Grants&Hackathons For DoraHackers (updated)

DoraHacks
10 min readOct 16, 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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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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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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Web3 Hackathons

Polygon DevX [Americas] Hackathon X DoraHacks [North America+South America]

Polygon Labs is excited to invite you to participate in our upcoming DevX Tour Americas 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. The hackathon offers a total bounty of $90K+, including prizes from Polygon Labs and other sponsors. Polygon Labs will offer a total prize of $50,000, with the information about tracks coming soon.

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Klaymakers 2023 Global Virtual Hackathon

  • To leverage the creativity and diversity of Web3 developers to build Dapps and use cases on Klaytn ecosystem, while onboarding more Web2 developers into Web3 world with Klaytn
  • To size up our global developer community via developer engagement
  • This campaign focuses on building enhancement features to the Klaytn dapps and use cases to the Klaytn ecosystem

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Solana Hyperdrive Hackathon

The Hyperdrive Hackathon has a grand prize in addition to 7 tracks including Mobile Consumer Apps, DAOs & Network States, Crypto Infrastucture, Gaming & Entertainment, Artificial Intelligence, Finance & Payments, and Physical Infrastructure Networks. The previous hackathon, Grizzlython, saw over 10,000 participants submit 800 projects.

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MultiversX Gaming Hackathon 2023

Participants at this hackathon will be given a unique platform to showcase their prowess, creativity, and foresight. Exceptional projects bringing forth games, Metaverse experiences, SDKs, or any other useful and related tool that leverage the robust MultiversX network will not only be rewarded with a share of the 100k USD prize pool but will also gain opportunities for partnerships, funding, and further development support, ensuring their visions have the potential to become reality.

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Linera Autumn Developer School 2023

This program will give you an early preview of what it’s like building on a highly scalable Layer 1. Inspired by research at Meta, the Linera protocol hopes to introduce the next paradigm shift in web3 programming.

Winners will receive prizes from a $12,500 prize pool as well as bonus prizes.

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Injective x Google Cloud Illuminate Hackathon

This program will give you an early preview of what it’s like building on a highly scalable Layer 1. Inspired by research at Meta, the Linera protocol hopes to introduce the next paradigm shift in web3 programming.

Winners will receive prizes from a $12,500 prize pool as well as bonus prizes.

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AI X DeFi Cook-off

This Hackathon isn’t just about one chain — it’s about a whole ecosystem. Developers can create dApps that use IBC and OraiBridge to offer amazing experiences across different blockchains. This makes Oraichain a top hub for DeFi, no matter where you’re coming from.

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AEZ Boost Hackathon

The Cosmos Hub Hackathon aims to align all stakeholders by incentivizing individuals and organizations to explore and develop their ideas on Cosmos Hub by offering individuals and organizations non-dilutive funding to develop and further the Atom ecosystem.

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Planq Long-Term Grant Program — Round One

Planq and Dorahacks are teaming up to host a long-term developer grant program. Developers can complete tasks and receive rewards in Planq’s native tokens $PLQ. This collaboration aims to foster innovation and engage the developer community in enhancing Planq’s ecosystem.

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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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Neo APAC Hackathon

Neo APAC Hackathon embraces a hybrid approach, blending virtual and on-site participation to maximize outreach and foster communication. Submissions are accepted both online and offline, with on-site participants enjoying exclusive perks. Moreover, winners of the GAS Stations will secure their seats in the finale. For further guidance, please refer to the Neo APAC Hackathon Handbook.

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Hack-Nostr-On Round 3

Hack-Nostr-On Round 3 started on 9 Sep! More online events will be here. During Round 3, there will be multiple online and meetup IRL as Round 1 & 2. Welcome to join!

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

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BANGKOK BUIDL 2023

  • Despite the recent boom and slowdown in blockchain adoption, web 3.0 ecosystem and innovation continue to grow with recent advancements in blockchain technologies such as layer-2 scaling solutions, zero-knowledge technologies, new decentralized finance (DeFi) use cases, and real world assets integration
  • Bangkok BUIDL 2023 would like to invite aspiring and experienced builders to build innovative blockchain-driven products and applications that can make impact and revolutionize real-world or digital world both financially and and non-financially

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NuLink Grants Program

The NuLink Grants Program invites cryptography enthusiasts, data privacy encryption track developers, and all Web3 developers to participate. The program aims to showcase NuLink’s endpoint encryption solution and user-friendly NuLink Agent API/SDK interface, encouraging contestants to leverage NuLink’s technology in their projects. Through this program, we hope to attract more experts and enthusiasts in privacy encryption, fostering collaboration and progress in the field. The organizer will award $20,000 USD in grants to recognize outstanding developers and developer teams.

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TrustCraft: Identity Hackathon

Join the Litentry Team for the TrustCraft: Identity Hackathon events as part of DevConnect in Istanbul, Turkey on November 17, 2023.

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Identity Hackathon

The Identity Hackathon ✳️ hosted online by NEWFORUM, with our partners Newcoin, Jokerace, 1kx, Lit Protocol, Disco.xyz, Ceramic, Guild.xyz, Sismo, Gitcoin, Intuition, Orbis, Cyberconnect, and Ethereum Attestation Service offering unique support and prizes for the pioneers and builders creatively using the new web3 identity stack. More than $250,000 in prizes, tokens and bounties !!!

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Hack for Good

Calling all tech communities, hubs, startups and tech enthusiasts to participate in the Hack for Good 2023 organized by Techrity!

Hack for Good aims to bring together builders, innovators and thinkers to develop and hack veritable use cases and solutions aimed at solving unique challenges within the African continent.

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Frontier Tech Hackathons

Starship Use Cases Hackathon | Your Creativity Shapes the Future of Space

Starship, a super heavy-lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX, with its transformative potential, paves the way for humanity to reach new frontiers — whether it’s the Moon, Mars, or beyond. We are steadfast in our belief of pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, propelling ourselves to the stars.

At the Starship Use Cases Hackathon, our mission is simple yet profound: to inspire and empower space enthusiasts, engineers, and innovators to envision groundbreaking solutions for the future of space exploration.

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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. With a grant pool of $10,000, every project with potential stands a chance to win a minimum of $1000!

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NISQ Quantum Grant

physics experiments, and community building, the NISQ (Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum) Quantum Hackathon , initiated by Hacker Dojo, is now available! We’re committed to supporting and empowering innovators in this exciting frontier. With a grant pool of $10,000, every project with potential stands a chance to win a minimum of $1000!

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Coming soon…

ETHMiami 2023

ETHMiami is the largest annual web3 hackathon for Ethereum builders in Southern Florida. We’ll be bringing together 500+ builders, founders, and investors in the tech ecosystem to the Miami startup stage.

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Algorand “Build-A-Bull” Hackathon

“Algorand’s Build-A-Bull is a virtual hackathon for the Algorand community of builders, developers, and entrepreneurs around the world. It’s an exciting entry point into Web3 development and the Algorand ecosystem. By signing up for the hackathon, you’ll have the opportunity to transform your idea into a startup within a span of four weeks. We’ll provide the tooling, support, and mentoring, but bring your idea to life. Champions will have the chance to present their pitches to industry experts and top-tier investors.

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EBC Hackathon

As the largest Blockchain event in Europe, the European Blockchain Convention brings together thousands of the world’s brightest minds to discuss the role Blockchain technology will play in the future. Our global audience of founders, investors, regulators, developers, corporations, and many more come together to learn, get inspired, and connect.

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ETHCameroon 2023 Hackathon

The ETHCameroon 2023 Hackathon invites innovative solutions that tackle the complex challenges encountered in Africa. We firmly believe that technology and creativity can have a significant impact on bringing about positive transformations in various fields. Whether it involves improving financial inclusivity, transforming healthcare accessibility, optimizing agricultural methods, or addressing other critical issues, this competition is open to a broad spectrum of ideas that have the power to shape a more promising future for Africa.

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Rebuild Ownership 2.0: Internet Privacy | DataverseOS, fhenix, Filecoin

「Rebuild Ownership」as a series global hackathon, is designed to gather the pioneer protocols in the space and offer hackers a holistic experience of tackling on internet privacy using web3 technologies. We are thrilled to have partners like Filecoin, Fhenix, etc.

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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 (DoraHacks.io) for open source funding and community governance.

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