Welcome to the Jito DAO Discourse

The "Jito Network ” is the decentralized Solana-based protocol that enables users to stake SOL to validators participating in efficient block organization and receive a liquid staking token (JitoSOL) representing accumulated validator rewards and tips.

The DAO can direct changes to the protocol source code or related parameters. Anyone can access the Jito Network. The Foundation (defined below) maintains a browser-based dashboard facilitating easy access at jito.network.

Constitution of the Jito Foundation

Jito Foundation Constitution

This Constitution provides an overview of the governing framework for the holders of JTO (each, a “Tokenholder”, and collectively, the “DAO”), which is the governing body for the Jito Network (as defined below). Defined terms in this Constitution shall have the meaning ascribed to those terms in the Bylaws of the Foundation (as defined below), as amended from time to time, unless otherwise defined in this Constitution.

Some of the rules and procedures in this Constitution will be enforced directly on a blockchain, and some will not. All rules are equally binding. Actions taken under this Constitution may be on-chain or off-chain actions. On-chain actions are those that are actuated directly by the governance parameters of the DAO as transactions on a blockchain. Off-chain actions are those that are actuated by other means.

The Foundation

Jito Foundation, a Cayman Islands foundation company (the “Foundation”), has been formed to serve the DAO. The Foundation aims to facilitate the growth of the Jito Network. The Foundation has adopted Bylaws and other required formation documents, necessary to establish the Foundation’s initial governance structure. The Tokenholders have the authority to make certain decisions in relation to the Foundation and the Jito Network as set forth in the Foundation Documents. The DAO will govern the Foundation via Tokenholder Vote, in accordance with the Foundation Documents (including through submitting and voting on JIPs).


The Foundation’s Bylaws detailing the underlying governance structure for the Foundation can be found at https://jito.network/docs/governance.

Formation Documents

The Foundation’s formation documents, including the Amended and Restated Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association (the "A&R M&A’) can be found at https://jito.network/docs/governance.

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