Fund 9
Community vote for fund 9 to determine budget weightings of the funding categories
Funding categories budget weighting vote

Overview

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This is a fund 9 vote for setting the budgets of the funding categories that are being proposed for fund 10.
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=> Voter Guide - Complete guide for voters including a voting timeline
=> Budget Weighting Vote Discussion Event - Join in on the discussion about the budget weighting vote for fund 9 before the voting stage begins
=> Moderators - List of moderators for the fund 9 vote that help community members register to vote
=> Budget Weighting Considerations - Considerations for voters to take into account for this rounds voting.
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Voting questions

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1. Budget weighting percentage for each category

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Question - What percentage should be allocated to each of the funding categories for the next funding round?
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Important notes & rules
  • Only add whole numbers, no decimals or other characters
  • The total for all categories MUST add up to exactly 100.
  • Each category cannot have an allocation below 3%. This is to ensure every category has at least some funding as categories have been created to cover all forms of ideas and innovation.
  • Voters can only vote once.
  • Casted votes that do not follow the above guide will have ALL votes attached to that voter ID discarded.
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Answer options - Attach a percentage weighting to the following categories. The total must add up to 100%, please check your math.
  • Community & Outreach
  • Products & Integrations
  • Governance & Identity
  • Development & Infrastructure
  • Nurturing Ideas & Teams
  • Catalyst Contributors
  • Cardano Contributors
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Example
The total funding amount for fund 9 is 12,800,000 ADA. Some example percentage values to consider:
1% - 128,000 ADA
2% - 256,000 ADA
3% - 384,000 ADA
5% - 640,000 ADA
10% - 1,280,000 ADA
Applying some percentages to each category that add up to 100% produces the following example:
Category
Percentage
Category Budget Allocation
Community & Outreach
15
1,920,000 ADA
Products & Integrations
20
2,560,000 ADA
Governance & Identity
20
2,560,000 ADA
Development & Infrastructure
25
3,200,000 ADA
Nurturing Ideas & Teams
6
768,000 ADA
Catalyst Contributors
7
896,000 ADA
Cardano Contributors
7
896,000 ADA
Total
100
12,800,000 ADA
NOTE: The amounts in the example above would then need to be rounded to the closest 25,000 ADA. This is currently a required part of the funding process.
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Outcome notes
  • Voter power - 1 person 1 vote.
  • Weighted outcome - The outcome from the vote is based on weightings. Values will be aggregated from every vote to work out the final value for each category.
  • Rounded outcome - The final values will be rounded to the nearest whole number. For example, 24.64 would be rounded to a 25% allocation. The total weightings together will equal 100%.