Urbit

Grants

Urbit is a community project. While anyone can contribute, we help focus development and reward exceptional contribution through our grants program.

Contributors of all types have access to a wide variety of resources while working on projects, including a supportive team at urbit.org, Tlon developers, and community mentors.

Recent Gifts

These grants should give you a general idea of what kind of work we reward:

Bitcoin Full Node Provider and Wallet

6 stars awarded

This bounty covers the creation of infrastructure (gall agents) required to enable a Bitcoin-based payments system from within Landscape.

WebRTC Gall Agent and external app

8 stars pending

Add WebRTC support to Urbit, including call/stream setup and teardown messaging and ICE/STUN/TURN advertisement and authentication.

Urbian: a customized Linux distribution for Urbit appliances

2 stars pending

A package for the generation of custom Linux images with Urbit running as service, for the backend of a turnkey Urbit appliance or IoT hub.

Proposals

Contributors are also welcome to have their personal projects considered as a proposal. If you'd like to propose a project for the grants program, first review oursubmission guide, and feel free to submit your proposal.

Gifts

Gifts are given post-facto for exceptional contributions.

A brief update from urbit.org

June 16, 2021

Gifts Q3 2020

September 23, 2020

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Showing 14 grants

Runtime Apprenticeship: Improve Page Tracking

Open

Improve Page Tracking

Reward: 2 stars

Apprenticeship
App Dev
Arvo

Runtime Apprenticeship: Segfaults

Open

Segfaults

Reward: 2 stars

Apprenticeship
App Dev
Arvo

Runtime Apprenticeship: Stack Overflow

Open

Stack Overflow

Reward: 2 stars

Apprenticeship
App Dev
Arvo

Userspace Apprenticeship: Contacts App

Open

Contact Management App

Reward: 1 star

Apprenticeship
App Dev
Arvo

JSON Parsing/Serialization Jet

Open

Create high performance JSON parsing/serializing jet.

Reward: 1 star

Bounty
Core Dev

Nuck Jet

Open

Create new high performance string parser jet.

Reward: 1 star

Bounty
Core Dev

Tune slaw/scot Jets

Open

Tune slaw/scot jets for better perfomance.

Reward: 1 star

Bounty
Core Dev

Host Two Urbit Meetups (12)

Open

Urbit needs champions! The Urbit Foundation is looking for community members to host local or online meetups to spread the word.

Reward: 1 star

Bounty
Community

Userspace Apprenticeship: Collaborative text editor and annotator

Open

A line-based editor for looking at text and code.

Reward: 1 star

Apprenticeship
App Dev
Arvo

Filesharer

Open

An application that allows peers to upload files to managed storage, either on or off Urbit, and share files with each other.

Reward: 1 star

Apprenticeship
App Dev
Arvo

Invoice system

Open

A system to request and record payments made and received.

Reward: 1 star

Apprenticeship
App Dev
Arvo

Userspace Apprenticeship: Marketplace

Open

A marketplace in which users can post items for sale and browse goods for sale by other users.

Reward: 1 star

Apprenticeship
App Dev
Arvo

ucal Google and Outlook Integration

Open

Extend the Urbit Calendar (ucal) to integrate with other calendaring systems.

Reward: 2 stars

Bounty
App Dev
Arvo

Open Street Maps Data Importation

Open

reate a mapping tool which allows Open Street Maps data to be imported into Urbit.

Reward: 2 stars

Bounty
Core Dev