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Fund

A comprehensive term for any money that is set aside for a particular purpose or that is accessible for the satisfaction of debts or claims.

The term public funds is a colloquial label for the revenue of a government, state, or Municipal Corporation.

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What we don't yet have is enough demand from authors across multiple disciplines and across multiple geographies, and enough funders willing to support immediate OA publishing.
Notwithstanding this, care and caution should be exercised when sharing materials and information with a funder, in particular in respect of privilege.
The launch of the new group--the Open Research Funders Group (ORFG; orfg.org)--was announced 2 months later.
* Make sure you are clear on which type of letter the funder wants.
The funder's decision to fund a claim is a pure investment decision.
Explaining to funders the need to support play at camp as a critical developmental aspect of childhood is different.
One benefit of working with philanthropic organizations is their ability to fund smaller projects than those typically addressed by federal funders.
A claimant that brings the same case but secures litigation funding, where the terms stipulate that the funder will take 30 per cent of the damages in the event that the claim is successful, will have a P&L impact of [pounds sterling]O (the funder picks up the legal fees) and a contingent asset of [pounds sterling]5.25m consisting of ({[pounds sterling]10m potential damages--[pounds sterling]3m to litigation funder] x 75 per cent chance of success = .[pounds sterling]5.25m) and a contingent liability of LO (the funder pays the defendant's legal fees in the event that the case is lost).
(21) This void also creates an uneven playing field for unsophisticated clients who cannot afford to negotiate a form contract presented by an experienced funder. In other words, there is both an efficiency-based and justice-based need for academic discussion of the litigation finance contract, both of which this Article seeks to address.
The company has signed an agreement with a funder to issue 20,000,000 shares of the company's common stock in exchange for $5,000,000 in cash or 25 cents ($.25) per share.
The obstacles posed by the lack of data standardization at the funder level are so pervasive and damaging that in some cases, technological change moves in reverse.