Grant

We provide funding to projects that support and scale the Request Network protocol and associated dApps adoption.

Apply now to create a more accessible, functional, and transparent economy.


Goal

Goal

The Request Network Foundation aims to create a transparent, immutable ecosystem of financial products and services. We envision a future where developers, grantees, partners, and community members use the Request Network and build together.


The Request Network Grants Program was launched to encourage and fund initiatives aimed at developing a more functional, accessible, and open economy built on the Request protocol.


Anyone can apply for a grant – individuals, teams, nonprofit organizations, companies, universities, and academic institutions.

Categories of apps we wish to see being built on Request Network

Payment applications: wallets and payment modules

Invoicing applications: invoice apps, billing, and expenses apps

Accounting applications

Risk assessment, Credit Scoring, Reputation

Lenders, insurance

Auditing, tax reporting, and compliance services

Payment applications

  • Wallets and payment modules benefit from the infrastructure provided, including payment requests and invoice creation, which leads to secure, fast, and easy transfers.


  • The builders provide the protocol with a large number of transactions and new invoice data.


  • They also provide users with fast, secure, and user-friendly payments that automatically create invoices that can be managed in builders dealing with invoicing applications.

  • Invoice apps, billing, and expenses apps benefit from the infrastructure provided, including payment requests and invoice creation, and the ecosystem that provides payment systems that can easily integrate with their platforms.


  • They can offer extra features to their users, provide integrations with automatic audits and tax reports, and integrate with accounting apps in the protocol.


  • These builders provide the protocol with recurring invoices data, easy connection to risk assessment and financial services, and easy entrance to lenders, insurance, and other services associated with risk.


  • They also provide users with user-friendly applications to create, pay, and manage invoices and related services.

Invoicing applications

Accounting applications

  • They benefit from the infrastructure provided, including payment requests and invoice creation, and the ecosystem that provides payment systems that can easily integrate with their platforms. 


  • They can offer extra features to their users, provide integrations with automatic audits and tax reports, and integrate with billing applications. 


  • These builders provide the protocol with recurring invoices data, financial statements data, more specific data from client finances, and easy connection to risk assessment and financial services. 


  • They also provide users with user-friendly applications to create, pay, and manage their finances and related services.

  • They benefit from the ecosystem that provides them with very detailed data from clients’ finances and easy access to new clients from invoicing and accounting companies that want to use lenders, insurance, and other services associated with risk.


  • They provide the protocol with credit analysis, which is useful for the aforementioned companies, and a clear and transparent rating of clients’ finances to users.

Risk assessment, credit scores, reputation services

Lenders, insurance

  • These and other services associated with risk benefit from the infrastructure that creates invoices as NFTs so payments can be associated with them. 


  • They can integrate with invoicing and accounting applications, provide integrations with automatic audits and tax reports, and offer new financial services data to other financial systems providers. 


  • These builders provide the protocol with new users to the risk assessment, credit scores and reputation services, and extra services/features to the invoicing and accounting apps.

  • They benefit from the infrastructure that allows triple-entry accounting, which enables them to do automatic and real-time accounting, tax reporting, and compliance.


  • They can integrate with billing and accounting applications and provide new, ongoing data to other financial systems providers and risk assessment.


  • These builders provide users with cheap, automatic, real-time audits, tax reports, financial statements, etc.

Auditing, tax reporting, and compliance services

Latest Grantee

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Process

Applications are open and grants are awarded on a continuous basis.

We are reviewing submissions every week, with each proposal going through our evaluation process.

On average the evaluation process takes 1 month.

Referral Program

Referral Program

Earn $2,000 by supporting the growth of the Request Network ecosystem

To accelerate the growth of the Request Network ecosystem, we are offering a referral commission of $2,000 per referred grantee.

Requirements

  1. The referrer must be someone already part of the Request Network ecosystem, a builder, or a known community member.

  2. The grant applicant must mention the referrer during the grant application.

Milestones

  • $1,000 is released when the grant agreement is signed.

  • $1,000 is released when the grant milestones have been achieved.

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