Catalyst Weekly #92 - 3 Days Left To Submit Proposals in Fund11

Hello there, beautiful soul!

Hope this message finds you well.

World of Project Catalyst is rolling another week forward. This means that we’re now past the halfway point for public submissions for Fund11 draft proposals.

Remember, F11 submissions are now open with new categories until Nov 30 for public drafts, with the ability to finalize these drafts by Dec 7.

There also is now registration open for Community Reviewers. Just navigate to and answer the pop-up message that comes up if you’d like to participate. Make sure to do so before Dec 10.

What else? We’ve seen two great close-out reports. Fund6 proposal from ENCOINS with their completion of Private Transactions. Check out the close-out presentation here. Or stellar work from Cardano4Climate group and their proposal about Community Collaboration Standards. Catch their presentation here. There also was a great brief interview conducted by TK Princewill with Benedict Corroon, Developer Relations Lead at IOG, on the topic of understanding and working with communities.

So what is happening elsewhere? Let’s dive right in.


Town Hall #147

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:bulb: Next: TH #148 on Nov 29 at 5PM UTC. Register now via this recurring link.

What’s new in Fund11?

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Learning about Fund11 for the first time today? Make sure to check out the Catalyst Weekly #91 to get all the latest. You can review that copy here. There are lots of exciting updates, changes, and more. updates

In other news, the milestone module integration with the Project Catalyst website is now complete. Additionally, a full data refresh has been executed, encompassing the Fund10 cohort data. This enables users to efficiently track the progress of each funded project within the milestone program.

Simply search your preferred Fund10 project and navigate to the overview page to find the progress bar and link to actual milestones.

This marks another significant achievement in enhancing overall accountability for fundees.

Forum Event

Join Governance Guild and other web3 communities on Friday, December 1, 2023, 16:00-18:00 UTC, for another Grassroots Governance Community Forum.

The session will open with a discussion on “What is community, and can we sustain it in the absence of funding?”, followed by a choice of two great breakout rooms:

:star2: Breakout 1: Decentralised Treasury Management Models and Legal Requirements, facilitated by the Internet Native Organization (INO)

:star2: Breakout 2: Community, Governance, Community building, and Intersect (the Cardano MBO), facilitated by Governance Guild and José de Gamboa.

It’ll end with a plenary discussion on the issues raised:

  • Date - 1st December 2023
  • Time – 16:00 – 18:00 UTC
  • Where - Live on Zoom – register here

Fund11 Timelines

A Project Catalyst funding round consists of four phases: proposal submission, community review, community voting, and onboarding. We are in the proposal submission phase, where the community has until Nov 30 to submit a proposal to answer one of the many challenges found here.

Important dates ahead

Note: Given the dynamic nature of Project Catalyst, the following dates may change as the fund progresses. If this is the case, we will notify the community via our announcement channels on Discord and Telegram.

Nov. 23rd, 2023 11:00 UTC

The start of the Community Reviewers registration, which ends on Dec. 10th before EOD UTC

Nov. 30th, 2023 11:00 UTC

The deadline for draft proposal submission and the beginning of the period where proposers can finalize their proposals based upon the structured feedback from the Community

Dec. 7th, 2023 11:00 UTC

Deadline to finalize proposals

Dec. 14th, 2023 11:00 UTC

Start of Community Review stage, ending Jan 22nd

Jan. 15th, 2024 21:45 UTC

Voter registration deadline (epoch boundary 460/461)

Jan. 25th, 2024 11:00 UTC

Fund11 voting begins, ending on Feb 8th, 11:00 UTC

Around Feb. 15th, 2024

Fund11 selected proposals announced

March 2024

Onboarding of Fund11 funded proposals

Catalyst Network - Speaker Series

Following the Town Hall presentation - TK Princewill, Ben O’Hanlon, and Benedict Corroon have taken to the twitter space stage to talk more about the HEART framework as a teaser ahead of the funded projects workshop next week. To catch up and listen to the recording, visit this link. Want to learn more? All funded projects can catch up this week during the first Catalyst Network event. Check your emails for invites.

Open Source GitHub Repo Round-Up

I encourage you to follow along with milestones development via the following links to keep up to date with the latest Catalyst Roadmap Proposals:

For full access to GitHub branches please review:

Get in touch

And that’s a wrap. Let’s talk Catalyst & governance via X(Twitter), or Telegram, or Reddit, or wherever is your home online and keep conversations engaging on these very important topics.

Enjoy your day ahead!

Danny & the Project Catalyst team

Daniel Ribar
Community at Project Catalyst

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