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Kraken Developer Grant Program

take part in the quarterly open-source developer grants awarded by Kraken

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About the program

Fund Your Dream Development Project

At Kraken, we know that our work wouldn’t be possible without the countless hours spent on innovative ideas by passionate open-source contributors. 

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies simply would not exist without these unsung heroes. 

That’s why we’ve started an open-source grant program designed to highlight and elevate great work that’s crucial to helping cryptocurrencies reach their potential.

Below you’ll find information on how to apply for a Kraken grant, as well as examples of the work that has inspired our giving in the past. 

We look forward to expanding financial freedoms together.

Grant Categories

Kraken is open to considering grant opportunities in the following protocols, though we may consider opportunities in areas not listed below: 

  • Bitcoin (BTC)
  • Ethereum (ETH)
  • Lightning (LN)
  • Monero (XMR)
  • Other public cryptocurrencies 
  • Rust

Grantee Requirements

Kraken grants are awarded without obligation.  

Grantees will have the opportunity to submit quarterly updates on the impact of their work, discuss their work at Kraken events and on Kraken social media.

Ready to apply?

If you're interested in applying for an open-source grant, please reach out via email to by clicking the link below. Feel free to include materials about your project and/or organization, or you can simply reach out to start a conversation.

We look forward to hearing from you!