• The Human Rights Foundation’s Bitcoin Development Fund has announced a set of grants to go out across the globe to support builders in the industry.
• Grant amounts range from $50,000 to $25,000 and focus on Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and South Asia.
• The grants will support projects such as Coinpool, SIGHASH_ANYPREVOUT, Eltoo, Bitcoin4India, Bitcoin Mountain, the We Are All Satoshi project, Tor relay operator associations and Bitcoin Magazine Ukraine.
The Human Rights Foundation’s Bitcoin Development Fund is proud to announce an exciting new set of grants to support Bitcoin builders around the world. The grants will range from $50,000 to $25,000 and will focus on Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and South Asia. These grants are aimed to support Bitcoin builders and projects in all these regions, helping to increase the adoption of Bitcoin and further its development.
Among the grant recipients is Gleb Naumenko, who will be receiving $50,000 for his work on Bitcoin Core, the release of Coinpool, a concept for scaling Bitcoin, and for conducting research on SIGHASH_ANYPREVOUT and Eltoo as potential Bitcoin scaling solutions. Furzy will be receiving $50,000 for his work on Bitcoin Core, mainly addressing stability, security, and performance features.
The grant will also be providing $25,000 to Bitcoin4India to support community initiatives, local meetups, education, translation projects, and support of local artisans. Bitcoin Mountain will be receiving $25,000 for their building of circular economies, meetups, conferences, and training in Cameroon. The We Are All Satoshi project, an Africa-based organization that aims to identify teenage women and men from all religious backgrounds interested in tech and help steer them to contributing to Bitcoin, will be receiving $25,000 to aid them in development of curriculum, organizing support networks, and sponsoring projects.
The grant will also be providing $25,000 to Tor relay operator associations to support increased network reliability and performance, as recommended by the Tor Project. The goal is to help support increased network reliability and performance, especially in light of recent DOS attacks, as a key privacy tool used by people around the world.
Finally, Bitcoin Magazine Ukraine will be receiving $25,000 to support regular Bitcoin meetups in Kyiv and to help support the release of the first print edition of Bitcoin Magazine Ukraine.
All of these grants are aimed to help support Bitcoin builders around the world and further its development. The Human Rights Foundation is proud to be able to provide these grants and looks forward to seeing the impact they will have on the Bitcoin industry.