AskDefine | Define funding

Dictionary Definition



1 financial resources provided to make some project possible; "the foundation provided support for the experiment" [syn: support, financial support, backing, financial backing]
2 the act of financing [syn: financing]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. present participle of fund


  1. The action of the verb to fund.
  2. Money provided as funds.
    The council is providing funding to the church to repair the roof.


Extensive Definition

Funding or financing is to provide capital (funds), which means money for a project, a person, a business or any other private or public institutions.
Those funds can be allocated for either short term or long term purposes.
The health fund is a new way of funding private healthcare centers.

Sources of funding

Among the main sources of funding, there are:
funding in French: Financement
funding in Russian: Финансирование
funding in Serbian: Фандирање
funding in Turkish: Fonlama
funding in Chinese: 资金
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