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Funder Guide

  1. 1) Create a Github Issue, you'll need the issue URL
  2. 2) Select the type of issue to fund
  3. 3) Complete the form and press "Fund Issue"
  4. 4) Confirm the transaction in MetaMask

Once confirmed on blockchain, your bounty is posted to Gitcoin! Wait for developers across the world to discover your bounty and start working on your issue.

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Creating Great Bounties

Price Correctly
Price Correctly

Make sure the Pricing of your bounty matches the work requirement.

Start Small
Start Small

Focus on verifiable tasks and small tasks.

Set Clear Acceptance Criteria
Set Clear Acceptance Criteria

Have clear checklist on the Bounty Details on the definition of done.

Focus on Iteration
Focus on Iteration

Keep budget in your back pocket and keep a tight iteration loop. Leave no room for error.

Set A Reasonable Time Frame
Set A Reasonable Time Frame

Put a reasonable time frame on the Time Commitment field.

Documentation is Key
Documentation is Key

Clear readmes and contributing guidelines on your GitHub repo are important.

Other Repo Maintainers are funding these types of issues

Performance
Performance

Performance improvement.

Good First Bounty

Security
Security

Find vulnerabilities

Good First Bounty

Testing
Testing

Test your code

Good First Bounty

New Product or Feature
New Product or Feature

Build new product ideas or new features

Feature Improvement
Feature Improvement

Iterate on the next set of features

Bug Fix
Bug Fix

Find and fix bugs in your product

Tech Upgrade
Tech Upgrade

Framework, migration, batches

Design
Design

Architecture, flows, wireframes, designs

Code Review
Code Review

Get help reviewing code

Documentation
Documentation

Product documentation, set up instructions

Other
Other

Ideas, discussions, contests, consulting

Latest Bounties Created

0.013 ETH

2.38 USD

3 hours ago

60.0 DAI

60.0 USD

6 hours ago

4000.0 LRC

182.92 USD

12 hours ago

3200.0 DAI

3200.0 USD

14 hours ago

150.0 DAI

150.0 USD

14 hours ago

In our experience, the following are not good candidates for bounties:

Core Architecture
Core Architecture

Building your app from ground up.

Requires Awarness of Product Market fit
Requires Awarness of Product Market fit

unless there is well documented materials.

Requires Privileged Access
Requires Privileged Access

SSH access, prod private API key, etc.

If you're unsure, please reach out to a Gitcoin Core Team member on Slack