Grants&Hackathons For DoraHackers (updated)

8 min readJul 24, 2023


Grant DAOs — Long-term Programs Funding BUIDLers

Aptos Grant DAO

Aptos Grant DAO is a long-term funding program for early Aptos BUIDLers, initiated by DoraHacks. The program looks forward to the brightest minds of all tracks to enrich the Aptos ecosystem and get funded. Judging and prize-giving will happen periodically.

Meanwhile, Aptos Grant DAO will also be a part of DoraHacks’ long-term program funding BUIDLers in various blockchain ecosystems, as DoraHacks’ innovation to empower the everlasting hacker movement.

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Injective Grant DAO

Injective is launching its first-ever Global Hackathon with up to $1,000,000 in prizes and seed funding to bring together Web3 builders. During the month-long virtual hackathon, developers can launch innovative dApps with mentorship from industry leaders across the blockchain space.

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Dora Grant DAO

  • Dora Grant DAO is a community-driven program to fund the hacker movement — explore and assist hackers with innovative ideas, and eventually help them build important products for the future of multi-chain Web3 ecosystem.
  • The grantees will be offered the valuable opportunities to obtain funding to further develop their projects (BUIDLs) and achieve milestones that they have set out. Meanwhile, they will also get access to the Dora community and corresponding resources helpful for the teams in the further development.

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Web3 Hackathons

BNB Chain Hackvolution: Empowering next-gen dApps with opBNB and BNB Greenfield

Get ready to embark on an extraordinary journey of innovation and collaboration! BNB Chain invites developers, researchers, and scientists to participate in the BNB Chain Hackvolution online event. This groundbreaking hackathon aims to redefine the future of decentralized applications (dApps) and offers a unique opportunity to contribute your expertise. Join us from July 13 to September 1 and become part of this exciting initiative.

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Sway Summer Online Hackathon

Be a part of the next generation of blockchain by building decentralized applications using the Sway smart contract language on Fuel, the Fastest Modular Execution Layer, for a chance to win up to $100,000 in prizes!

Mark your calendars: the hackathon will take place from July 7th to August 7th.

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ETHWomen Virtual & In-Person Hackathon

A female-focused and inclusive online and in-person event series part of ETHToronto and Blockchain Futurist Conference. Join hundreds at the first-ever ETHWomen in Toronto and Online!

👉 No tech or coding skills required 👉 First-time coders are welcome! 👉 UX Designers, Project Managers, HR or Finance, build your ideas at ETHWomen

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ETHToronto Virtual & In-Person Hackathon

Welcome to the 2nd Annual ETHToronto is an event you don’t want to miss! Last year Vitalik Buterin was our keynote speaker. This year we have a ton of exciting surprised for our hackathon participants!

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ABGA & KLAYTN & ISKRA & CESS Web3 Gaming Hackathon 2023

Together with Klaytn, Iskra and CESS, ABGA is launching its second Hackathon on DoraHacks from July 17th to September 11th. Google Cloud, as the strategic partner, will also provide comprehensive support for the Hackathon.

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XRPL Summer Hackathon | Ripple

Ripple is teaming up with DoraHacks to launch the Summer XRPL online hackathon, taking place from June 5th to July 30th. The XRPL Hackathon is all about supporting innovative projects and getting developers from diverse backgrounds to explore creative ideas and transition from centralized systems to the exciting world of blockchain.

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hack:DiD — Hackathon for Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI) Adoption

Hypersign and Dojima Network teams bring to you, hack:DiD a hackathon that aspires to lead the way into the era of Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI) and Blockchain technology.

Web3 developers, this is your golden opportunity to dive headfirst into the realm of web3 infrastructure. Join us to participate in the event that’s leading the way with cross-chain dApps and self-sovereign identity principles using decentralized identifiers, verifiable credentials, and ZKP.

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Althea L1 presents: The World’s First iFi Hackathon

iFi, or infrastructure finance, introduces new ways to fund, build, and manage utilities and infrastructure. Althea L1 is the high-availability, highly-reliable settlement layer empowering the coordination of humans and autonomous machines, infrastructures, and utilities, and the orchestration of automatic machine-to-machine micro-payments.

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Comdex Hackathon

Welcome to the first Comdex Hackthon in partnership with Dorahacks! The focus on this Hackthon is to craft innovative and sustainable solutions on chain leveraging Comdex’s on chain modules tech.

Come be a part of the Comdex hackathon and unleash your potential by creating dapps utilizing the on-chain modules.

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InnovateX — Nibiru Global Hackathon

We are thrilled to unveil InnovateX, the premier global hackathon brought to you by Nibiru Chain, featuring an impressive prize pool of $150,000 in $NIBI. This initiative is designed to bolster developer involvement, enhance community engagement, and stimulate the creation of useful and transformative products.

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FraxBuild Hackathon

FraxBuild is co-hosted by Frax Finance, Flywheel DeFi, and DoraHacks. From May 29th to July 18th, applicants will be able to submit their applications online for a chance to win over $50k worth of prizes in $FXS. Winner of the hackathon will be interviewed and have their product demo’don Flywheel DeFi.

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ETH Research Grant

Initiated by Dora Dōjo, ETH Research Grant is dedicated to funding projects and research topics in the Ethereum community and promoting the further development of Ethereum. A rolling monthly review is conducted on the Grant, which has a long-term validity.The monthly prize pool is up to 5,000 USDT and individual projects are funded at 300–1,000 USDT.

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Hack-Nostr-On Round 2

Hack-Nostr-On Round 2 started from 8 June! More online events will be here. During Round 2, the 3rd stop of YakiHonne nostr meetup, Berlin Nostr Honne, will be held in Berlin, Germany on July 14th. Welcome to join!

All participants in the Round 1 are welcome to participate in the Round 2, only need to update ‘milestone’ on the BUIDL page without resubmit.

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Patex Hackathon

OneBlock and Parity are excited to invite you to participate in our upcoming 2023 Summer Polkadot Hackathon, where developers can showcase their skills and create innovative solutions to improve the blockchain ecosystem. Here is all the information you need to know! The hackathon officially starts on May 12th and registration will continue until July 4th.

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AXELATHON | Axelar Online Hackathon 2023

Axelar Online Hackathon 2023, a global competition in collaboration with the Axelar project, aimed at discovering innovations from Thailand to a global level.

The competition offers a total prize pool of over $15,000. Interested participants can register for the competition from July 1, 2023 to August 31, 2023.

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Frontier Tech Hackathons

Space Resource and Exploration Hackathon

Get ready to blast off into the world of space resources and space exploration! Introducing the Space Resources and Exploration Grant, a long-term initiative by DoraHacks, designed to foster space tech innovation. Submissions are open year-round, so seize this opportunity!

We’re committed to supporting and empowering innovators in this exciting frontier. The 2nd round is now in full swing, accepting submissions until August 11th, with a prize pool of up to $10,000. Every project with potential stands a chance to win a minimum of $1000!

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NISQ Quantum Hackathon

To further support the development of quantum computing applications, open source tools, quantum physics experiments, and community building, the NISQ (Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum) Quantum Hackathon, initiated by Hacker Dojo, is now available! The hackathon’s application channel is open to the public for an extended period. Teams conducting research in quantum computing are encouraged to apply and participate in advancing the ecological development of quantum technology.

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Coming soon…


As a one-stop Web3 User-centric DataFi solution committed to promoting the fusion of AI and Web3, KNN3 Network is hosting a “Summer Bounty Hacker” event from July 26th to August 31th, in collaboration with .BIT, Moledao, Questflow, Relation, AlibabaCloud, Cointime, among others.


Polygon [EMEA] DevX Hackathon X DoraHacks

Polygon Labs is excited to invite you to participate in our upcoming DevX Tour EMEA Hackathon, and online virtual hackathon where developers can showcase their skills and create innovative solutions to improve the blockchain ecosystem. Polygon Labs is dedicated to developing Ethereum scaling solutions for Polygon protocols and engaging with other ecosystem developers to help make scalable, affordable, secure, and sustainable blockchain infrastructure for Web3 available.


Creatorthon 2023

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About DoraHacks

DoraHacks is a global hackathon organizer and one of the world’s most active multi-chain Web3 developer platforms. It creates a global hacker movement and provides crypto native toolkits to help developers around the world team up and fund their ideas and BUIDLs via hackathons, bounties, grants, grant DAOs, and public good staking.

By far, more than 3000 projects from the DoraHacks community have received over $20 million in grants and other forms of contributions from supporters worldwide. A large number of open source communities, DAOs, and more than 40 major blockchain ecosystems are actively using Dora’s infrastructure ( for open source funding and community governance.

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