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|User Advisory Board
|Join our user advisory board, you’ll receive periodic emails from the Aion foundation with specific requests to test releases, tools and more while providing bug submissions and usage feedback based on your experiences.||Per Request||Testing||Claim|
|Become one of the core contributors to the Aion documentation aimed at teaching developers, miners, and users everything from getting started to more advanced topics like contribution to the Aion Kernel. Contribute sentences, sections, and pages to earn AION rewards.||3 – 3,000 USD||Community||Claim|
|Aion Virtual Machine (AVM) Tooling||By enabling developers to build dApps in Java, the AVM can be plugged into the existing Java developer workflow. We are looking to grant projects that will integrate AVM functionality into existing tools & IDEs, and building a seamless developer experience.||5,000 – 200,000 USD||Tools/Products||Claim|
|Token & NRG Abstraction Solutions||“Meta & Meta-meta transactions” solutions that abstract the execution cost from the developer and user with the focus of a streamlined dApp user experience.||5,000 – 200,000 USD||Tools/Products||Claim|
|Key Recovery||Mechanisms for tools or protocols for recovering private keys. This includes varying levels of trust (i.e. server backup to social recovery).||5,000 – 200,000 USD||Tools/Products||Claim|
|Testing & Debugging Tools||Tools to test smart contract code for functionality, security flaws, with insights/error codes into debugging. Also includes support for multiple smart contract languages.||5,000 – 200,000 USD||Tools/Products||Claim|
|Decentralized Identity Framework||A scalable and open-source identity module that enables users to sign transactions, validate identity attributes, and request credentials.||5,000 – 200,000 USD||Ecosystem Growth||Claim|
|Upgradable Smart Contract Framework||Smart Contract framework and template for creating & managing contract lifecycles.||5,000 – 200,000 USD||Tools/Products||Claim|
|Smart Contract Security Tools||Tools for auditing the security of smart contracts for common bugs including error codes.||5,000 – 200,000 USD||Tools/Products||Claim|
|Decentralized Data Storage||Seamless integration into decentralized data storage networks for application developers to store objects, files, media, etc.||5,000 – 200,000 USD||Tools/Products||Claim|
|Dev Tools||This grant is open for developers to build tools that help improve the usability of the network for other developers. The focus will be on the developer experience.||5,000 – 200,000 USD||Tools/Products||Claim|
|Investment Fund||This grant is open for investment funds who are looking to grow the Aion ecosystem through invest in Aion-based projects.||100,000 – 1,000,000 USD||Ecosystem Growth||Claim|
|Submit your Own: Grant Proposal||If you have a proposal for a project you think would drive value for the AION ecosystem, send us a proposal and we will review it. Please use Aion Grant Template.||5,000+ USD||Any||Claim|
*The USD ranges for open grants are not final and are subject to negotiation based on scope, technical merit, team background, proposal details and more.
*Although values listed below are in $USD, all bounties and grants are paid in AION.
Past Grants & Bounties
Get a sense for what kind of grants and bounties we have funded in the past to propose some of your own. If you see a funded grant or bounty that you are interested in, we may consider accepting new applications with similar structures.
|Bicameral Ventures||Bicameral Ventures is a venture investment fund dedicated to early-stage blockchain companies that will build on Aion. This grant was issued to support the launch of this fund, to subsidize set up and operational costs.||1,000,000 USD||Ecosystem Growth|
|@tcrowe||We are currently migrating our web3 offering from an outdated (and soon to be obsolete version) over to a web3.js 1.0 offering, which has quickly become the standard web3 to use.||2,070 USD||Migration|
|@Satran004||This project provides a GraphQL API endpoint to interact with AION Blockchain.||600 AION||Tools/Products|
|@Satran004||The Aion Pay and Aion Blocks webcomponents can be used by any developer to integrate within their website and the Aion FastVM docker allows developer to quickly compile smart contracts.||300 USD||Tools/Products|
|Mastery Testnet Coin Faucet||The Mastery Testnet Faucet built by the BlockX Labs team sends users 10 Aion Coins to be used for testing and development.||5,000 USD||Tools/Products|
|Aiwa||BlockX Labs are building a chrome-based plug-in browser wallet that focuses on a user-friendly experience for all types of users. The solution allows users to securely store their Aion coin, seamlessly sign transactions and smoothly interact with applications on Aion.||113,500 USD||Tools/Products|
|Community Member||This bounty is geared towards non-technical research to analyze the behaviors, anxieties, motivations of a particular ecosystem stakeholder group.||200 USD||Community/Outreach|
|Nodesmith||Nodesmith gives developers reliable and scalable access to the Aion Blockchain Network via easy to use APIs. It is a fundamental tool that abstracts messy infrastructure from developers and allows them to focus on building decentralized applications.||120,000 USD||Network Access|
|Titan Suite||Full-stack blockchain developer tools that allow developers to build dApps on the Aion blockchain with an IDE and CLI.||61,000 USD||Developer Tools|
|Mavennet||Mavennet are building a bidrectional bridge between Ethereum and Aion, enabling the seamless flow of any ERC-20 Token from Ethereum to Aion and vise versa.||–||Core Protocol|
|Pokt Network||The Pocket iOS and Android Aion plugins will allow any developer to leverage the Aion network using a native or cross platform implementation, connecting to any Pocket Node with Aion support.||–||Developer Tools|
|Maven & IntelliJ AVM Plugins||Enables a fully end-to-end Java development workflow with complete AVM and Java smart contract functionality .||–||Developer Tools|
in the Bounty Program.