Requesting Funds

Funding for virtual meetups is available.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are temporarily suspending funding of physical meetups. Stay safe out there, wash your hands, minimize risk.

To apply for a micro-grant, submit a completed Community Meetup Form. Once the form is reviewed, we will reach out to you with next steps through the contact information you provide.


  • Please send us an invoice through the Request Network Invoicing App.

    • Payer Address: 0xF563f100df419CCDe59BFBE0692fc4c5bFe01706.

    • You will be able to provide a link to your invoice in the Community Meetup Form.

  • After your event, please fill out and submit a Feedback Form.

    • Grantees who do not fill out this form will not be eligible for future funding.

  • If you are planning to charge an entry fee please disclose the amount you anticipate collecting in the "additional notes" section of the Community Meetup Form.

    • Please write the actual amount collected in the Feedback Form.

    • Please speak briefly about Community Development at MakerDAO to the attendees of your event:

Who should apply for a microgrant?

If you're a community member who is passionate about MakerDAO and Decentralized Finance, who is planning a physical or virtual meetup, this microgrant program is for you.

Who should not apply for a microgrant?

If you are an event organizer seeking funding for a large event, this program is not for you. Please reach out to [email protected] instead. If you are an event organizer seeking funding for a burner wallet speakeasy event, this program is not for you. We are prohibited from offering grants to cover bar tabs and airdrops.

Grants cover

  • Honorarium for Organizers and Speakers

  • Space rental

  • Equipment rental

  • Food and Drinks

Grants do not cover

  • Banners

  • T-shirts

  • Alcoholic beverages

  • Paid marketing

  • Dai airdrops


Reach out to [email protected] with any questions or feedback about the program.