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.

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. Donald Trump:

    You’re going to get your funding.

  2. Jamie Tonsing:

    People should not be pulling funding.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    I would expand funding for Planned Parenthood.

  4. Alison Hunt:

    Funding support from those partners ended in 2002.

  5. Nie Wen:

    The funding gap in the market is relatively large.

Images & Illustrations of funding

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