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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.

fund

noun accumulation, assets, capital, copia, foundation, fount, hoard, investment, mine, nest egg, pecunia, pool, reserve, reservoir, resources, savings, spring, stock, store, sum of money, supply, well
Associated concepts: available fund, cash funds, commingling of funds, contingent fund, endowment fund, escrow fund, guaranty fund, insurance fund, joint fund, misapplicaaion of funds, misappropriation of funds, permanent funds, reserve fund, residuary fund, trust fund

fund

verb accommodate, accumulate, afford, allot, amass, apportion, bank, be a benefactor, bestow, cache, collect, conserve, contribute, deposit, dispense, dole, donate, endow, endue, equip, finance, furnish, garner, give, give money, grant, hand out, hoard, invest money, keep, keep in reserve, lay in store, lay up, maintain, pay, pay for, present, present money, preserve, provide, provide for, provide money, provide the wherewithal, provision, purvey, reserve, retain, save, save up, settle upon, spare, stock, stockpile, store, subsidize, supply, sustain, treasure, yield
See also: bear, bestow, capitalize, depository, endow, endowment, finance, garner, hoard, principal, provide, provision, reserve, resource, stock, store, supply, treasury, underwrite, yield
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Funders have historically been willing to invest in international arbitrations although they will look carefully at the chosen seat of arbitration, the location of any assets and the prospects of enforcing any award before doing so.
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The Auditor General's report makes a number of recommendations to the Welsh Government and other grant funders, including: * Ensure that the risks relating to viability, capacity and capability of grant recipients are properly assessed before any awards of grant funding are made; * Clearly define project outcomes and the standards expected for project and financial management, and ensure that these are agreed in writing with recipients before funding is released; * Consider the merits of approaches other than grant funding (such as loans, investment and competitive procurement) to deliver the desired outcomes, before committing to the creation of new grant schemes; * Take robust action when grants have been overpaid or misused.
The requirements for the project to be taken over needs to be clearly set out (particularly the tests on completion that need to be satisfied) and funders will usually only permit the works to be taken over if the funder's certifier agrees that the works have indeed been completed in accordance with the contract.
The company's platform provides payments and processing rails designed to meet the specific needs of alternative funders.
We want funders to be a part of our choir, so it is necessary to sing the same song.
The number of foundation grants and the total amount given to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning issues set new records in 2013, according to a report released this month by Funders for LGBTQ Issues.
Labour MP Sarah Champion said: "George Osborne has serious questions to answer over giving favours to his funders.
VNA Foundation and a number of other funders joined with public health advocates and providers to form Starting Strong in Illinois, a collaborative that directs public health funders to health reform work where the funds will be best used.
Hodge Hill MP Liam Byrne is working with the Big Lottery team on a funders fair for organisations on Friday, February 28.