Polkadot Digest 29 Sep 2023

Polkadot News

The next parachain lease auction is scheduled to begin at approximately 01.19 UTC tonight. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

Reminder that applications for Cohorts 4 (Hong Kong) and 5 (Singapore) for the Polkadot Blockchain Academy are now open. Polkadot Blockchain Academy | Forge the Future of Web3

The Web3 Foundation Grants Program has reached the milestone of 600 projects funded. This is from a pool of over 1’500 applications from 54 different countries. https://grants.web3.foundation/

Interested in building on Polkadot, but not sure what to build? You can check out a list of RFPs of projects W3F is interested in funding here: Requests for Proposals | Web3 Foundation Grants

Kusama News

There are now six active referenda on Kusama OpenGov. Polkadot/Substrate Portal