Turn Ideas
into impact

Request Awards up to $100K worth of XLM* for building impactful projects on Soroban and Stellar. Strengthen the ecosystem’s infrastructure and tooling, lead the next wave of DeFi applications, and build solutions for those who need it most.

Award Process
Once you have a plan for your Stellar and/or Soroban project, create a submission for an SCF Activation Award (up to $50K worth of XLM*) to prove your intent. After you’ve finished your deliverables of the Activation Award, you can submit your project to receive a larger Community Award (up to $100K worth of XLM*). Submission deadlines are every four weeks.
Submit your project
Submission deadlines are every four weeks and both the Activation and Community Award
phases within a round overlap. Submit to the round with the next upcoming deadline!
Submission Criteria for Selection
Before submitting, ensure you and your project are eligible according to the Official Rules located in the SCF Handbook. Below are the criteria used to review and select projects.
Submission Quality
Product & Ecosystem Value
Technical Architecture
Roadmap, Deliverables & Budget
Team & Experience

*The USD valuation of the budget request in XLM will be calculated using the CF Stellar Lumens-Dollar Settlement Price on the day of payment as administered, maintained, and reported by the cryptocurrency index provider CF Benchmarks Ltd. (using the ticker XLMUSD_RR) (available at https://www.cfbenchmarks.com/indices/XLMUSD_RR). Learn more in the SCF Handbook.

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