# Governance Overview

The Cosmos Hub ("Gaia") has an on-chain governance mechanism for passing text proposals, changing consensus parameters, and spending funds from the community pool.

This repository provides background information on these different kinds of proposals and best-practices for drafting them and proposing them on-chain. It also provides a place for collaborating on draft proposals in plain text on Github.

If you'd like to draft a proposal, start here. See the contents below for more background on the governance system, the different types of proposals, and how to submit one.

# Contents

# Community

Cosmos governance is driven by the Cosmos community, and much of the documentation in this repo was funded by the community fund itself in Proposal 23 (opens new window). Governance discussions happens in a number of places moderated by diverse community members, including: