What follows is a proposed template structure for the Research/Dev Grants category defined in KIP Draft: Format, Categories and Templates.
title: category: research/dev grant author: <emailaddress> created: YYYY-MM-DD replaces: dependencies:
One sentence summarizing the grant, its timeframe and its rationale
Provide links and summary for everything cited, including dates and sources for all data. All links should be referenced here, rather than in the proposal.
tl:dr version of what follows, in either text or bullet points
How is this research aligned with Rook’s mission and values (TBD)?
How will Rook benefit from this research? How should we measure success?
Please specify the potential benefits to Rook, and include analysis to support these claims
What could go wrong, and (if possible) how will the partner address these risks? How can Rook address these risks?
What resources will the researchers/devs provide, and what resources will Rook be expected to contribute?
What team members (for both the partner organization and Rook) will be leading/accountable for this integration?
What is the expected timeline for deliverables?
How will the DAO be able to monitor development progress and the results of the research?
Specific steps to be taken, in bullet point form