Bounties & Grants

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Current Bounties

Project Description Value Category Status Action
Research Bounty (Non Technical): Network Operators
(Tier 1)
A comprehensive research project that includes interviews and surveys to collect a proprietary data set specifying blockchain “miner” motivations, anxieties, desired outcomes and existing market pains. (methodology proposed by you and refined through collaboration with the Aion research team) 200 USD Community open Claim
Research Bounty: Historical Smart Contract Vulnerabilities
(Tier 1)
A comprehensive research project that identifies the top 10 historical Ethereum smart contracts that were widely known and used before any vulnerabilities were discovered. 400 USD Community open Claim
User Advisory Board
(Tier 1)
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 open Claim
Content Creation
(Tier 1)
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 open Claim
RPC Server Improvement
(Tier 1)
The purpose is to implement a minor feature for the Web3 1.0 API that allows for added fuctionality for signatures 90 USD Feature started
Expand Sync Stats
(Tier 1)
The goal is to expand the set of Kernel synchronization statistics to provide users with better monitoring information 400 USD Enhancement started

Current Grants

Project Description Value Category Status Action
Node Services We are accepting applications for innovative node service solutions that provides developers and users easy-access to the Aion blockchain. 5,000 – 200,000 USD Tools/Products open Claim
Wallets We are looking for innovative wallet solutions on Aion that have the objective of providing a seamless user experience to attract mainstream audiences. The solution can be desktop, web-based, mobile or a combination of them. 5,000-200,000 USD Tools/Products open Claim
Decentralized Exchanges If you have a proposal to design and build a decentralized exchange that leverages the Aion platform and bridge features, this grant is for you. 5,000 – 200,000 USD Ecosystem Growth open 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 open 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 open 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 theĀ Aion Grant Template. 5,000+ USD Any open 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.

Project Description Value Category Status
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 completed
@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 completed
@Satran004 This project provides a GraphQL API endpoint to interact with AION Blockchain. 600 AION Tools/Products completed
BlockX Labs 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. Tools/Products started
Community Member This bounty is geared towards non-technical research to analyze the behaviors, anxieties, motivations of a particular ecosystem stakeholder group. Community/Outreach started
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. Tools/Products started
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 started
Additional bounties and grants will be released on an ongoing basis. Please read the Terms & conditions for participating
in the Bounty Program.