Decentraland has just joined the Blender Development Fund as a Patron Member! This is the latest addition to the ever-increasing roster of tech-giants throwing their hat in Blender's open source ring, with this latest contender holding the special mention of being the first ever crypto-native project to do so.
— Blender (@Blender) December 6, 2021
Decentraland, which aims to be a fully decentralized virtual world governed by its members, made the decision to become a Patron member of Blender's Development Fund in a recent town hall meeting through its DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organization).
Excited to announce that Decentraland is joining the Blender Developer Fund. Decentraland will be the first crypto-native project to sponsor the Blender Developer Fund.
Read more about it here!https://t.co/shHnzDm0FY
— Decentraland (@decentraland) December 6, 2021
On a a press release on the Blender blog, Blender Foundation chairman Ton Roosendaal announced the news and re-iterated Blender's commitment to empowering artists and creators worldwide, notably to access open metaverse initiatives on the web.
Keep in mind that donations to the Blender Development fund in no way grant control over Blender or its development, and it is just that: A donation towards the foundations goals and development roadmap.
Read both press releases and check out the development fund on the links below: