Bounty, contribution, gift, or subsidy (in cash or kind) bestowed by a government or other organization (called the grantor) for specified purposes to an eligible recipient (called the grantee). Grants are usually conditional upon certain qualifications as to the use, maintenance of specified standards, or a proportional contribution by the grantee or other grantor(s).

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  • One way that non-profit charitable organizations can gain additional funding that does not need repaid is by submitting applications for grants.

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  • Rachel was working on her science project when she realized she did not have sufficient funds, but the government gave her a grant to keep the project moving.

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  • If not for the government grant he received, he would not have been able to afford his choice of school

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