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Guilds on NEAR

What is a Guild?

What is a Guild?

Guilds within the NEARverse are collaborative groups of people with a shared sense of purpose, vision and goals, that are helping build the NEAR ecosystem.

What is the Goal of a Guild?

To provide a way to support, organise and mobilize communities of people on NEAR.These people should be linked to NEAR via an on-chain account but otherwise things are pretty flexible.

What defines a successful Guild?

A successful guild builds a solid, active and engaged community around it; all working towards the wider goals of the NEAR ecosystem.

Why Should I Join a Guild?

What are the benefits of being part of a Guild?

-Get support from Guild Leaders and the Guilds Core Team to help you achieve your goals and contribute to the wider ecosystem.

-Work when you want, how you want, and get paid based on your contribution.

-Belong to your own tribe within the NEAR community. Make friends and connections while pursuing a mission you’re passionate about.

Who Should Join a Guild?

Guilds are groups of people working together to build and create within NEAR’s ecosystem. Guilds are for anyone looking to take part and contribute to the building of web3 and the decentralized web. Not sure where to start? There are Guilds specialising in all kinds of different things: from developers in Russia to Meme Creators in Vietnam and everything in between.

How Can I Join a Guild?

What should I expect when I join a guild?

It depends on the guild, some have an open door policy, whereas others are more structured. To get a better idea of how a guild works, be sure to follow them on social media, or alternatively reach out to a member to find out more. You can browse through our guilds directory to find out about our guilds and how to contact them.

What if I have a talent and want to use it but am not interested in joining a guild right now?

If you want to contribute but aren’t sure about joining a Guild right now, you can still contribute by taking part in bounties or applying for grants. The Open Web Sandbox is a great place to explore what opportunities are currently available.

What if after exploring all of the existing guilds I still don't find one that matches my passions?

–> Join the Open Web Sandbox on Discord while you find your feet in the ecosystem.

–>Already have a vision and the passion to drive it forward? Consider creating your own guild; fill out this form to get started.

What if I want to be part of the community but am not ready to contribute yet?

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How Can I Start a Guild?

Step one:

Ensure that you have browsed through our directory of guilds to check if you can contribute to an already existing guild

If you have general questions about Guilds or you want to know what a Guild Leader is, what to expect as a representative of your Community?! reach out to us here:

Step two:

Once you’ve filled out the form, the Guilds Team will schedule a 1 on 1 call with you. We will be there to answer any further questions you might have about the ecosystem and provide all the available resources. We will also support you to refine your proposal/roadmap on the Governance Forum before moving onto the next stage.

After receiving an overview about your prospective guild plans and needs, the guilds team will be able to guide you in a more specific way depending on your general guild theme (geographical/ creative/ marketing focused guild etc). It’s always a good idea to get connected with guilds/contributors with a similar passion. You can make a post in the forum to get feedback from the community and find interested candidates to potentially help your cause.