Meaning of GRANT in English

GRANT

I. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a council grant (= amount of money that a council gives to a person, organization, project etc )

The community centre has had its council grant cut by 50%.

a research grant (= money for doing research )

Have you applied for a research grant?

a student loan/grant (= money that is lent or given to a student )

Some of them are still paying off student loans.

apply for/seek/be granted asylum

He has been granted asylum in France.

be granted membership (= be accepted as a member )

Montenegro was granted membership of the UN in 2006.

be granted/given bail

Magistrates adjourned the case until June 9 and Smith was granted bail.

discretionary award/grant/fund etc

give/grant approval

Congress gave final approval on October 8.

give/grant sb a reprieve

The US Supreme Court voted against granting Smith a reprieve against giving him one .

give/grant sb leave

He was given compassionate leave.

grant consent formal (= give it formally )

The local council was prepared to grant consent to the project.

grant sb a lease (= let someone have a lease )

The landlord may grant a lease for a short or long period.

grant sth independence (= allow a country to become independent )

It was General de Gaulle who granted Algeria independence.

grant/approve an application (= give permission to do or have sth )

What are the reasons for not granting this application?

granted an amnesty

The government granted an amnesty for all former terrorists.

granted immunity

They were granted immunity from prosecution.

granted...exemptions

The commission granted temporary exemptions .

grant/fulfil sb's wish (= give someone what they want )

His parents would now be able to grant his wish.

grant/give sb a pardon

Tyler was convicted but was granted a royal pardon one given by a king or queen .

grant/give sb clemency

She was granted clemency after killing her violent husband.

grant...injunction

The judge refused to grant an injunction .

grant/issue a licence

He was granted his flying instructor’s licence.

grant...political asylum (= give )

No country would grant him political asylum .

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

access

Of course, first it has to be put online, and granted public access .

Finally, he grants Bennett access to his old papers, but Bennett can make little headway with them.

Note that this keyword must be included even if there are no users to be granted access .

Mike Leavitt has signed into law a bill banning public schools from granting recognition or access to gay or lesbian student groups.

Eventually, in January 1989, she was awarded custody of their daughters and the earl was granted access .

Of course, Jody could not grant me access to the players themselves.

In return, Blackpool trams were granted access to the Company tracks as far as Lytham, but rarely exercised the privilege.

aid

He has been granted legal aid for the case, which if successful could lead to hundreds of other claims.

He then launched an inquiry into why she was granted Legal Aid .

There were no applications for bail for either defendant and both were granted legal aid by the magistrates.

Farmers are also being given access to grant aid to help in setting up extra activities to supplement their farming income.

You may be granted Legal Aid subject to the payment of a financial contribution, usually payable by instalments.

Musician Borivoje Panic has even been granted legal aid to bring the case against Camden Council.

amnesty

Congress had granted him another amnesty to contest the 1992 election.

We demanded that every student who took part in the protest be granted amnesty .

In the past, the family has opposed granting amnesty , demanding that offenders be prosecuted instead.

application

For the reasons I have given I would grant the application .

I have therefore decided to grant the application .

A justices' clerk has power to grant or refuse an application for transfer.

He says that there are conservation reasons for not granting this application .

The application accompanied by such certificate will then be referred to the district judge, exparte, who may grant the application.

If leave is granted the draft application on form 10 is treated as a formal application for a s8 order.

Morritt J. refused the application for leave to inspect but Hoffmann J. granted the application to set aside the registrar's order.

approval

Quality Assurer Quality Assurer privilege allows you to grant or deny approval to packages using option 1.5.3.

This parameter is only used by the routine if the package is being granted approval .

asylum

At the same time, though, it has carefully refrained from protesting at the decision to grant the boy asylum .

The Korbel family was granted political asylum in the United States in 1948, at a time when Albright was 11.

They will grant you asylum , Mikhail - in exchange for your aircraft and your knowledge of it.

Her parents were granted political asylum in the United States in 1948 following a Communist coup in Czechoslovakia.

Refugees granted asylum or allowed to stay made up a small proportion-just over 10,000 in 1999.

About 17, 500 people were granted asylum , out of 154, 000 asylum applications filed.

Her husband was granted political asylum in the United States in 1996.

audience

An elderly woman threatened to kill herself unless she was granted a brief audience .

And you took too much for granted by assuming your audience was familiar with sponges.

Why should he suddenly grant you an audience ?

The delegates had to return without the satisfaction of having been granted an audience .

At the end of the conference the participants were granted an audience with the Pope.

authority

Developments of this sort can not be carried out without planning permission granted by local planning authority .

But free speech is taken for granted , and authorities have traditionally practiced minimum government.

Other Acts of Parliament merely grant local authorities powers, which they may choose whether or not to use.

Congress granted the Interior Department authority to raise the fees earlier this year under a three-year program that expires in 1999.

In 1972 eleven colleges were granted delegated authority for MPhil registrations.

Included in the measure are provisions to restrict federal appeals by death-row inmates and to grant police wider authority for wiretaps.

bail

Elaine Steele, 31, of Workington, Cumbria, was granted conditional bail until Friday.

Brennan and Carlin were granted bail on condition that they keep away from witnesses and Nolan was granted unconditional bail.

Dennis, of Braithwell, South Yorkshire, was granted unconditional bail until his next appearance on December 2.

Meantime, all 5 defendants have been granted bail until April 27.

The police believe magistrates are under pressure to grant bail , even when officers advise them it could be dangerous.

Read in studio A magistrate who granted bail to a man who then committed murder has resigned.

Read in studio A man accused of murder has been granted bail by magistrates.

charter

A century later in 1890 Ossett was granted its Borough Charter .

But we have largely forgotten why we grant these charters .

Henry 1 granted the charter for the fairs to the Augustinian canons at Nostell Priory in 1100.

concession

Producers of commercials resisted, but granted some concessions to end the strike.

Governments have frequently made matters worse by granting concessions to cattle ranchers on terms that have created incentives for reckless exploitation.

Milosevic has granted piecemeal concessions while sowing the kind of confusion that he has used in the past to stymie opponents.

consent

According to my religion, I could, so long as my wife grants her consent .

A number of acts of development are granted consent by two Statutory Instruments issued under the 1971 Act.

court

Of course, the court may still grant a disgorgement order merely where it is satisfied that an investor has been adversely affected.

The owner was yesterday due to appeal against a county court decision granting possession to Darlington Borough Council.

The appeal court granted permission last December for those points to be argued on appeal.

In this respect the situation is very similar to that which obtains when a court grants an exparte injunction.

It will give prosecution lawyers a right to appeal against a court decision to grant bail.

In the family proceedings court leave may be granted by a clerk.

credit

These documents were later issued to bankers who are granting medium-term credit facilities to the authorities.

Though many nonprofits own buildings and property, McCarthy said banks are reluctant to grant lines of credit to them.

Sales may also be lost because the aggressive firm is more selective in granting credit than its competitors.

First, the firm must establish the terms under which credit will be granted and to whom credit will be offered.

decision

Decision 23 yes decision Permission is granted .

Wade decision granted women the right to have abortions.

At the same time, though, it has carefully refrained from protesting at the decision to grant the boy asylum.

In her mind, the reengineering decision granted her a well-deserved promotion and greater span of control.

A final decision whether to grant an entertainment licence will be taken in March.

The owner was yesterday due to appeal against a county court decision granting possession to Darlington Borough Council.

It will give prosecution lawyers a right to appeal against a court decision to grant bail.

The central mistake was the Department's decision to grant Barlow Clowes an investment licence in 1985.

exemption

Similarly, franchise agreements are granted block exemption under Regulation 4087/88.

Graduates have also been granted exemptions by the professional bodies in personnel, marketing, banking and insurance.

It has delegated authority under the Consolidated Regulations to grant such exemptions .

Each individual is granted allowances or exemptions that reduce the total amount of income liable to tax.

The Commission can grant an exemption retroactively from the date of notification.

government

The owners wanted rent, and the government , after granting residence permits, stopped paying.

We do not have a government prepared to grant entitlement to truth and history to its impoverished population.

With time, the government grants a DeFacto recognition by installing running water, electricity, and by paving the roads.

It did both under its previous government-granted monopoly.

I felt unhappy and critical once more at the decision of Mr Attlee and his government to grant independence without further effort.

The monkeys are quarantined for 45 days, then inspected for general health before government export licenses are granted .

It had government grants to dispense, and scientific leadership to undertake.

In such cases, governments can grant a private monopoly and regulate its prices, or they can create a public monopoly.

immunity

Police actions are frequently directed by ruling politicians and the government controls the legislation which grants the army immunity .

Huang has refused to testify unless granted partial immunity from prosecution.

He also announced that parliament would be asked to grant Sassou-Nguesso immunity from prosecution for his actions during his term of office.

Although lawyers are still negotiating, it is unlikely the committee will grant such immunity to Huang.

Another 30 people were granted immunity from prosecution.

Similarly, some justices bristled at the idea of using the Constitution to grant presidential immunity from civil suits.

Those in history who have died heroic deaths, no matter for what cause, have usually been granted immunity from criticism.

Last week, prosecutors said they would grant Mrs Moon immunity from prosecution in order to force her to testify.

injunction

Alternatively, they are matters together with those specifically mentioned below which would influence me against granting an injunction .

A judge this week granted Nogales-Talley a preliminary injunction , prohibiting the district from demoting her to classroom teacher.

Sargant, J. granted the injunction , even though in doing so it would involve considerable hardship on the part of the Council.

Courts may grant injunctions to stop defamatory publications which would prejudice pending criminal trials.

In this respect the situation is very similar to that which obtains when a court grants an exparte injunction .

Judge Beach disagreed and refused to grant an injunction .

Turning to the balance of convenience, he was in no doubt that the balance lay in favour of granting an interlocutory injunction .

interview

He had granted me a job interview .

Kendall keeps a low profile, refusing to grant on-the-record interviews with the news media.

With his usual courtesy and willingness to be of assistance he had granted several exclusive interviews on the spot.

She has never granted a formal interview during her reign, which began in 1952 after the death of her father.

Lake is not granting interviews as he prepares for his confirmation hearings.

Once an energetic and loquacious politician, he now makes few trips, rarely grants interviews and reads speeches from texts.

He would not grant requests for an interview .

judge

Christou now appeals by leave of the full court after refusal by the single judge and we have granted leave to Wright.

The judge has not yet granted class-action status.

The judge granted her an injunction.

The judge , in granting separate trials, ruled that Nichols' statements incriminated McVeigh.

A judge this week granted Nogales-Talley a preliminary injunction, prohibiting the district from demoting her to classroom teacher.

Within a day, a county judge granted a restraining order barring enforcement of the new law.

lease

Where the County Court grants a new lease to the tenant it may do so for a period not exceeding 14 years.

It had the power to grant building leases and fix ground rents.

So the course which was widely adopted was not to sell up entirely but to grant leases of land wanted for development.

leave

I hereby confirm that your request for 5 days paternity leave has been granted .

If leave is granted the draft application on form 10 is treated as a formal application for a s8 order.

I at once applied for leave , which was granted , and set off for Edinburgh on the overnight train.

In the family proceedings court leave may be granted by a clerk.

If leave is granted , the applicant will not have to file a fresh application for the substantive order sought.

There is no question of leave being granted for a second appeal.

licence

Once the customer decides to buy the software, Hewlett provides a password over the phone granting a permanent licence .

Instead, Barlow Clowes was granted a licence .

If permission is granted for an entertainment licence , the promoters hope to start shows there within the next few months.

For example, an owner of land could grant a licence to cut and remove standing timber.

A final decision whether to grant an entertainment licence will be taken in March.

Isotron of Swindon was granted the first irradiation licence to preserve food.

He took out a permit; then, mustering a few owners, he was granted a licence to train at Compton.

They granted one such licence for waste paper baskets.

loan

Companies hit by labour disputes were to be granted emergency loans and allowed to postpone tax repayments for up to nine months.

Besides scoring consumers, Fair, Isaac pioneered using the same techniques to grant loans to businesses.

She became an independent student and financed herself through two scholarships, an equal opportunities grant and a state loan .

When a customer is granted a loan by his bank, the sum of money lent is added to his account.

The next question is whether such action is taken in relation to the grant or refusal to grant a further loan .

The business lobby has been squealing for everything from accelerated depreciation allowances to a Business Development Board to grant cheap loans .

The bank does this by granting new loans amounting to £18,000.

option

In any 10-year period managers should only be granted options on shares worth up to four times their annual earnings.

The Chancellor will also announce a set of more generous tax breaks for companies granting share options .

In such circumstances, however, it is unlikely that the landlord would be prepared to grant an option to renew.

order

In granting the county court order , Judge Geoffrey Vos said the families' affidavits showed they feared for their children.

Thou art the third light granted to the order of my beloved Francis.

Of course, the court may still grant a disgorgement order merely where it is satisfied that an investor has been adversely affected.

Within a day, a county judge granted a restraining order barring enforcement of the new law.

In December 1991 the local authority was granted emergency protection orders in respect of both boys and placed them with foster parents.

Where damages are clearly not an adequate remedy, an order for specific performance may be granted .

A judge at Leeds has already granted an interim order so that she can stay with her foster parents.

pardon

He was granted a partial pardon by President Jacques Chirac in 1996 and was finally released in September 1998.

The former president has denied granting any pardons or commutations for any reason other than the merits.

In spite of the negative stand of Carnogursky, Schuster can decide to grant the pardon .

Prosecutors are trying to determine whether Clinton was bribed to grant the pardon .

But he has now refused either to grant the long-expected pardon or refer the case back to the Court of Appeal.

Francis of Assisi wrote: Where there is injury, let me grant pardon .

After Mortimer's condemnation Edward granted pardon and restitution to the families which had suffered at his hands in 1329 and 1330.

The mistress, political fundraiser Linda Jones, was granted a pardon , too.

patent

But if an application is made to patent a computer-controlled furnace it may well succeed and be granted a patent.

They were granted the first patent on the airplane in 1906.

The United States patent and trademark office has granted three patents to RiceTec of Texas.

permission

They granted themselves permission for Stonecross offices which was against the local plan, he said.

Also, Saints owner Thomas Benson has said he would not grant any other team permission to talk to Mora.

They live on state benefits in London, and were granted permission to stay until 2002.

Sandi squirmed at her seat, unwilling to go, unless she could be granted a smiling permission .

The Corporation of London granted planning permission for the scheme in July.

Gwynedd County Council yesterday voted by 35 to 19 to grant the firm temporary permission for Sunday working at its tarmacadam plant.

On 28 February Cork County Council was to meet to decide whether to grant planning permission .

Meanwhile, Meaulnes has seen and fallen in love with a beautiful woman, who grants him permission to return one day.

planning

There is no question but that they granted planning permission for Killingholme.

To enable them to fulfil these tasks UDCs have been granted extensive financial, planning and land acquisition powers.

Some three months later An Bord Pleanala granted planning permission for the dump, subject to 18 conditions.

Council must take the guidelines into account when deciding whether to grant planning permission for new developments.

On 28 February Cork County Council was to meet to decide whether to grant planning permission.

For example, planning authorities may grant planning permission unconditionally or subject to such conditions as they think fit.

Developments of this sort can not be carried out without planning permission granted by local planning authority.

In addition to the General Development Order, it is possible for Parliament itself to grant specific planning permission.

power

To delegate power and to grant independence are two very different things.

All the added power to be granted county government by this charter proposal will accrue to an unelected staff.

If a person died intestate the court had power to grant letters of administration of his estate to executors.

Its powers are granted by them, and are to be exercised directly on them, and for their benefit.

A justices' clerk has power to grant or refuse an application for transfer.

The House is no longer a power outside, granting favors or withholding them.

This strengthens the case for powers to be granted to the United Nations to deal with such conflicts.

Also, their power to grant or withhold benefits provides them with considerable leverage over clients.

privilege

Women too suffered the same fate unless granted the privilege of the sword.

In return, major donors were granted various privileges , depending on how much they had given.

If you can't see whether an obligation has been met, you can't readily grant a privilege .

Young people are keen to be granted the privileges of being adult, while parents major on the responsibilities involved.

This theory treats the company as an artificial entity whose separate legal personality is granted as a privilege by the state.

relief

I am therefore prepared to grant the relief sought by Glasgow and will hear counsel as to the exact terms of the declarations.

In either case this Court does not have authority to grant the requested relief .

The applicant sought judicial review of that decision, and the Divisional Court granted him relief in the form of a declaration.

Of those, only a fraction are granted relief .

The jurisdiction to grant relief for breach of covenant other than to pay rent is discretionary, and may be given on terms.

Where leave was given, it was not uncommon to find on investigation that there were no grounds for granting any relief .

request

The court will either grant the request on written application or fix a date for hearing.

Of the physicians who had granted such requests , a majority said they had done so three times or fewer.

Grudgingly, he would grant all requests soas to cease the torture inflicted on his friends.

He would not grant requests for an interview.

I ask you, Mr. Speaker, to grant my request to allow the House to consider this serious matter.

She also persuaded Wotan to grant the request of King Rerir and his wife for a child.

The 49-days' grace, backdated to Monday, was granted after a request by the firm's solicitors.

The United States granted her request to become a political refugee.

right

Any proposals to grant rights to the Tamils have to get the prior approval of Buddhist monks.

Persimmon was granted exclusive rights to negotiate a purchase of the unit for an unspecified period, Trafalgar said.

Neither the 2,000 Bari or the 6,000 Yukpa have been granted full land rights .

He and the mayor asked Marriott to grant the city the right of first refusal.

None of the defendants was granted the right of appeal.

state

He also agreed to grant to the state land at Tatoi as payment for the remainder of his debt.

He said that as president, he has granted 61 waivers to states seeking to experiment with reform efforts.

She became an independent student and financed herself through two scholarships, an equal opportunities grant and a state loan.

status

It hopes to be granted official city status this year.

The judge has not yet granted class-action status .

Following an agreement with the St Lucian government, electronic equipment and chandlery have been granted duty-free status .

I would be on trial for the first year, and if I did okay, I would be granted regular status .

I was fortunate to be granted full refugee status in under a year, this entitled me to bring my family here.

Again, the Orphics were among the first to raise the question of evil and to grant it mythological status .

In the following year the Institute was granted Technical College status .

Mr. Young How many of the boat people have been granted refugee status ?

wish

Well, if the Oxford manager was granted any more wishes , then he'd want a change a fortune.

But until she is dead I will not grant your wish .

If he could ever be granted one wish in his life, he knew exactly what it would be.

The fisherman trudged to the sea once more, spoke, and the flounder granted the wish .

He has a private jet and a team of flunkies ready to grant every wish .

The Make-A-\#Wish Foundation says it will re-evaluate its criteria for granting wishes.

At last, slowly, victoriously, his eyes never leaving hers, he granted her wish .

■ VERB

decide

In spite of the negative stand of Carnogursky, Schuster can decide to grant the pardon.

The drug maker said Congress decided not to grant generic drug makers the right to market their products during the transition.

I have therefore decided to grant the application.

Council must take the guidelines into account when deciding whether to grant planning permission for new developments.

On 28 February Cork County Council was to meet to decide whether to grant planning permission.

Consequently, I have decided , in granting the application, that the start-up date will be April 1993.

refuse

But he has now refused either to grant the long-expected pardon or refer the case back to the Court of Appeal.

Huang has refused to testify unless granted partial immunity from prosecution.

The Good Parliament had refused to grant a subsidy, and accordingly another parliament was summoned for January 1377.

Kendall keeps a low profile, refusing to grant on-the-record interviews with the news media.

The discretion of the licensing board to refuse to grant a seamen's canteen licence is limited by this section.

But the House, in a party line vote, Tuesday refused to grant the extension.

But the idea has been nipped in the bud by the local council, which has refused to grant a music licence.

take

The rate of change in media will continue at this pace for some years and we can take nothing for granted .

But free speech is taken for granted , and authorities have traditionally practiced minimum government.

It was republicans who argued their case, not those who took monarchy for granted .

He seemed to take the place for granted , but I found it all vaguely unsettling.

That seemed to me to be taken for granted and perfectly possible.

But he took nothing for granted and left little to chance.

Our consumer society demands these, yet takes them for granted .

To be working with such great material and people that I love is something I do not want to take for granted .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

I am pleased to inform you that your request for housing benefit has been granted.

The authorities have refused to grant him a visa to visit the US.

The company's application to build a billion dollar leisure complex has been granted by city hall.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Devlin also alleges that Parker allowed Scott Supply some leeway normally not granted to ordinary bidders.

Haberdashers and provision merchants were to be granted a few houses.

McCord, now 23, was granted clemency last week after U. S. Rep.

Naked emotion grants the work an uneasy power - but at times it feels like special pleading.

Politicians have perceived little gain in granting petitions for something that offends the sensibilities of a significant number of the heterosexual majority.

The doctors had their salaries increased by 50 percent, while the teachers were granted a 20 percent rise.

These orders, valid into the next century, carried few conditions when granted and would not meet current environmental regulations.

Titles can be conferred and estates granted.

II. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

annual

Each recognised group receives an annual grant and is responsible for its own accounts.

Contact will be made with her. 2 Mr. Lightheart will be consulted about possible uses for the annual grant .

Would it not be possible to give them an annual grant to spend on projects they approve?

capital

If a project is going to generate high income, then the capital grant will be smaller, and vice versa.

Part of these totals will include a figure for capital grants made by central government for a specific purpose or project.

Other measures include a special needs capital grant to be aimed at projects provided by voluntary organisations and private sector care providers.

central

It is relatively straight forward to consider the impact of any form of central government grant .

The Urban Development Corporations and the wide range of central government grants have helped to regenerate many of our inner city areas.

She/he may withhold the central grant to any force deemed inefficient by the Home Office Inspectorate.

In the 1990s over 75 percent of local spending will, in effect, be funded through central government grant .

A central government grant will continue to be paid to local authorities.

This effectively increased the share of central grants to about three-quarters of councils' income.

Moreover, the growing dependence of local government on central grants that so concerned the Layfield Committee has been reversed.

Reductions in levels of central government grant did not mean that councils had lost control of their spending.

direct

The trusts stand to lose direct grants from the councils.

Alongside this influence on others the chief steward could also make direct grants .

William Hugh Puddephat was born in 1945 in London, and attended a direct grant school.

What is not required is the traditional form of arts subsidy: the direct grant to an individual or a group.

discretionary

Funding themselves through training remains a problem for many students, given the virtual demise of discretionary grants .

In the sixth year they would have to seek discretionary grants .

The Minister may also refer to the discretionary grants from local education authorities.

Twenty-five percent of the funds would go for discretionary grants , with the protected communities also having access to this money.

Those without a formula entitlement, both inside and outside metropolitan areas, would have to rely on discretionary grants .

federal

On homelessness, he boasted about a multimillion-dollar federal grant Rep.

The proposal was approved and the program was given a $ 50, 000 Eisenhower federal grant for six months.

Last September, they cut off our federal grant .

The term refers to the idea that federal grants should be concentrated on areas or groups presumed to have the greatest need.

Funding for this program, undertaken with a federal grant , now depends precariously on state support.

Student loans continue to balloon as federal grants and aid have failed to keep pace with college costs.

These revenue shortfalls at the state and local levels are largely filled by Federal transfers or grants .

The project is being paid for through a combination of airport revenues, bond money and federal grants .

large

The position of the dominant stratum, the feudal nobility, was based on large grants of land from the king.

I am a practitioner, and I do have large grants in this field.

The reason was that the latter had been given, once and for all, a large grant of power in a defined sector.

The Royal Lyceum in Edinburgh, I believe, had a recent £200,000 deficit, but has been awarded a larger grant .

small

By 1833 they had persuaded the government to provide a small grant towards this work.

He cajoled a small grant from the government, and set out to change the way the world worked.

In addition, five smaller grants were received for studies by individual members of staff, totalling £9,500.

The remaining 7 percent came from some small grants for water and sewer projects and open space development.

With a small government grant and money from appeals, it aims to be the salvation of churches like this.

Bankrolled by a few small grants , a handful of Tucsonans hooked up a 1-800 number to see if anyone would call.

A small number of grants is available, or students may seek secondment by their employers.

specific

Positive financial incentives in the form of specific grants from a specially established Department of Health Fund would certainly help.

Assume, for example, that the local authority receives a lump-sum specific grant .

The bill mentions the amounts of the specific grants estimated to be received by the local authorities in your area.

Statutory agencies can encourage the establishment of local ethnically focused voluntary organizations by targeting specific grant aid.

In recent years, we have established the capital loans fund and introduced the mental illness specific grant .

The new scheme will allow specific grants up to the full cost of the work.

The police account for over a third of these specific grants .

A lump-sum specific grant would change the budget line to 145.

■ NOUN

aid

The issues are revenue grant aid and the acquisition of new office accommodation.

He is looking into the possibility of grant aid and members will be informed when firm progress has been made.

However a letter giving the details of grant aid for 1988 was not available for us until Easter.

Work eligible for grant aid includes environmental improvements, landscaping, additional facilities and bilingual signs.

Three schemes next to and at Stockton Station will receive grant aid .

application

It is hoped also that a revised grant application form will be available for distribution before the meeting.

It is for this reason that the proposal writer follows with care the grant application guidelines for writing the proposal.

In fact St Andrew's House will act as a kind of brokerage for grant applications .

Finally the two women refused to fill out any more grant applications with him in coffee shops and on the street.

Together they wrote a short grant application , which Hayling pushed through the committees.

Some grantors may have geographical qualifications, restricting requests for grant applications to a given city, or state or regional district.

I prepared the grant application to the National Institutes of Health.

And time was set aside for dealing with dance photographers, festival promoters, grant applications and auditions.

block

Arts and Sports Councils established under Acts of Parliament and funded by block grant offer a further instance.

Governors tried unsuccessfully last year to persuade Congress to convert Medicaid into a block grant , as Congress did on welfare.

More fundamentally, in the early 1980s a new system of local-government support was introduced - the block grant .

Thus by the sixth year about half of all the block grant money would be distributed on a discretionary basis.

One aspect of the block grant other than program decisions and performance audits would require HUD-local interaction.

Such geographic constraints were initially absent from the block grant program.

The federal government will give California a $ 3. 7 billion block grant for welfare under the new federal law.

The meeting was complete with a slide show prepared by the National League of Cities that explained the block grant program.

land

Brampton's land grant of 1480 describes Isabel Peche as his late wife.

The railroad land grants were a gift the size of California plus the major part of Montana.

Not all of the conditions of these land grants were fulfilled, but the companies still secured almost 140 million acres.

Most western towns were created by the railroad land grant companies.

More than £1m of derelict land grant has been spent on reclaiming the site of the former Bromborough power station.

Most had funds remaining from their Land grant .

The bridge at Yeald Brow was only refurbished last year with money obtained through a derelict land grant .

research

The results will determine next year's research grant .

scheme

Will a new grant scheme be introduced to encourage the building of private sidings or intermodal terminals?

That includes more than £150,000 to projects supervising offenders through the young adult offenders grant scheme .

More than £75 million will be made available over the three years from the commission's woodland grant scheme to help private planting.

Under existing grants schemes , the DoI contributes between 33 and 50 percent of the cost of individual research projects.

The research will include an analysis of policy instruments and an examination of available information on the take-up of grant schemes .

There is the regional enterprise grant scheme for very small businesses and consultancy support for firms under the enterprise initiative.

None the less I am pleased that I did so and grateful to the SOED-sponsored grant scheme for assistance.

Gilly Johnson finds out how to take advantage of new grant schemes .

support

We have increased housing support grant so that all local authorities that incur a deficit in running a hostel will qualify for grant.

We are now talking about a rate support grant of about 42 percent. - considerably lower.

Central government money comes in the form of the rate support grant .

What has happened to the statements that we expected on revenue support grant ?

I am one of those who believe that the revenue support grant makes the Schleswig-Holstein question a model of clarity.

Another change in local government finance is that the rate support grant has been replaced by the revenue support grant.

The allocation of the rate support grant took account of both variations in need and variations in resources among local authorities.

■ VERB

apply

He applied for a grant of land and this was sold to him for a nominal sum.

Sniffen said he has applied for other grants but has come up empty.

We applied for a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund on the basis that its support alone could save the church.

Back in November, the state allowed cities that host major-league teams to apply for special grants for improvements to keep them.

We applied for grants from a number of grant-giving bodies.

Institutions can only apply for one grant per year.

Project staff will help you to apply for the available grants and carry out practical work.

By summer 1990, 44 schools had successfully applied for grant maintained status.

fund

Arts and Sports Councils established under Acts of Parliament and funded by block grant offer a further instance.

In the 1990s over 75 percent of local spending will, in effect, be funded through central government grant .

There is concern among Republicans that the groups being funded by the grants will be antagonistic to the new administration.

They then qualify for £50,000 capital funding and extra grants worth £123 per pupil from the Government.

The research is being funded by a three-year grant from the Lilly Endowment of Indianapolis.

give

He said it was probable the school would be given grant maintained status by January next year.

She was ready to give a grant for the School.

However, it is mandatory for all authorities to give grants for basic improvements such as installing a toilet, bath or sink.

It also would give states block grants to run the program and let them set many of the rules.

It is cheaper in that it costs less to give one grant to a large unit than ten grants to small units.

It gives matching grants to help companies get federal funds and assists them in finding venture capital.

Hampshire County Council gave a grant of £1,500 and the city council of £4,900.

However a letter giving the details of grant aid for 1988 was not available for us until Easter.

help

So the Government has made the valleys a Special Development Area where grants are made to help to start new industries.

The states would get grant to help these working families buy coverage.

They are grants intended to help you meet the cost of extra fuel used in very cold weather.

It gives matching grants to help companies get federal funds and assists them in finding venture capital.

The Urban Development Corporations and the wide range of central government grants have helped to regenerate many of our inner city areas.

The grants aim to help people live in the community as independently as possible.

More than £75 million will be made available over the three years from the commission's woodland grant scheme to help private planting.

Other grants are offered to help farmers produce the most suitable products.

increase

We have increased housing support grant so that all local authorities that incur a deficit in running a hostel will qualify for grant.

make

In its 10-year history, the London Marathon has made grants of almost £900,000 for recreational facilities in the capital.

Alongside this influence on others the chief steward could also make direct grants .

In addition, he had the right to make grants at farm, although again the extent of the right is unknown.

It looks as though Cnut was already mortally ill when he made this grant .

Barclays Bank is making the grant over a three-year period to encourage independent companies.

Maxwell suggested that the government might be prepared to make a grant equal to the amount collected by the refugee organisations.

This was made possible by grants from several foundations.

obtain

There are around 180 repair schemes to help older people obtain grants or loans for repair and improvement work.

I hope this station obtains the grant for refurbishment, to be followed by Aberystwyth, Welshpool and then, who knows?

Parish nature trails were also mentioned and Miss Bellamy said that it was possible to obtain grants towards producing leaflets.

Clearance is encouraged by a credit system under which farmers obtain grants for tree-felling on unclaimed land.

offer

They were also offering lower grants for Premia 1 and 2.

Gates recognized this need and will offer training grants as well as funds for machines and software.

Edgar was offered a grant for six months; after that he was on his own.

The couple have been offered a decoration grant of £210, hardly enough, they say to turn it into a home.

This is an interesting plan and I am delighted that my Department has been able to offer a grant to help it.

Farmers are being offered up to £300 in grants to save 100 metres of hedgerow.

pay

I understand this is paid by grant .

On Tuesday, Kansas became the first state to furlough state employees, paid through federal grants , who process unemployment claims.

The Whitehill finance committee agreed to suggest an arrangement with Selborne Parish Council to pay grants on alternate years.

Pilkingtons pays a grant of £50 for any child attending school full-time.

provide

These awards cover the payment of tuition fees only and do not provide a maintenance grant .

The governors supported turning over the Medicaid program to the states, with federal funds provided in block grants .

Then industry and farming can be benefitted by providing grants and machinery etc.

The coverage of the scheme was widened further and new incentives were provided including a rehousing grant .

By 1833 they had persuaded the government to provide a small grant towards this work.

Mr Kennedy said there was no legal requirement on the council to carry out sound-proofing work or provide grants .

The Foundation provided a grant for the installation of mobile shelving and the room was officially opened in 1989.

receive

He was made constable of Bristol Castle in August 1307 and began to receive numerous royal grants .

This allows it to receive government grants without exposing the chamber to conflict-of-interest or open-meeting laws.

Managers also receive a removal grant of £1290 and other staff receive £1135.

The 13 districts receiving grants this year are Coronado Unified School District.

Students receiving grants from other authorities receive £125 in the grant to cover travel costs.

Recipients were told simply that they were receiving an anonymous grant .

win

Finally, make use of other professionals in your field who have successfully won grants .

Last year, he won a Guggenheim grant .

Much of the material written about proposal writing is devoted and dedicated to helping researchers win money grants .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

He was awarded a $25,000 grant by the Rockefeller Foundation, which enabled him to finish the work.

Jen was up all night writing her grant proposal.

Most regions in Spain and Portugal qualify for sizeable development grants from the EU.

Our role is to decide how the block grant should be allocated.

Research grants are plentiful in science and engineering subjects, but much harder to get in the humanities.

Researchers at the University of San Francisco will receive a $6.7 million federal grant for research on ovarian cancer.

She received a grant of £20,000 from the Arts Council to set up the Centre.

The building was converted into flats with the aid of an urban development grant .

The medical school has received a grant for cancer research.

These grants will help communities address the problems faced by young people.

To apply for a loan or grant , call 1-800-323-4140.

We're applying for a grant of £500 for equipment.

Will I get a grant , even though both my parents are earning?

Without a student grant , I'd never even have gone into higher education.

You can get a grant from the council to pay for the repairs.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Both authors detect a slowing-down ill the creation of offices and the grant of new titles by about 1670.

It was also aware that a further renewal of the Carnegie Trust's grant was extremely unlikely.

Some cost savings may be offset against this total, such as money received from grants and savings made on rent and rates.

Stonewall, the gay lobby group, has been given a £ 900,000 lottery grant for a project to combat homophobia.

This writer has contributed directly to two such grants, one won and one lost.

Twenty-five percent of the funds would go for discretionary grants, with the protected communities also having access to this money.

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