I think it would be an amazing feature if you could over some kind of bounty on issues that need to be fixed. I could be a cash reward or some kind of virtual currency that is redeemable for gift cards. Would also need a page where you could find bounties.
Thanks for this feedback! We're always working to improve GitHub and the GitHub Community Forum, and we consider every suggestion we receive. I've logged your feature request in our internal feature request list. Though I can't guarantee anything or share a timeline for this, I can tell you that it's been shared with the appropriate teams for consideration.