Celo Community Fund I (CCF I) is the first community approved spend proposal from the on-chain Community Fund (explorer). Community members seeking funding can apply to CCF I, which is managed by three community stewards, or they can submit their own governance spend proposal to be voted on by CELO owners.
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Our focus is to support the following areas:
Here’s how the Celo Community Fund CCF I process works, from application to finish line.
If your project fits into one of these 4 grant programs and aligns with the Celo mission, you’re a candidate for the Community Fund. Join Discord and reach out.
Make sure you thoroughly complete the application form and clearly state how your project will contribute to the Celo ecosystem. Please review the Grant Application Terms and Conditions before submitting.
The Stewards will review your application in the order it is received. If your proposal meets the program criteria, you will be invited to an interview with two committee members.
All applicants will be notified whether their application has been accepted or denied. If your application is accepted, at this point, you will go through the agreement formation process.
Deepak is the founder of MultiSig, a security company. He got involved in the Celo community by helping lead the validator audits during the stake off challenge.
He is an advisor at cLabs and thinks about the security of the Celo ecosystem. He teaches Yoga and mediation at Celo Jogo, a community led wellness platform.
He earned his Master degree in Information Security from Purdue University.
Patrick is the founder of Moola, a money market protocol built on Celo that is democratizing access to yield and credit.
He is also general partner of Validator Capital, a certified master validator that receives foundation votes, and contributes to the price stability for Celo stablecoins.
He earned a B.S. in Business from Wake Forest University.
Dee is the founder of Usopp’s Club, a genesis validators which launched the Celo blockchain in April 2020.
He is a self-taught coder who has built a complete Android application and created a popular wallet for a top 30 blockchain project.
He has a Masters degree in Business Management (France).
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