[EP1.3.1] [Executable] Q1 & Q2 2022 Meta-Governance WG Budget

Discussion Thread
Snapshot, passed March 6th 2022 Onchain, passed March 29th 2022
Note: This was previously numbered EP7.1.


The goal of the Meta-Governance working group (MG WG) is to manage the administration of the ENS DAO. The MG WG shall focus on the following three areas over the Q1/Q2 2022 Term.
  1. 1.
    Treasury Management
  2. 2.
    Governance process and DAO structures
  3. 3.
    DAO Tooling
The following budget is requested to provide the MG WG with the resources to work on the areas mentioned above over the Q1/Q2 2022 Term.

Proposed Budget

Elected Steward Compensation (2,700 $ENS)
  • Elected steward compensation: 100 $ENS for each 3 elected stewards / month x 6 months = 1,800 $ENS.
  • Lead coordinator compensation, to be paid to the steward that is the lead coordinator or other WG members who take on lead coordinator responsibilities, at the discretion of the Stewards: 150 $ENS / month x 6 months = 900 $ENS


Treasury Management ($20k USDC)
  • Management and diversification strategies.
DAO Governance ($20k USDC)
  • Documentation related to governance processes within the DAO
  • Administer experiments related to onboarding, engaging, and valuing contributors within the DAO.
DAO Tooling ($10K USDC)
  • Develop dashboards to improve transparency and visibility on DAO and ENS metrics.
The MG WG stewards may choose to purchase $ENS with the USDC requested and distribute a mix of USDC and $ENS to contributors as they see fit.

Total MG WG Funding Request for Q1/Q2 2022

Steward related compensation: 2,700 $ENS MG WG funding: $50k USDC