Community Squad Weekly Update: 16 August 2021

August 9-16

Here is another weekly update from the NEAR Community Squad:

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Highlight: Launching NEAR Data Center

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Community Squad DAO

Last Week: 28,423 NEAR

7 Approved Proposals

Total Distributed: 159,732 NEAR

72 Approved Proposals / 97 Total

Active Proposals

1000 NEAR to nyc.sputnikdao.near for initial funding to rent space for NYC Hack Node:

1600 NEAR to jc-rewards.near for Community Moderator payouts: stanis.near, yunusemre.near, andrbenz.near

10000 NEAR to china_charity_dao.sputnikdao.near for a donation to Henan Relief Fund:

4150 NEAR to sandbox.sputnikdao.near for the August budget of OWS:

195 NEAR to portuguese.sputnikdao.near for the July distribution:

Recent Proposals

APPROVED ~ 1000 NEAR to near-data-center.sputnikdao.near for the NEAR Data Center, so we can reward contributors who submit questions and requests:

APPROVED ~ 150 NEAR to annabellec.near for Q2 Guilds Survey data extraction, manipulation, and analysis:

APPROVED ~ 4500 NEAR to wiki.sputnikdao.near for a new guild focused on populating through curation and content creation:

APPROVED ~ 2100 NEAR to curators.sputnikdao.near for the August Trial - Curators DAO elevates the quality of art on NEAR by (1) socializing NFTs we collect (2) critiquing why we like them (3) commissioning new artists

APPROVED ~ 20000 NEAR to creatives.sputnikdao.near for monthly payouts to Creative Guilds:

APPROVED ~ 123 NEAR to fritzwagner.near for making landing pages:

APPROVED ~ 550 NEAR to cizi31.near for the monthly budget of NEAR Turkey Guild:

REJECTED ~ 7100 NEAR to near_india_guild.sputnikdao.near for their monthly budget:

Updates from the Squad

Evolving NEAR Community Fund

Guilds, DAOs, and DAO Verticals

Q2 Guilds Survey Results

Community Etiquette

Implementing NEAR Community Guidelines

Development: v2 Sputnik DAO Platform (Astro)

NEARweek forming a DAO

Community Moderation Reports

Our Team

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