Funding - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfʌndɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word funding
Brit.  |ˈfʌndɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word funding
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to fund

noun

- financial resources provided to make some project possible (syn: backing, support)
- the act of financing (syn: financing)

Examples

College directors have called for more government funding.

I am forced to conclude that more funding will be necessary.

It's difficult to project funding needs so far into the future.

The organization may soon cease to exist if more funding isn't provided.

He campaigned hard to get more funding.

They wrote a grant proposal to get funding for the project.

Lack of funding has been a major constraint on the building's design.

People are criticizing the government's coldhearted plans to stop funding programs for the poor.

After a contentious debate, members of the committee finally voted to approve the funding.

The after-school program was dismantled due to lack of funding.

...used his vast fortune for establishing and funding a host of eleemosynary institutions...

Lack of funding has encumbered the project.

Bin Laden may no longer be supplying directions and funding, but his ethos of enmity lives on.

...a persuasive argument for increasing funding of the city's library system...

She took a principled stand on funding public education.

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