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Government Grant

Money given by a government to fund a project. One may receive a government grant for academic or scientific research, to further one's education, or to engage in charity work. The United States government makes many grants, often of an educational or scientific nature.
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The College of Lake County received a $996,848 federal grant from the National Science Foundation to fund a program encouraging the enrollment, retention and transfer of students majoring in engineering and computer science, CLC officials announced Thursday.
Novan announced that the Company has received a federal grant from the National Institutes of Health.
The Rutgers University School of Health Professions has received a $4.2 million federal grant to train mental health practitioners as part of a new effort by the U.S.
Los Angeles received more than $200 million in federal grants for its fiscal year 2015 budget, and even more federal grant money from the state that originated at the federal level, a (http://cao.lacity.org/budget15-16/2015-16Proposed_Budget.pdf) report from Mayor Eric Garcetti's office said, while San Francisco's city Controller Ben Rosenfield (http://www.sfgate.com/politics/article/SF-preparing-in-case-Trump-cuts-federal-funds-10607210.php) told the San Francisco Chronicle  the city gets around $1 billion of its budget from federal sources.
The state Department of Labor & Industries is receiving a federal grant to expand apprenticeship opportunities.
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"With many high-quality pre-K programs already established in our communities, this federal grant opportunity allows an avenue to enhance and build upon that success," Williams added.
The audit determined there were instances of "material weaknesses'' and "significant deficiencies'' in the city's internal controls over the compliance and expenditure of federal grant awards during the previous fiscal year.
Granted to drug therapies intended to treat diseases or conditions that affect fewer than 200,000 patients in the United States, Orphan Dmg Designation enables companies to benefit from financial incentives from the FDA including seven years of market exclusivity after product marketing clearance, access to federal grant funding opportunities to defray clinical trial costs, as well as assistance with clinical protocols and federal tax credits.
Granted to drug therapies intended to treat diseases or conditions that affect fewer than 200,000 patients in the United States, Orphan Drug Designation enables companies to benefit from financial incentives from die FDA including seven years of market exclusivity after product marketing clearance, access to federal grant funding opportunities to defray clinical trial costs, as well as assistance with clinical protocols and federal tax credits.

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