What does funding mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. support, financial support, funding, backing, financial backingnoun

    financial resources provided to make some project possible

    "the foundation provided support for the experiment"

  2. financing, fundingnoun

    the act of financing


  1. fundingnoun

    The action of the verb fund.

  2. fundingnoun

    Money provided as funds.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Funding

    of Fund

  2. Fundingadjective

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

  3. Fundingadjective

    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  

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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

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  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. Martha McSally:

    Importantly, while funding for this project was authorized and appropriated in FY19, it is no longer an FY19 project due to unforeseen environmental issues at the construction site, the Army had to complete a major environmental cleanup before the actual construction project could be awarded. At the earliest, this pushed the award back to summer of FY20. The environmental cleanup is expected to continue until August 2020.

  2. Sean Conway:

    I say 80 percent of the oil and gas revenue in the state of Colorado is coming out of northeastern Colorado – Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway, Yuma County, and some of other counties, seventy percent of the K-12 funding is coming off the state lands in Weld County alone. I ’m telling you we are economic drivers.

  3. Lois Wolk:

    Bond funding alone is not going to fix the staggering ongoing costs for deferred maintenance and operations of our state and local aging and deteriorating water systems, california needs to take a hard look at these growing, ongoing needs and have the difficult conversation about how to meet those needs and fund them now and in the future.

  4. Wolfgang Blass:

    parasitic and idiotic funding systems for overseas promotion mean that overproduced wine from Australian irrigated fruit will hit rock bottom, facing competition from South Africa

  5. Andrea Lafferty:

    This is a beating into submission of the American people and the taxpayers by the Obama Administration and those willfully going along with it, they are going to say if you don’t comply, we’re going to take away your lunch money – your federal funding.

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