Request for Proposals List
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Request for Proposals List

The list below includes initial ideas that we think could make excellent Grants. This is a living list that will continue to update as ideas popup.

TitleRef #DescriptionFunding RangeStatus
Funding Rate Page
1
Page that provides a live look at all funding rates with popular timeframes in annualized format
$45,000 - $85,000
Funded
CLI Trading Tool
2
Self-hosted CLI tool leveraging the dYdX API to allow all functionalities from a terminal
$25,000 - $40,000
Funded
New Language SDKs
3
Replicate existing Python SDK to new programming languages with all the same features
$25,000 - $40,000
Open
Liquidation Alert Tool
4
Self-hosted tool that alerts the trader of upcoming liquidation prices across multiple messaging venues
$30,000 - $50,000
Completed
Governance Dashboard
5
Governance page to promote discussions, proposals, delegation and voting
$15,000 - $30,000
Funded
Delegation Tool
6
Webpage to allow active participants to market their voting and enable direct delegation from DYDX holders
$15,000 - $30,000
Funded
Newsletter
7
Weekly or Monthly newsletters promoting and educating the dYdX platform
$10,000 - $20,000
Funded
Academy Contributions
8
Webpages, Courses, Glossaries and Youtube libraries educating new users on dYdX
$10,000 - $25,000
Funded
Discord bots
9
Additional Discord bots that notify members of activity on dYdX and governance
$5,000 - $10,000
Closed
Reward tracking & Simulator
10
Page or tool that allows traders to calculate future rewards and simulate earnings from activity
$20,000 - $30,000
Funded
Third Party Integration
11
Collaborating, Integrating, Partnering with third-party services that can help promote dYdX or benefit the community
$5,000 - $20,000
Open
New Asset Eligibility Tool
12
Page/tool that allows the community to estimate eligibility for a new asset in dYdX, with metrics like Market Cap, Volume, Popularity etc..
$20,000 - $40,000
Funded
Treasury Management Tool
13
Page/tool to help users navigate DYDX staking, yield opportunities, rewards etc..
$20,000 - $40,000
Funded
Event Sponsorship
14
Grant to sponsor a crypto or trading related event that includes marketing and promotion
$5,000 - $20,000
Open
Trading Strategy Simulator Tool
15
Help traders build strategies and simulate expected returns under different market conditions
$10,000 - $30,000
Open
Hedgie Integration
16
Promote the use of Hedgies integrating into platforms, add-ons, benefits and more.
$10,000 - $20,000
Open
New dYdX Grants Website
17
Build a new website for the dYdX Grants Program including all existing Notion pages and additional features
$25,000 - $50,000
Funded
Grants Newsletter or Podcast
18
Promote the Grants program with a weekly newsletter or podcast exploring RFPs, Grantees, Developments, Feedback and more
$10,000 - $20,000
Open
Marketing Strategy for DGP
19
Research into a marketing strategy for the DGP to increase overall awareness and top of funnel for new applicants.
$10,000 - $20,000
Open
Marketing/Growth Strategy for dYdX
20
Creation and implementation of a strategy to increase overall awareness of the dYdX Protocol. Can include professional team sponsorships, growth incentives, governance incentives, etc.
$50,000+
Open
dYdX DAO Organizational Research
21
Research into how to effectively scale the dYdX DAO to onboard new contributors who can lead the creation of new Working Groups. The goal is to help dYdX DAO aggressively onboard new contributors who can improve the protocol.
$10,000 - $25,000
Open
Governance Advocates
22
Governance facilitators who can help dYdX Governance function smoothly and effectively.
$5,000 - $10,000
Open
dYdX as Collateral
23
We’re looking for community members who can lead initiatives to get dYdX listed on decentralized lending protocols (e.g. Compound, Aave) as collateral.
$25,000 +
OpenCompound Funded
Community Manager
24
Help with managing community tools (e.g. Discord) for the DGP, in addition to assisting grantees reach their goals.
$5,000 - $10,000
Funded
Grants Program Analyst
25
Assist the Program lead with Applicant Reviews and Onboarding, Community Engagement, Recruitment and Grants Research. 10hrs/week for 12 weeks.
$6,000 ($50 / hour)
Funded
EthGlobal Hackathon Participant
26
The Grants committee will select between 5-10 existing grantees and community members who wish to participate in in-person EthGlobal hackathons, and pay for all lodging, travel. The current opportunity is for ETHAmsterdam: https://amsterdam.ethglobal.com/
$2,500 per person
Completed
Trading Volume & Analytics Dashboard
27
Build and improve on existing trading volume & analytics to provide more insightful and actionable breakdown of activity done on dYdX. Particularly interested in seeing volume and other metrics from known Market Makers
$10,000 - $25,000
Funded
Rewards Formula - Research/Implementation
28
Research and execution for rewards formula, with a focus on enabling sustainable liquidity and more optimal distribution of LP rewards.
$50,000+
Open
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The goal for the above is to inspire new contributors and projects. We love to discuss opportunities for contributions and encourage anyone to reach out with new RFP ideas!