Carbon Ecosystem Grant

The Carbon Ecosystem Grant (CEG) is an initiative aimed at bootstrapping a vibrant Carbon EVM ecosystem. The grant funds projects that build on, develop, or otherwise expand the ecosystem.

Grant Types

There are two types of grants available.


Development grants are aimed at developers building dApps on the Carbon EVM network. Projects should focus on innovative dApps that make use of Carbon's unique features.

Project Suggestions

  • Trading Bots such as Grid Bots or DCA Bots

  • Yield-Bearing Stablecoins (preferably using Cosmos’ high staking reward assets)

  • Forks of popular EVM protocols such as AMM Swaps, GMX Forks, Money Markets

  • Yield Aggregators

  • Options Market

  • Prediction/Auction Markets

Community Growth

Community growth grants will be awarded to individuals or organizations working on initiatives that will grow and engage the Carbon community. Projects should focus on topics such as education, outreach, and community building.

Grant Amount

This program award grants ranging from $500 to $20,000, depending on the category and scope of the project.

Only a maximum of five projects will be selected for inclusion in the grant program at any given time.


Developers, researchers, and community members alike are all eligible to apply for the grant.

Projects should be open source and align with the core principles of Carbon network.

Application Process

To apply for a Carbon Grant, please fill out the application form here.

Applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and grants will be awarded based on merit.

Review Process

Once you submit your application, the Grants team will assess it to ensure that it aligns with the initial criteria outlined aboved.

Selected applicants will be notified via email for an interview.

In the event that an applicant's submission does not meet the program's requirements, they will also be notified via email. However, such applicants are encouraged to reapply, providing additional details and clarity about their projects.

The entire review process generally takes around 2-4 weeks from the date of application submission.

Grant Distribution

Applicants selected for the program will receive the grant in SWTH tokens, which will be vested when project milestones are achieved.

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