# ⚡ Project Catalyst

# What is Project Catalyst?

Project Catalyst (opens new window) is a series of experiments which seeks to generate the highest levels of community innovation. Catalyst is bringing on-chain governance to the Cardano blockchain by allowing the community to self-determine priorities for growth. It also lets participants deploy funding to proposals which tackle challenges and capitalize on opportunities that arise in the life cycle of Cardano.

Handshake Institute will submit and implement proposals for implementing solutions congruent with its mission, vision, and values.

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