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Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Funds'

Funds Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    funds n : assets in the form of money [syn: finances, monetary resource, cash in hand, pecuniary resource]
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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.

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'Funds' in famous quotation sentence

* Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God-the rest will be given. - Mother Theresa

* 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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  • America's largest pension ditches hedge funds
    America's largest pension fund is saying goodbye to hedge funds. The decision by the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) to exit all hedge funds within the next year is making waves ... Read more on this news related to 'Funds'
  • America's largest pension dumps hedge funds
    CalPERS, America's largest pension fund, is done with hedge funds after years of high fees and poor performance. Read more on this news related to 'Funds'
  • Calpers dumps hedge funds citing cost, to pull $4 billion stake
    By Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Barani Krishnan (Reuters) - The California Public Employees' Retirement System, the largest U.S. pension fund, said on Monday that it will pull all $4 billion it has invested in hedge funds because it finds them too costly and complicated. The $300 billion fund, known as Calpers, invests with firms including Och-Ziff Capital Manageme Read more on this news related to 'Funds'

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