The NEAR community is a globally distributed home to innovators, developers, and contributors supporting the protocol’s platform, ecosystem, and applications. We’re all here to build a stronger ecosystem.

Why get involved?

Find your Tribe

Make friends and connections pursuing a mission you’re passionate about.

Make an Impact

Help give power (money, data, and governance) back to the people.

Give Back

When you contribute to building a better future, good things happen.

Make a Living

Work when you want, how you want, and get paid based on your contribution.

Get Started

The NEAR Community provides a number of ways for you to start learning, earning, and growing.


Learn the basics, explore the ecosystem, or dive deep into the tech.

Join our Discord

Join ongoing topical conversations about all things NEAR.

Community Events

Worldwide opportunities to attend, participate, connect and more.

Guilds: Opening the web through community initiatives.

Guilds are collectives that make up the greater NEAR community. Each guild shares a specific vision and mission related to driving a more open, interconnected, and consumer-empowered world.

Featured Guilds


A community for Creators/Projects launching on Mintbase. Get support/funding and connect with other creatives!

Cypherpunk Guild

A guild focussed on incentivizing builders to create privacy-enhancing technologies on NEAR.

4NTS Guild

A community building and marketing-focused guild.