[Template] AIN Token Funding Proposal template

[IMPORTANT] This is the AIN Token funding request proposal template. Please delete the descriptions in italics before submitting the proposal.

Each item will be highly evaluated in the review process. Specifically, the contribution, financial usage, and mission are the most critical evaluation criteria for sponsorship. Therefore, please understand the purpose of AIN DAO and clearly state it.

Title: * [Proposal] A simple and intuitive title for your proposal*
Author: Your Name and Discord ID
Date posted: yyyy/mm/dd


Summarize your proposal in bullet points.


Please explain how it contributes to the AI network ecosystem. AI Network receives its resources from ecosystem participants. Therefore, please consider ways to pay it forward and provide them. For example…

- Grant exclusive access to your services.
- Share product/advertisement revenue.
- Offer various community education and workshop sessions based on your expertise.

Financial Info

Only the projects that request funding must fill out this section. Write a detailed breakdown of your project’s funding requirements.

- Funding will only be approved for proposals with a funding breakdown.
- For new projects, write the new funding requirements; for existing projects, note cumulative, used, and leftover budgets.

  • Request Total: XXXX AIN
  • Duration:
  • Details:


What motivated you to write this proposal? Was there a problem to be solved or an opportunity? Why do you think it’s a good idea?

Insert related links (Forum posts, Discord discussions, etc.)

Mission & Values Alignment

How does this project help the AIN DAO achieve its mission and align with its values?

Scope of Work

What is within the scope of this proposal? What objectives, goals, features, and executables do you propose achieving with this proposal?

Write what is realistically possible within the budget.
You can set out the budget for only some of the projects. You may apply for additional funding as the idea and the project develop.
Start with an MVP and incrementally develop into V1, V2, and so on!


What is the timeline of the project?


Describe your project in detail. Addressing any feedback or suggestions and giving numbers and factual information will increase your chance of getting your proposal approved. This section has no fixed structure, so feel free to be creative.

Success Metrics and KPIs

What are the project’s success metrics and KPIs? and How will the project’s success be measured?

Brand Usage

If the project will use the AIN DAO brand outside the DAO, explain in detail how the brand will be used and add an “AIN DAO” tag to the project.

Squad Background

Introduce the team and the members’ interests, backgrounds, time commitments, etc.


The voting period will be between 2 to 7 days. Please send the voting options indicating if they are for or against your proposal. If available, include all links to previously held surveys and/or voting (i.e. on Discord).

  • Examples: Approve/Disapprove or Yes/No
  • Something like “support the proposal but needs revision” may be an option but will count towards the disapproval of funding the project.

*Snapshots: We use snapshot.io as the official voting platform. Once the proposal gains enough approvals, it will be promoted from Discord to Forum and finally to Snapshot. For more information on the voting process, refer to this document.