Meaning of “funding” in the English Dictionary

"funding" in English

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fundingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfʌn.dɪŋ/ us /ˈfʌn.dɪŋ/

(Definition of “funding” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"funding" in American English

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fundingnoun [ U ]

us /ˈfʌn·dɪŋ/

money made available for a particular purpose:

Doug is trying to get funding for his research.

(Definition of “funding” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"funding" in Business English

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fundingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfʌndɪŋ/ us FINANCE

money given by an organization or a government for a particular purpose:

secure/obtain/get funding We have secured funding under an EU programme for three new projects.
seek/require/need funding
funding for sth Our focus is on young companies seeking funding for new product development.
a reduction/cut/increase in funding
funding shortfall/crisis/gap The funding gap between pension assets and projected obligations has narrowed in each of the past four years.

(Definition of “funding” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)