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 see e.g. Requests for Startups
  • Canister Development Kits (CDKs) & Agents

Open RFPs & Bounties

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

Total funding available

342 grantees

  • Rubic Finance v.2

    Rubic's cross-chain interoperability solution offers several deliverables that can bring value to other blockchains, including: Access to liquidity: By connecting to Rubic's network, other blockchains can gain access to a wider range of liquidity sources.

  • Metaforo.io - A Web3 Native Forum System

    Metaforo.io is an existing web application with an established user base. By moving its front end to the Internet Computer, it can attract new users to the ecosystem who may not have been exposed to it before.

  • GotCHA V2

    GotCHA provides a security layer against bots. We are the first layer of protection against bots.

  • CodeGov

    The CodeGov project will advocate for and incentivize a community of developers to actively engage in understanding and reviewing Replica Version Management proposal topics.

  • Tswaanda Africa

    Tswaanda's focus on agriculture and finance can add a new dimension to the types of dApps and use cases being developed on the Internet Computer. Real-world impact: Tswaanda's work can have a tangible and positive impact on the livelihoods of farmers in Africa, bringing a social good aspect to the Internet Computer ecosystem.

  • SafeNote

    Trust is a core issue of the application of SafeNote. Thus SafeNote will highlight the benefits of decentralization and drive adoption of the Internet Computer by offering a service superior to any centralized counterpart.

  • AgorApp

    AgorApp is an education-first platform designed to train Web2 developers to become proficient in Web3. By both integrating with the Internet Computer's documentation and having courses & challenges available on AgorApp, users will be able to learn proficiently with real-time feedback on their code.

  • Orally

    Orally is a fully decentralized cross-chain oracle network powered by the Internet Computer Protocol (ICP) that delivers real-world data to on-chain smart contracts.

  • Canister Self-Deploy

    Canister Self-Deploy aims to make deploying Canisters on the Internet Computer easy for all users, even those without a technical background. By providing pre-built templates and a library of templates, users can quickly deploy their Canisters with just a few clicks. T

  • UnfoldVR

    Decentralizing asset Creation and Discovery for the Metaverse


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.