ConsenSys Grants funds third cohort of projects to benefit the Ethereum ecosystem

Launched at Devcon 4 in 2018, ConsenSys Grants is an effort to encourage the growth of the Ethereum infrastructure layer with bounties and grants for open source projects...

Initially announced at Devcon 4 in 2018, Joseph Lubin, co-founder of Ethereum and the founder of ConsenSys, one of the world’s largest blockchain companies, building the tools, infrastructure, and apps that power the Ethereum network ― created a $550,000 grant fund to be distributed to projects building out the Ethereum ecosystem.

ConsenSys Grants funds open-source projects that benefit the greater Ethereum ecosystem. Projects supported include critical areas such as core infrastructure, improved developer tooling and UX, security, and access to knowledge for developers, users, and social impact projects.

Since 2019, the ConsenSys Grants program has funded 25 projects in total.

Now, the ConsenSys Grants program has announced the third cohort of projects to receive funding:

Infrastructure:

Ecosystem Growth:

Usability + Dev Tooling:

Previous projects to receive funding from ConsenSys Grants include:

Security

Infrastructure 

Usability + dev tooling

Social Impact 

Education + technical knowledge

“Sigma Prime is extremely grateful for the support received from ConsenSys. This grant helped us scale the Lighthouse development team, allowing us to hire and retain amazing talents. We’re proud of all the progress achieved over the past few months, with Lighthouse becoming a leading Eth2 implementation. The funding received from ConsenSys is instrumental to reaching our goals.”
– Mehdi Zerouali, Director, Sigma Prime

“ConsenSys Grants is more than the money; it helped the team understand it’s on the right track, and gave community validation. A great tool for showing community that this is a step in the right direction.”
– Yoav Weiss, CTO, TabooKey (Gas Station Network)

“Girls are coming out of the program so well-rounded, educated, and being able to compete in the blockchain space. They are telling their story through the communities that they serve. It has been awesome. And provided them a platform to be invited to the blockchain ecosystem.”
– Ewurabena Ashun, Curriculum Management & Development , Black Girls Code