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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Funds Sample Sentences in News
- Alternative funds are drawing dollars, questions
They're hot, yet many investors have no idea what they do. These mutual funds go by a few names, and it doesn't help that some are inscrutable like "liquid alts," but they generally fall under ... Read more on this news related to 'Funds'
- Stock funds worldwide post $5 bln outflows in latest week -BofA
Investors worldwide pulled $5 billion out of stock funds in the week ended July 23 after geopolitical tensions triggered fears of a pullback in global stock indexes, data from a Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research report showed on Friday. The outflows, which were all via exchange-traded funds, marked the first net withdrawals from stock funds in four wee Read more on this news related to 'Funds'
- Argentina, hedge funds fail to strike debt deal
Argentina failed to reach a deal with hedge funds demanding full payment on its defaulted bonds, veering closer to what the IMF warned could be a painful new default. With less than a week to go to either pay up or risk being declared in default, Argentine officials met with the US court-appointed mediator trying to break the impasse, but refused to meet the hedge Read more on this news related to 'Funds'