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grant

Etymology: ME, granten, to believe a request
a monetary award given to an institution, a project, equipment, or an individual by the federal government, a foundation, a private business, or an institution to provide financial support for research, service, or training. The applicant usually writes a formal application (proposal) for the grant, which is reviewed by the granting agency and compared with other proposals. The grantee is usually accountable to the grantor for reporting the outcomes as a result of the awarded resources.

grant

Research A sum of money or financial support provided to a worker or researcher for performing innovative or novel work. See Block grant, Matching grant, Medicaid block grant, Modular grant, Noncompeting grant, Research grant, Research project grant, Subgrant.

grant

(grănt) [ME.]
A financial award given to an academic or professional investigator to support his or her research.
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Wish granters made many calls to ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, hoping to arrange an opportunity for Callie to meet the designers and stars of the show.
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Michael is one of the Foundation's most popular celebrity wish granters ever.
WWE has been one of the Make-A-Wish Foundation's most enthusiastic wish granters for more than 20 years, fulfilling the wishes of hundreds of children with life-threatening medical conditions.
Celebrities are only a portion of our wish granters," said Williams.
WWE long has been one of the Make-A-Wish Foundation's most enthusiastic wish granters, fulfilling hundreds of wishes in the past 20 years.
A network of over 25,000 volunteers serve as wish granters, fundraisers and in any other capacity to ensure that children's hopes and dreams come true.
Michael Selsman, Archer CEO, and Jake Collins, Founder and Executive Director of Tiny Stars, said that Archer has agreed to seek new funding from prospective donors, granters, foundations, and businesses for Tiny Stars, and to manage asset building programs, including lotteries, raffles, concerts, promotions, and affinity business relationships and investment opportunities.