What does funding mean?

Definitions for funding

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word funding.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. support, financial support, funding, backing, financial backing(noun)

    financial resources provided to make some project possible

    "the foundation provided support for the experiment"

  2. financing, funding(noun)

    the act of financing


  1. funding(Noun)

    The action of the verb fund.

  2. funding(Noun)

    Money provided as funds.

    The council is providing funding to the church to repair the roof.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Funding

    of Fund

  2. Funding(adj)

    providing a fund for the payment of the interest or principal of a debt

  3. Funding(adj)

    investing in the public funds


  1. Funding

    Funding is the act of providing resources, usually in form of money, or other values such as effort or time, for a project, a person, a business, or any other private or public institutions. The process of soliciting and gathering fund is known as fundraising. Sources of funding include credit, venture capital, donations, grants, savings, subsidies, and taxes. Fundings such as donations, subsidies, and grants that have no direct requirement for return of investment are described as "soft funding" or "crowdfunding". Funding that facilitates the exchange of equity ownership in a company for capital investment via an online funding portal as per the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act is known as equity crowdfunding. Funds can be allocated for either short-term or long-term purposes.

Editors Contribution

  1. funding

    Is the act of providing resources in the form of money, effort or time.

    The organization received a form of funding to ensure it could continue its service provision.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 27, 2019  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'funding' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2710

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'funding' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1943

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'funding' in Nouns Frequency: #1123

How to pronounce funding?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say funding in sign language?

  1. funding


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of funding in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of funding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of funding in a Sentence

  1. Mitch McConnell:

    There probably will be another state and local funding bill, but we need to make sure that we achieve something that will go beyond simply sending out money.

  2. Megan Rapinoe:

    For us it is really important to really look at the bigger picture of the compensation piece, i don't think you can talk about compensation articulately or intelligently until you have a conversation about funding across the board.

  3. Tim Kaine -LRB- D-VA -RRB-:

    It’s critical that universities get timely feedback so they can take proactive steps to improve campus sexual violence prevention policies, congress must do its part by approving additional funding to help the Office of Civil Rights manage its large caseload.

  4. Sarah Leshner Carvalho:

    They (could) push out US$6bn in maturities...It alleviates short term funding pressures, once the tender offer is completed (secondary prices) will look better. We maintain our overweight (on Petrobras).

  5. Christopher Ross:

    I don't want to pour cold water on what might be a valid new source of funding, but from the investor's point of view I would say a very strong caveat emptor (buyer beware).

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