Funded Proposals

This section outlines QADAO proposals, co-proposals, colloborations or Challenges submitted, voted & funded by the Project Catalyst experiment in community innovation. For further information on Project Catalyst please refer to the Catalyst landing page on the ideascale platform.

Summary details are provided as follows : Fund, Proposal Name (Proposal Link), Fund Challenge (About Link), Status (Completed/In Progress), Resources (Vanessa, Stephen etc.) and Budget.


Fund 5 - Quality-Assurance-DAO

Completed. Innovative approach to open source. Reform PM to distributed peer facilitation.Adapt maturity standards to distributed organizations. Budget $ 5

Fund 6 - Catalyst-Swarm-Genesis GitBook

Completed. Resource the documentation & tracking of the Catalyst-Swarm Genesis GitBook. Communicate the content of the Catalyst-Swarm Genesis GitBook. Budget $ 3480

Fund 6 - Distributed Auditability

In Progress. Identify common community standards. Build consistent evaluation tools. Automate funded proposal reporting. Budget $ 8720

Fund 6 - Homeless Hub

In Progress. Introduce the Cardano Community to homeless communities in Manchester, UK, through in-person workshops and online sessions. Budget $ 18980

Fund 6 - Open Source Training

In Progress. Open-source training materials for Entrepreneurship-Toolbox. Workshops explaining open-source infrastructure to early stage entrepreneurs. Budget $ 8720

Fund 6 - Oversight of Catalyst Circle

In Progress. Provide independent oversight of Catalyst Circle. Resource an active site that documents & tracks the activities of the Catalyst Circle. Budget $ 7440

Fund 7 - Catalyst Audit Circle

In Progress. Establish a Catalyst auditing circle to guide improvements needed to maximise each funding rounds return on intention. Budget $ 12700

Fund 7 - Catalyst Swarm 2022 GitBook

In Progress. Resource the documentation & tracking of Project Catalyst. Communicate the content of the Catalyst 2022 GitBook to the community. Budget $ 4350

Fund 7 - Catalyst-Coordinator Hub

In Progress. Implement a collaborative layer, a community hub, to welcome funded proposers to Catalyst and provide support. Budget $ 4350

Fund 7 - Community Governance Oversight

In Progress. Survey, report & facilitate retrospectives to improve our governance processes. Budget $ 19100

Fund 7 - Ekphrasis Gitbook

In Progress. Resource the documentation of philosophical debate and discussion around Cardano.. Budget $ 4350

Fund 7 - QA-DAO Transcription Service

In Progress. Transcribe, time-stamp and summarise the Zoom videos of key community events, making them accessible, searchable, and translatable. Budget $ 39053

Fund 8 Challenge - Improve and Grow Auditability

In Progress. How to make the auditing process of funded proposals efficient, distributed and transparent? Budget $ 200,000

Fund 8 - ABC of Governance

Funded. Provide governance training and research materials to the Cardano community. Budget $ 10135

Fund 8 - Automate, Educate, Communicate

Funded. Build and document automation tools, provide open source training & communicate what open source in Cardano entails. Budget $ 9750

Fund 8 - Catalyst Facilitators’ Collective

Funded. Deliver facilitation skills training via Catalyst School; build an ongoing facilitators’ community to champion good facilitation skills. Budget $ 29540

Fund 8 - Community Governance Oversight

Funded. Survey, report & facilitate retrospectives to improve our governance processes. Budget $ 34300

Fund 8 - Funded Proposer Sub-Circle

Funded. Implement a collaborative layer, a community hub, to welcome funded proposers to Catalyst and provide support. Budget $ 14215

Fund 8 - Liverpool Cardano Philosophy Hub

Funded. Work with an established UK community philosophy network, to build a philosophy-based Hub and develop philosophy discussion within Catalyst. Budget $ 18600

Fund 8 - QA-DAO Oversight of Catalyst Circle

Funded. Provide independent oversight of Catalyst Circle. Resource the Circle GitBooks to document & track the activities of Circle v4 and v5. Budget $ 16143

Fund 8 - WADA Qualitative Audit Pilot

Funded. Develop a new audit & documentation methodology which incorporates vital qualitative information. Pilot it with key WADA funded proposals. Budget $ 26000

Fund 9 - Governance Services Guild Tools

Funded. Provide distributed governance services supporting Cardano groups and communities using tools such as dework, Discord and GitHub. Document & incorporate lessons learnt into Project Based Learning. Budget $ 37600

Fund 9 - Open dApp Framework

Funded. Conduct an analysis of existing project management dApps to provide a general, open-source framework and document it as project based learning material modules. Budget $ 6520

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