-The Human Rights Foundation’s Bitcoin Development Fund has announced a new set of grants across the globe to support builders in the industry.
-Areas of focus include Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and South Asia.
-Grants include $50,000 to Gleb Naumenko for his work on Bitcoin Core, the release of Coinpool, a concept for scaling Bitcoin, and research on SIGHASH_ANYPREVOUT and Eltoo, $50,000 to Furzy for his work on Bitcoin Core, $25,000 to Bitcoin4India, $25,000 to Bitcoin Mountain, $25,000 to the We Are All Satoshi project, $25,000 to Tor relay operator associations, and $25,000 to Bitcoin Magazine Ukraine.
The Human Rights Foundation has recently announced a new set of grants that will be distributed across the globe in order to support those in the Bitcoin industry. The grants are designed to target and benefit those in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and South Asia, and are aimed at providing them with the financial support they need to further their development.
The first grant of $50,000 has been awarded to Gleb Naumenko for his work on Bitcoin Core, the release of Coinpool, and his research into SIGHASH_ANYPREVOUT and Eltoo as potential Bitcoin scaling solutions. A further $50,000 has been given to Furzy for his work on Bitcoin Core, addressing stability, security and performance features.
The next grant of $25,000 has been awarded to Bitcoin4India, which will be used to support community initiatives and local meetups, education, translation projects and support for local artisans. A further $25,000 has been given to Bitcoin Mountain, which will be used to build circular economies, host meetups, conferences and provide training in Cameroon.
The We Are All Satoshi project, which is an Africa-based organization that helps identify teenage women and men from all religious backgrounds interested in tech and helps steer them to contributing to Bitcoin, has also been awarded a grant of $25,000. This grant will be used to develop curriculum, organize support networks and sponsor projects.
The final grant of $25,000 has been awarded to Tor relay operator associations in order to support increased network reliability and performance, as recommended by the Tor Project. This is to help protect users’ privacy in light of recent DOS attacks. A further $25,000 has been given to Bitcoin Magazine Ukraine to support regular Bitcoin meetups, as well as the release of the first print edition of Bitcoin Magazine Ukraine.
The Human Rights Foundation’s Bitcoin Development Fund has awarded a total of $200,000 worth of grants to support and benefit those in the Bitcoin industry across the globe. The grants are aimed at helping individuals and organizations take their projects to the next level and build a better future for all.