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Application Open for XRPL Grants Wave 5!

XRPL Grants is now accepting applications for the Wave 5 cohort through March 26, 2023, 11:59pm Pacific Time. XRPL Grants funds software developers interested in building technical standards and solutions using open-source technology to help grow the XRP Ledger Community.

Wave 5 Call for Applications

In Wave 5 XRPL Grants seeks applications for any project built on the XRPL and involves some technical development. Projects should contain open-source components, be technically feasible, and benefit the broader XRPL community.

XRPL Grants strongly encourages applications from women and non-binary developers and teams, as well as other underrepresented groups from the XRPL community.

Types of projects that may be funded in Wave 5 include, but are not limited to:


  • Real World Assets (RWAs)
  • Utility NFTs (i.e.Rewards/Loyalty Programs/Ticketing/Membership)
  • Music/Entertainment Rights
  • Proof of Existence (e.g. Certificates, Degrees, Legal Ownership)
  • Decentralized Science (DeSci)

Infrastructure & Security

  • Data API
  • Data Visualization Tools

Developer Tooling/Usability

  • Client Libraries/SDKs

Decentralized Finance (DeFi)

  • Financial Inclusion
  • Regenerative Finance (ReFi)
  • Payments
  • Ecommerce
  • Digital Remittances
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Merchant Integration

Sustainability/Social Impact
Additional Projects that leverage the XRPL to better society and the environment

Important Deadlines and FAQs

The complete application process for Wave 5 takes roughly 3-4 months.

Applications Open: February 7 - March 26, 2023 (Early applications encouraged!)

Review and Judging: April 2023
There are multiple stages of review; applicants can expect to be notified of their project status within 6-8 weeks after their submission, including whether or not they will be moving forward to the next stage.

  • Review Stage 1: Application and technical screenings to ensure the project meets general eligibility requirements in the spirit of the XRPL Grants program.
  • Review Stage 2: In-depth review by the XRPL Grants Judging Committee to determine finalists.

Finalist Interviews: May 2023
30-minute interview with members of the XRPL Grants Team and Judging Committee.

Awarding: June 2022
Awarded projects will be notified and publicly announced.

Info Sessions

We invite anyone interested in learning more about XRPL Grants to attend a live information session:

Apply Now

Apply to Wave 5 at

Have additional questions? Check out the FAQ page and join the XRPL Developers Discord!

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