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Contributing to Mina

Mina is an open-source project with a mission to build an inclusive and sustainable community-driven protocol. As such, Mina welcomes contributions.

The protocol is in development and is always improving. You can make contributions in many ways, including writing code, user testing, documentation, and community support. For specific instructions for contributing in each of these domains, see the codebase repositories or ask in Mina Protocol Discord.

For general questions on getting involved, reach out to the Mina community on the Mina Protocol Discord server.


Mina is entirely open source, and the code is distributed under the terms of the Apache License 2.0.


Mina Docs are also open source. We love our community. Help us make the docs better, contributions are welcome and appreciated.

Mina Grants

Grants are rewarded for certain projects related to the development of Mina. See Mina Grants for details.

The projects are mostly programming focused, but the areas of design and community development are included. Reach out in the #grants channel on Mina Protocol Discord for questions about the grant program.

Reporting Issues

If you notice Code of Conduct violations, please follow the Reporting Guidelines in Code of Conduct to file a report and alert the community to ensure a safe space for everyone.

If you encounter critical bugs or vulnerabilities in the protocol, report them to [email protected]. For minor bugs and issues, create an issue on GitHub.