Buterin, Coinbase and more to fund Ethereum decentralization grants

The PBS Foundation is opening applications for an initial $1 million in grants for research and development on Ethereum proposer-builder separation. 

The non-profit’s pilot phase drew support from Coinbase, Consensys, Fenbushi Capital, Flashbots, Paradigm, the Uniswap Foundation and Vitalik Buterin.

Grants will be disbursed by a council. The council includes representatives from Blocknative, Consensys, the Ethereum Foundation and Flashbots, among others. The foundation’s grant lead is Eugene Leventhal from the research group Metagov. 

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