Government Grant

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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It was in the section included between this range and the Rocky Mountains that the American engineers found the most formidable difficulties in laying the road, and that the government granted a subsidy of forty-eight thousand dollars per mile, instead of sixteen thousand allowed for the work done on the plains.
Its minister Lim Guan Eng was responding to claims from Bernama's senior management that the agency had not received its government grant, forcing the company to dip into the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) to pay the July salaries for workers and may not be able to pay this month's salary either.
"The impact of the cuts is much more acute in areas such as County Durham where previously, the level of government grant rightly recognised the costs of providing services in more deprived areas and the demands and pressures associated with providing children's and adult's social care services.
While around two-thirds of policing in England and Wales is paid for by government grant, the remaining third comes from an extra charge, or "precept", added to council tax bills.
'Teachers also share serious concerns over continued deduction in government grant. It seems that the bureaucracy and the chairman of the Sindh Higher Education Commission want to destroy public sector universities and promote private educational institutions,' it says.
Applicants are then asked to provide identification and are instructed to get a pre-paid card to deposit their own contribution to the fake government grant scheme.
"A legitimate Government grant scheme would never expect to receive an upfront payment in return for the grant, so it is important that anyone who believes they may have been contacted by these fraudsters makes a report to Action Fraud."
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, has allocated an Abu Dhabi government grant worth AED40 million to the Comorian government.
ABU DHABI: The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has allocated an Abu Dhabi government grant of Dh40 million to the Comorian government for electricity network development.
Coun Malcolm continued: "Huge government grant cuts are set to continue which inevitably means we have less to spend on key council services.
We are pleased to be able to lend a supporting hand, to help SMEs leverage the wide variety of government grant schemes available."
MORE than 150 jobs at a Coventry unique automotive facility which is helping to create the environmentallyfriendly cars of the future have been secured thanks to a Government grant to help develop more efficient gearboxes.

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