Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Funds'
n : assets in the form of money [syn: finances, monetary
resource, cash in hand, pecuniary resource]
Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Funds'
Funding is to provide resources, usually in form of money (Financing), or other values such as effort or time (sweat equity), for a project, a person, a business or any other private or public institutions. When a request for funding is made then fundraising is being attempted.
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.
Among the main sources of funding, there are:
Donations, subsidies and grants are described as soft funding or crowd funding, i.e. funding that has no direct requirement for return of investment.[See more about Funds at Dictionary 3.0 Encyclopedia]
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'Funds' in famous quotation sentence
* Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other. - Oscar Ameringer
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