I want to check if someone else has stolen my idea
Yes, you can search this open source community-driven project which tracks everything nano-related:
To add to what Json said, the community sometimes funds proposed projects through The Nano Center. This community resource is very instrumental in facilitating projects of all kinds that relate to Nano, or help in the adoption of the currency. You can review current projects that are looking for funding, or look at projects which were previously funded.