Break free from your 9–5 to work on open source projects that matter.

Millions of dollars flow into projects on Gitcoin. Earn by participating in sponsored hackathons, bounties, and funded community grants.

Ways to earn

Earn through bounties

Tackle bounties for all skill levels hosted by Web3’s most exciting projects. From open security contests and new feature builds, to UX/UI design and content creation.

Collect rewards and tokens as you hack your way through creative solutions on a variety of protocols. Team up with other Web3 builders to advance the technology that will shape our future.

Start an open source, public goods project and begin crowdsourcing funds through Gitcoin Grants. Participate in our quarterly Grants Rounds for the opportunity to earn a portion of the generous matching pool that has helped launch thousands of projects.

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Earn in hackathons

Open DeFi Hackathon

Open DeFi is hosting their first hackathon on Gitcoin

May 3, 2021 - May 23, 2021

Sponsored by unigrants badger-finance conflux-chain opendefi

Degen.VC Hackathon

Degen VC makes it simple and fair to launch new projects.

Apr 26, 2021 - May 17, 2021

Sponsored by degen-vc

RSK Hackathon: Building the Future on Bitcoin

RSK is now fully integrated on Gitcoin, and launching this inaugural Gitcoin hackathon!

Apr 15, 2021 - May 14, 2021

Sponsored by rsksmart

Earn in bounties


Bounty Idea - Flexible Discord Forum Bot

typescript shell

1.00 BTC

58445.74 USD


RAI x Yearn


5000.00 RAI

15300.00 USD


[Bounty] Create a sett style auto-compounding LP token vault

solidity smart contracts yield farming liquidity mining

15000.00 USDC

15000.00 USD


Graphic Design Bounty - Community Stewardship in the Quadratic Lands


3.00 ETH

11756.67 USD

Earn through grants

Gitcoin grants enables your open source project to get funding through community support and Quadratic matching. The more people support your project, the more matching funds you receive.


WalletConnect is an open source protocol for connecting decentralized applications to mobile wallets with QR code scanning or deep linking. A user can interact securely with any Dapp from their mobile phone, making WalletConnect wallets a safer choice compared to desktop or browser extension wallets.

$75459.76 Raised

What developers are saying

I think the great thing about Gitcoin is how easy it is for projects to reach out to worldwide talent. Gitcoin helps to find people who have time to contribute and increase speed of project development. Thanks to Gitcoin a bunch of interesting OpenSource projects got my attention!

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Earn in bounties

Earn while building meaningful open source projects.

Earn in hackathons

Earn while working on top open source projects with great leaders in crypto.

Earn in grants

Get community support and matched funds for public goods projects.