DFINITY Developer Grant Program

The DFINITY Developer Grant Program aims to catalyze the growth of the Internet Computer ecosystem and make the Internet Computer accessible and approachable to more developers around the world by providing support to promising developers and teams.

Focus areas

  • Developer Tooling e.g. IDEs, debuggers, logging libraries
  • Infrastructure e.g. oracles, asset bridges
  • Integrations & APIs e.g. chat, email, maps
  • DApps & Open Internet Services
  • Canister Development Kits (CDKs) & Agents

Open RFPs & Bounties

More Information on Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Bounties can be found on GitHub

Total funding available

242 grantees

  • Continuum

    Stake to complete your run. Commit and record your run in your preferred running app

  • MetaConnect

    Multi-chain wallet aggregator

  • WASI for IC

    Allow developers to run WASI-compatible programs on the Internet Computer

  • Motoko Book

    Motoko Programming Language Beginners Guide

  • DappBox

    Decentralized data storage provider

  • Bink

    A web3 alternative to Linktree built on the Internet Computer.

  • SDI on IC

    OGC Feature API to deliver Flight Tracks (IGC File Format) for GIS (Geoinformation Systems)

  • BeamFi

    Real-time Money Streaming Protocol

  • Alphaday

    The ultimate crypto experience

  • CrowdGov.org

    The simplified, one stop shop for IC Governance.


Special Grants for Women Devs

To help more women join the Web3 ecosystem, the DFINITY Foundation has announced Special Grants of up to $2 million for women developers and entrepreneurs, along with a FastTrack plan for milestones. This is aimed to encourage more women builders to join the ecosystem and give them easier access to resources.

Apply here

What do you want to build for the Internet Computer?

The grants program is a non-dilutive form of financing your project. Please note however that this program is not meant to be a source of venture funding. If you are actively fundraising, consider applying to the Beacon Fund.