Get Funded. Build the Future.

The NEAR ecosystem offers multiple funding options to support initiatives aimed at decentralizing, growing, and innovating on NEAR.

Funding sources

We’ve helped hundreds of projects and teams realize their ideas, and bring them to market.

Ecosystem Grants

Accelerators & Incubators

Regional hubs

Ecosystem grants

For projects and start-ups building in web 3.0

NEAR Foundation

Grants program managed by NEAR Foundation

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Aurora

Aimed at projects looking to build on our EVM.

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Proximity Labs

Aimed at projects building in DeFi

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Mintbase

Aimed at projects building in NFTs

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Human Guild

Aimed at projects building in Gaming

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Cypherpunk Guild

Aimed at projects building in Privacy

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Accelerators and Incubators

For projects and start-ups looking to join an incubator or accelerator

MetaWeb

Venture capital and Incubator

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OWC

Web3 accelerator

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Stealth Capital

An investment fund

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MOVECapital

An incubator

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Octopus Accelerator

Web3 accelerator

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Regional Hubs

If a project is based in the following regions they should apply via their respective Regional Hub. Regional hubs have access to Near Foundation grants.

Ukraine

An incubator

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Kenya

Grants program

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India

Grants program

Coming Soon

Balkans

Grants program

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Vietnam

Grants program

Coming Soon

NEAR Grant Program Handbook

This document intends to provide a comprehensive view for applicants and teams looking to apply for a NEAR Foundation Grant

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