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Oversight of Governance Processes

"If you want to know who controls you, look at who you are not allowed to criticize." ~ Voltaire

Vote for our Fund 11 proposals

1) Community Governence Oversight

Maintain oversight of Catalyst governance changes, report regularly to the community, and develop a participatory, community-led change management process for use in Catalyst and beyond.

2) Community Governance Oversight (CGO) Parameters Platform

Build an open-source platform where the community can log and view changes to Catalyst governance parameters, including background detail, to enable ongoing community-led oversight.

CGO Fund 8 - Closing Report

In June 2023 Community Goverance Oversight released it's final report.
CGO F8 final report.pdf

What we oversee

Community Governance Oversight provides oversight and analysis of Cardano's Project Catalyst experiment.

Catalyst Challenges

Catalyst Circle

Catalyst dReps - Delegated Voting

Catalyst Parameters

Our values


Legitimacy - the Fund 7 & 8 proposals together with the teams listed were successfully voted for in two funding rounds.


Transparency - meetings, proposal reporting and deliverables are all documented in this GitBook.


Accountability - Community Governance Oversight is accountable to ADA holders who voted for our proposal to deliver surveys, retrospectives and a final report for it's proposals.

Open Source

Open Source - Community Governance Oversight is committed to using Open Source tools to document and track its activities. This GitBook is stored on this repository with an Apache 2.0 license.