# Example Grant Proposal Outline ## Project Abstract In 3-5 sentences what problem are you trying to solve? (The project abstract may be used for for the winners announcement.) ## Objectives What are you hoping to accomplish with this grant? How do you define and measure success for this project? ## Outcomes How does this project benefit the greater Ethereum ecosystem? ## Grant Scope What are you going to research? What is the expected output? ## Project Team How many people are working on this project? Please list their names and roles for the project as well as how many hours per month will each person work on this project? ## Background Give us a bit of info and include relevant links, if available! Please provide other projects or research papers (ideally public and/or open source), engagements or other types of proof that your team has the necessary experience to undertake the project you are applying for. Any links for us to review? E.g. research papers, blog posts, etc. ## Methodology How do you plan to achieve your research objectives? ## Timeline Please include a brief explanation on the milestones/roadmap, along with expected deliverables. Also outline how the funds will be used for the research project and or members of the team. ## Budget Requested grant amount and how this will be used Please provide an requested amount and outline of how the grant will be used. A detailed budget proposal would be helpful and some item you could include are: - Principle Researchers Costs - Other Staff Costs - Hardware Costs - Software Costs - Data Collection Costs - Indirect Costs