify and leverage top Dutch-speaking crypto platforms for content distribution, maximizing reach and engagement.

Community Interaction: Actively participate in community discussions, provide support, and gather feedback to improve ongoing strategies.

Funding amount:
$5,000 - $10,000
Open

Content & Community Engagement (German)

Overview

dYdX is seeking proposals from top communities to execute a comprehensive content strategy targeting the German-speaking crypto community. This RFP aims to bring awareness to dYdX, educate potential users, and onboard them onto our platform.

Purpose

To effectively reach and engage the German-speaking audience in the cryptocurrency space, focusing on creating high-quality, informative content that resonates with both seasoned crypto traders and newcomers.

Objectives

  • Awareness: Increase visibility of dYdX on top German-speaking crypto platforms.
  • Education: Develop multimedia content to educate the audience about dYdX, its offerings, and benefits in the cryptocurrency trading space.
  • Onboarding: Create engaging materials and guides to facilitate the onboarding of new users to dYdX.
  • Community Engagement: Foster a vibrant, informed, and active community around dYdX in the German-speaking crypto world.

Scope of Work

  • Content Development: Create engaging, educational, and relevant content tailored to the German-speaking market. This may include articles, videos, infographics, and other multimedia formats.
  • Translation and Localization: Translate existing dYdX documentation into German, ensuring it resonates with the cultural and linguistic nuances of the target audience.
  • Platform Dissemination: Identify and leverage top German-speaking crypto platforms for content distribution, maximizing reach and engagement.

Community Interaction: Actively participate in community discussions, provide support, and gather feedback to improve ongoing strategies.

Funding amount:
$5,000 - $10,000
Open

Event Sponsorship

Grant to sponsor a crypto or trading related event that includes marketing and promotion.

Funding amount:
$5,000 - $20,000
Open
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