funding funding  /ˈfən dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of financing
  2. (n) financial resources provided to make some project possible

Usage(s):

  1. Questions arise concerning the administration's funding of the congressional investigation into the September 11th attacks.
  2. Despite campaign promises to do so, Obama has not lifted the federal funding ban on needle-exchange programs for drug addicts.
  3. New government regulations for the funding of human embryonic-stem-cell research will significantly expand the number of studies on stem-cell lines that qualify for public funds.

News

  1. Press Releases: Additional Funding for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) (Taken Question)

    Additional Funding for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) (Taken Question) Taken Question Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC Question Taken at the June 20, 2013 Daily Press Briefing June 20, 2013 Question: Secretary Kerry announced in his remarks today that the United States is doubling aid to UNHCR. What is this funding specifically for, and does it include any ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: U.S. Department of State

  2. Funding Patterns in the Global Energy Industry

    NEW YORK, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Funding Patterns in the Global Energy Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p01363434/Funding-Patterns-in-the-Global-Energy-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Energy ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Funding dilemma clouds Mick Riley Golf Course’s future

    Funding dilemma clouds Mick Riley Golf Course’s future by Mike Gorrell The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 19, 2013 06:00PM MDT Mick Riley Golf Course’s days may be numbered. That’s a worst-case scenario, but not out of the realm of possibility. The cush contract Salt Lake County had to operate the course for the last 50 years has expired, and the Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

Quotes

  1. During the campaign, Obama said, "I strongly support expanding research on stem cells. I believe that the restrictions that President Bush has placed on funding of human embryonic stem cell research have handcuffed our scientists and hindered our...
    on Mar 6, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  2. "This bill provides the necessary tools and funding to help protect our economy against a system-wide breakdown," Bush said in a statement released by the White House. "The bill will help allow access to credit so American families can meet...
    on Sep 28, 2008 By: President Bush Source: United Press International

  3. Goodell said "even if you did not place bets, as you contend, your actions in funding the betting and your association with illegal gambling both violate the terms of your NFL Player Contract and expose you to corrupting influences...... one of the...
    on Aug 25, 2007 By: Roger Goodell Source: FOXSports.com

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