S1 ESD Transparency: 60k Strategic Development & Governance Funding

This post is to provide transparency on work funded under the S1 ESD Strategic Development and Governance funding .

This funding is currently subject to an ESD Proposal request to consolidate the strategic development and governance funding to dGov with funds returned to the Main DAO.

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April 2022 saw [60k] ESD Strategic Development & Governance funding allocated as follows

Spent

  1. Strategic Development: $12000

  2. Aragon Scout Program: $825

  3. Governance: $2000

Unspent

  1. Strategic Development: $18000

  2. Aragon Scout Program: $19175

  3. Governance: $8000


Total Available $45175


Breakdown

ESD = Executive Sub-DAO members @lee0007 @daniel-ospina @fartunov

May 2022 carried forward $45175 ESD Strategic Development & Governance funding. However, of $10300 approved funding only $3000 was spent. Details follow

Spent

  1. Strategic Development: $0

  2. Aragon Scout Program: $3000

  3. Governance: $0

Unspent

  1. Strategic Development: $18000

  2. Aragon Scout Program: $16175

  3. Governance: $8000


Total Available $42175


Breakdown

Notes:

  • The Strategic Development allocation was held awaiting the development of standards for a balanced distribution of coordinape circle funding. The current standards can be found here.
  • Funds from the Scout Program await a response from recipients and will remain available for payment until the end of S1, 31 July 2022.
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June 2022 carried forward $42175 ESD Strategic Development & Governance funding. No new allocations were approved, all payments were due to funding released owing from May 2022

Spent

  1. Strategic Development: $7000

  2. Aragon Scout Program: $0

  3. Governance: $0

Unspent

  1. Strategic Development: $9000

  2. Aragon Scout Program: $16175

  3. Governance: $8000


Total Available $33175


Breakdown

Strategic Funding was allocated via Coordinape as per the coordinape experimental standards established here. Funding was further increased by @lee0007 as the funded author through the reallocation of non-participants rewards

Notes:

  • The Strategic Development allocation was held awaiting the development of standards for a balanced distribution of coordinape circle funding. The current standards can be found here.
  • Funds from the Scout Program await a response from recipients and will remain available for payment until the end of S1, 31 July 2022.

For further transparency on the request for 7k Strategic Development funding secured via ESD for my work on the ESD S1 Proposals (3) and supporting documents (2).The coordinape allocation is here on the tab lee0007 circle and notes for transparency are as follows

What Reasoning & References -
Funded Author: Financial Proposal: ESD S1 Budget Request for Discretionary Strategic & Governance Funding - #14 by lee0007
Renee recuse Financial Proposal: ESD S1 Budget Request for Discretionary Strategic & Governance Funding - #15 by lee0007
Ivan Approval Financial Proposal: ESD S1 Budget Request for Discretionary Strategic & Governance Funding - #16 by fartunov
Daniel Approval Financial Proposal: ESD S1 Budget Request for Discretionary Strategic & Governance Funding - #24 by lee0007
Standards S1 dGov Transparency: Advisory Funding Coordinape Experiment
Allocation As the recipient of this funding I have used the coordinape circle to help reward those that both 1) supported my work AND 2) participated in the GIVE
Learnings Recommend direct allocation of rewards as per Anthony ESD Statement: S1 Aragon Scout Program - #13 by Anthony.Leuts
Process Maximum of 26% funding shared, above this people should be recognised as either co-authors or reviewers of the proposal
Funding Identifying co-authors and reviewers is now part of the transparency additions to the governance proposal templates see ESD & Financial Main DAO templates intended to indicate those people that may be eligible for shared funding
Total $7000 (100%)
Shared $1800 (26%) @daniel-ospina @fartunov @AlexClay @b3n
Retained $5200 (74%) @lee0007
Work Funded Inital draft feedback & edits round
" Second draft, feedback & edits round for 5 documents
" 3 Final Draft Proposals + 2 supporting documents. Four (4) of which attract 7k funding
" 5 x forum posts, engagement with feedback and edits
" 3 x voting process & compliance confirmation of 860k S1 ESD funding approved
Gratitude Special thanks to @joeycharlesworth for providing the key strategic documents and a majority of feedback and insight that informed these proposals. @ronald_k for your legal review
" Thanks to the all nominated team members ( the 6 named above) that provided input, insight and to everyone that votes to support the ESD’s ongoing funding of the DAO
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