College is expensive these days, so if you plan on going, you may need some funding — or money that makes projects possible.

Grants, capital investments, donations, and loans are all forms of funding or financial support. The foundation of the word funding is fund, which is actually related to the word foundation: The Latin fundus means "a piece of land," or "the bottom of something."

Definitions of funding
  1. noun
    financial resources provided to make some project possible
    synonyms: backing, financial backing, financial support, support
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    type of:
    available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed
  2. noun
    the act of financing
    synonyms: financing
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    type of:
    the commercial activity of providing funds and capital
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