Grants-in-aid



[grant-in-eyd, grahnt-] /ˈgrænt ɪnˈeɪd, ˈgrɑnt-/

noun, plural grants-in-aid.
1.
a subsidy furnished by a central government to a local one to help finance a public project, as the construction of a highway or school.
2.
a financial subsidy given to an individual or institution for research, educational, or cultural purposes.
noun (pl) grants-in-aid
1.
a sum of money granted by one government to a lower level of government or to a dependency for a programme, etc
2.
(education) a grant provided by the central government or local education authority to ensure consistent standards in buildings and other facilities

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