Introducing the New ROSE Bloom Grants Program

An entirely new grants program designed to accelerate the growth of the Oasis Network and build valuable new ecosystem tools.

We’re excited to introduce a fully revamped grants program and the best way to receive funding for your project on the Oasis Network. Designed to help foster the growth of the Oasis ecosystem, the ROSE Bloom Grants program will help kickstart the development of projects in a range of key focus areas.

The Bloom program is building on the success of the original grants and DevAccelerator program to ensure that the community has the resources needed to push the Oasis Network to new limits and strengthen its ability to support privacy-enabled DeFi and data tokenization.

Meet the New Grants Program

The ROSE Bloom Grants program will focus on leveraging the following development environments:

  • Oasis Labs’ Parcel SDK: A privacy-first data governance SDK built by Oasis Labs to isolate and protect your most sensitive data without sacrificing the ability to use it.
  • Second State’s Oasis Ethereum ParaTime: An Ethereum backwards compatible ParaTime with support for the entire Solidity toolkit. The ParaTime is nearly identical to Ethereum, but has better performance and lower gas fees.
  • ParaTime SDK Development: ParaTimes are parallel computation environments that support smart contract execution on the Oasis Network. They can be built and run by anyone, and are highly customizable — allowing them to support a broad range of use cases and applications.

Support will take two main forms: bounties for specific projects that the Foundation sees as critical for the progress of the Oasis Network and more open-ended grants for new project ideas.

At launch, the ROSE Bloom Grants program will be offering grants for the following project categories:

  • Apps that primarily use the Parcel SDK
  • Apps that primarily use the Oasis Ethereum ParaTime
  • Apps that use both Parcel SDK and Oasis Ethereum ParaTime
  • Other projects related to the growth and development of the Oasis Network

Proposals will be eligible to receive anywhere from $5k — $50k USD in ROSE tokens, and will be evaluated on the relevance to the success of the network, the technical design of the project, the overall quality of the team, and more. If you’ve got a great idea for improving the Oasis Network or are inspired to build a new DeFi protocol, DApp, or privacy-first product, we’d love to hear about it! Just submit a proposal here and we’ll review.

Follow the Progress

If you are curious to learn about what grants have already been considered and approved, check out our Github discussion page. Here, grant recipients will share updates on their projects and engage with questions and feedback from the community. You can also see what grant proposals were not approved, share new grant ideas, and comment on existing projects.

Our community is already off to a great start in 2021. We’ve launched new partnerships with Shyft, Conflux, and more, and are well on our way to realizing our vision for privacy-enabled DeFi and a responsible data economy. Yet, we can’t do it alone. To truly make 2021 our year, we need bright, product-driven teams with a passion for privacy to bring their projects to the Oasis Network and fuel the development of the Oasis ecosystem. We encourage you all to sign up and apply for a Bloom grant today.

Terms and conditions apply. See the grants program ToC’s for more details.

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