Discover initiatives (RFPs)

Below is a list of ideas for Grants that are both open for work or already funded. These ideas can be used as inspiration for new projects.
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Academy Page

The grants team is creating an Academy Page Working Group to help launch a dYdX Academy page. The group will be used to coordinate all educational and dYdX related content to be created across different grants. See more information on openings here: https://reveriereserves.notion.site/Academy-Page-Grants-Group-87e1c98d052c41c5a0f7413a934e8f1e
Funding amount:
Open

Rewards Formula - Research/Implementation

Research and execution for rewards formula, with a focus on enabling sustainable liquidity and more optimal distribution of LP rewards.
Funding amount:
$50,000+
Closed

Trading Volume & Analytics Dashboard

Build and improve on existing trading volume & analytics to provide more insightful and actionable breakdown of activity done on dYdX. Particularly interested in seeing volume and other metrics from known Market Makers.
Funding amount:
$10,000 - $25,000
Closed

EthGlobal Hackathon Participant

The Grants committee will select between 5-10 existing grantees and community members who wish to participate in in-person EthGlobal hackathons, and pay for all lodging, travel. The current opportunity is for ETHAmsterdam: https://amsterdam.ethglobal.com/.
Funding amount:
$2,500 per person
Closed

Grants Program Analyst

Assist the Program lead with Applicant Reviews and Onboarding, Community Engagement, Recruitment and Grants Research. 10hrs/week for 12 weeks.
Funding amount:
$6,000
Closed

Community Manager

Help with managing community tools (e.g. Discord) for the DGP, in addition to assisting grantees reach their goals.
Funding amount:
$5,000 - $10,000
Closed

dYdX as Collateral

We’re looking for community members who can lead initiatives to get dYdX listed on decentralized lending protocols (e.g. Compound, Aave) as collateral.
Funding amount:
$25,000+
Open

Governance Advocates

Governance facilitators who can help dYdX Governance function smoothly and effectively.
Funding amount:
$5,000 - $10,000
Closed

dYdX DAO Organizational Research

Research into how to effectively scale the dYdX DAO to onboard new contributors who can lead the creation of new Working Groups. The goal is to help dYdX DAO aggressively onboard new contributors who can improve the protocol.
Funding amount:
$10,000 - $25,000
Open

Marketing/Growth Strategy for dYdX

Creation and implementation of a strategy to increase overall awareness of the dYdX Protocol. Can include professional team sponsorships, growth incentives, governance incentives, etc.
Funding amount:
$50,000+
Open

Marketing Strategy for DGP

Research into a marketing strategy for the DGP to increase overall awareness and top of funnel for new applicants.
Funding amount:
$10,000 - $20,000
Closed

Grants Newsletter or Podcast

Promote the Grants program with a weekly newsletter or podcast exploring RFPs, Grantees, Developments, Feedback and more.
Funding amount:
$10,000 - $20,000
Closed

New dYdX Grants Website

Build a new website for the dYdX Grants Program including all existing Notion pages and additional features.
Funding amount:
$25,000 - $50,000
Closed

Hedgie Integration

Promote the use of Hedgies integrating into platforms, add-ons, benefits and more.
Funding amount:
$10,000 - $20,000
Open

Trading Strategy Simulator Tool

Help traders build strategies and simulate expected returns under different market conditions.
Funding amount:
$10,000 - $30,000
Closed

Event Sponsorship

Grant to sponsor a crypto or trading related event that includes marketing and promotion.
Funding amount:
$5,000 - $20,000
Open

Treasury Management Tool

Page/tool to help users navigate DYDX staking, yield opportunities, rewards etc..
Funding amount:
$20,000 - $40,000
Closed

New Asset Eligibility Tool

Page/tool that allows the community to estimate eligibility for a new asset in dYdX, with metrics like Market Cap, Volume, Popularity etc..
Funding amount:
$20,000 - $40,000
Closed

Third Party Integration

Collaborating, Integrating, Partnering with third-party services that can help promote dYdX or benefit the community.
Funding amount:
$5,000 - $20,000
Open

Reward tracking & Simulator

Page or tool that allows traders to calculate future rewards and simulate earnings from activity.
Funding amount:
$20,000 - $30,000
Closed

Discord bots

Additional Discord bots that notify members of activity on dYdX and governance.
Funding amount:
$5,000 - $10,000
Closed

Academy Contributions

Webpages, Courses, Glossaries and Youtube libraries educating new users on dYdX.
Funding amount:
$10,000 - $25,000
Closed

Newsletter

Weekly or Monthly newsletters promoting and educating the dYdX platform.
Funding amount:
$10,000 - $20,000
Closed

Delegation Tool

Webpage to allow active participants to market their voting and enable direct delegation from DYDX holders.
Funding amount:
$15,000 - $30,000
Closed

Governance Dashboard

Governance page to promote discussions, proposals, delegation and voting.
Funding amount:
$15,000 - $30,000
Closed

Liquidation Alert Tool

Self-hosted tool that alerts the trader of upcoming liquidation prices across multiple messaging venues.
Funding amount:
$30,000 - $50,000
Closed

New Language SDKs

Replicate existing Python SDK to new programming languages with all the same features.
Funding amount:
$25,000 - $40,000
Closed

CLI Trading Tool

Self-hosted CLI tool leveraging the dYdX API to allow all functionalities from a terminal.
Funding amount:
$25,000 - $40,000
Closed

Funding Rate Page

Page that provides a live look at all funding rates with popular timeframes in annualized format.
Funding amount:
$45,000 - $85,000
Closed
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