Since 2017, Gitcoin has been building tools that enable communities to build, fund and protect what matters to them.
Modular, Permissionless Protocols
Ongoing Grants Programming
Through our Gitcoin Grants Program, we've distributed over $50M to early stage builders championing projects across DeFi, climate, open source and beyond.
Our end-to-end grants solution that enables any community to create, manage and grow a grants program.
Our open-source resource allocation protocol, ideal for communities looking for novel ways to distribute pooled funds.
Our simple yet powerful Sybil defense and reputation management tool.
Gitcoin is founded
We started with the goal of supporting the development of open source projects and monetizing open source software through bounties.
Quadratic Funding Paper Published
Vitalik published his seminal paper on Quadratic Funding, a novel mechanism for democratically allocating philanthropic funds.What’s Quadratic Funding? ↗
Gitcoin Grants Program Launched
Gitcoin Grants became the first implementation of Quadratic Funding to maximize impact, and has funded many boundary-pushing projects since.
Electronic Frontier FoundatioN
To date, Gitcoin Grants has generated $50+ million of funding.