"While the HRF did not disclose exactly how much money each project is receiving, the following 18 projects are the recipients of today's round of grants worth $500,000."
- Mostro, a decentralized peer-to-peer Bitcoin exchange built by Venezuelan developer Francisco Calderón on top of Nostr.
- Mi Primer Bitcoin, a nonprofit organization providing open-source Bitcoin education in Central America.
- Arabic Hodl, which is making Bitcoin more accessible to more than 400 million Arabic-speaking people worldwide.
- Netblocks to support their efforts to monitor and report Internet restrictions and shutdowns globally.
- Lorban for his work on Stratum V2, an upgrade on the current protocol Bitcoin miners use to communicate with pools.
- John Carlson for his ongoing contributions to updating and improving the Bitcoin Core App project, permitting users to run Bitcoin on their phones.
- Area Bitcoin to expand its free Bitcoin educational content across multiple languages. Area Bitcoin, founded by Carol Souza and Kaka Furlan, is a prominent Bitcoin educational resource based in Brazil.
- Berta Valle for Bitcoin educational work in Nicaragua, focusing on the human rights defender community.
- Bitshala, an education initiative led by Indian Bitcoiners that provides guidance and resources to developers entering the Bitcoin space.
- Hack.BS, a nonprofit association based in Italy. Funding will be used to open a cypherpunk hackerspace, acting as a collaborative co-working center by day and an active events space, hosting meetups, workshops, and hackathons by night.
- Bitcoin Deepa, also known as the Pearl of Satoshi, to expand the Sri Lankan Bitcoin community.
- Exonumia, a nonprofit translating Bitcoin educational content into native African languages such as Shona, Malagasy, Amharic, Kiswahili, and Lingala.
- L0la L33tz, for her efforts in creating a Bitcoin privacy guide for beginners, with a special focus on activists, dissidents, and NGOs operating in hostile environments.
- Groundswell, a project founded by Hadiya Masieh that supports free Bitcoin education to diaspora and exile communities in the United Kingdom, particularly refugees from the Middle East.
- Kulpreet Singh for his work on Braidpool, a proposed peer-to-peer mining pool designed to enhance Bitcoin’s censorship resistance.
- SeedSigner, a DIY bitcoin signing device that anyone, anywhere can build on their own.
- bitcoin++, a developer-focused conference series around the world.
- Bitcoin Atlantis, a Bitcoin conference taking place March 1 to 3 in Madeira, Portugal.
"The HRF continues to raise support for the Bitcoin Development Fund, and proposals for support can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org," wrote Nik Hoffman for the Bitcoin Magazine.