grants-in-aid grants-in-aid

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a grant from a central government to a local government
  2. (n) a grant to a person or school for some educational project

Usage(s):

  1. Increasingly, Washington has chipped in on these projects: the Federal Government now budgets $28 billion annually in grants-in-aid to states and cities v.
  2. The big item: of a promised $500 million in economic credits and grants-in-aid the Communists have delivered $23.
  3. Many of the grants-in-aid that states and localities receive for specific programs may be eliminated.

News

  • Interest in city grants surges

    City held workshops about the grants-in-aid process has generated interest from more than 200 representatives of nonprofit groups.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: KITV Honolulu

Quotes

  • "Grants-in-aid due to temporary disability, payments to unemployed, and reimbursements on accidents at work were left without sources of financing", Yulia Tymoshenko added.
    on May 28, 2008 By: Yulia Tymoshenko Source: UNIAN News Agency

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