The NxM Events Grant is designed to support members of the NxM community with funding for their events. Whether in the real world or the metaverse you may apply for this grant to fund your event, provided your meet all the requirements and are approved by the NxM DAO Council.
You may apply for a Maximum of $1,000 USD in funding for your event from the NxM DAO per month
In order to be eligible to apply for the NxM Events Grant you must be a registered member of NxM and a holder of a membership badge.
You must have a Near Name (account). If you don’t have one, create yours here first before registering as a member.
You must also be registered on the Near Governance Forum, where you will post your proposal to complete your submission.
Register as an official member of NxM here.
We will be accepting submissions starting on the 25th of each month until the end of the month. For example, December 2021 submissions will open on the 25th of November and close on the 30th November. This means you have a 5 day window to submit your NxM Events Grant Application for funding for December.
Create your submission by posting a “New Topic” on the Near Governance Forum with the follow title: [Event Proposal] Your Event Name - Month/Year
For example - [Event Proposal] NxM Live 8 - December 2021
Use the following tags:
Where it says “uncategorized” type NxM and select the “Creatives / NxM Guild” tag.
In the “optional tags” box choose both “NxM DAO” & “Proposals” tags.
Fill in the main text input field with your detailed proposal!
Once you have completed your submission select the “Create Topic” button in blue at the bottom left to complete.
Note: You can always edit your proposal once you’ve posted it if you need to make changes!
All proposals will be reviewed by the NxM DAO Council on the 1st of every month with a decision made by the 3rd.
Approval will be given in the comment thread of your proposal on the governance forum and you will be advised on how to submit your proposal to the NxM DAO.
To simplify the process your application proposal should contain the following information:
- Proposed Date of event
- Purpose of Event (what do you hope to achieve)
- Who is involved (including organizers, artists…)
- What are your goals (why do you want to do this event)
- Detailed budget (how much goes to who)
- Basic marketing & promotion plan
We understand that some proposals may require a % of funds upfront to cover various costs. Please do mention that in your proposal. * Only up to 50% of the total budget is available to be requested upfront.
- Be as detailed as possible
- Include members of the NxM community
- Incorporate NFTs (poster, gifts, art, collaborations) in your proposal
- Create onboarding opportunities
- Be inclusive as possible
- Use clear and simple English to convey your message
- Ask for help from NxM community admins
- Explore previously approved proposals to see how others have done it
- Be honest
If you have any comments, concerns, feedback or advice on how to make this guide better please leave them in the comments below, Thanks!