funding

noun
ADJECTIVE
adequate, proper, sufficient
generous, significant, substantial
full

The President has promised full funding for the plans.

inadequate, insufficient
additional, extra, increased
limited
direct
initial
long-term
annual, three-year, etc.

the industry's annual funding requirement

emergency, short-term
official
core
central (esp. BrE)
internal
external, outside

Half of the research posts depend on outside funding.

international, local, national
foreign
federal, government, public, public-sector (esp. BrE), state
private, private-sector (esp. BrE)
corporate
grant, lottery (esp. BrE)
development, education, research, science
start-up, venture
library, school, university, etc.
VERB + FUNDING
award sb/sth, give sb/sth, provide (sb/sth with)

The refusal to provide extra funding for schools caused a storm.

allocate
request, seek
raise

It gave us more time to raise the necessary funding.

attract, get, obtain, receive, secure, win
lose
boost, increase
cut, reduce, slash
freeze
cut off, stop, withdraw, withhold
deny sb/sth, refuse (sb/sth)
restore
approve, authorize
FUNDING + VERB
come from sb/sth

Most of our funding comes from private sources.

go

We need to make sure that the funding goes to areas where its most needed.

About 70% of current funding has gone on schools.

increase, rise
fall
dry up, run out

Much of the funding dried up in the 1980s.

FUNDING + NOUN
shortfall
crisis
cut
increase
levels
package (esp. BrE)
arrangement, formula

We're hoping they will change the funding formula.

agency, body
bill (AmE)
PREPOSITION
 … in funding,  … of funding

£25 million in funding

funding from

The school has attracted funding from a number of sources.

funding to

an increase in funding to drug rehabilitation clinics

PHRASES
a cut in funding, an increase in funding
a lack of funding
a level of funding

Present levels of funding have forced the school to close.

a source of funding

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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