1 sum of money collected for a particular purpose
▪ appeal ( BrE ), charitable , charity , disaster , relief
The newspaper launched an appeal ~ for victims of the disaster.
▪ contingency , emergency , reserve
▪ hardship ( BrE )
▪ benevolent ( esp. BrE ), campaign , compensation , insurance , investment , memorial , prize , social , trust
It will be a challenge to raise campaign ~s for the election.
a benevolent ~ for retired actors
▪ pension , retirement
▪ equity , hedge , managed , mutual
▪ foreign , offshore
VERB + FUND
▪ create , establish , launch , set up , start
They set up an investment ~ to provide money for their retirement.
▪ administer , manage , run
▪ draw on , raid
They don't want to draw on the ~ unless they have to.
The ~ was invested in a range of state bonds.
FUND + NOUN
▪ holder , investor , manager , provider , trustee
▪ account , management
▪ in a/the ~
There is currently over $200 000 in the ~.
▪ into a/the ~
The money received is paid directly into a pension ~.
2 funds money that is available and can be spent
▪ adequate , sufficient
There are only limited ~s available.
▪ additional , extra
▪ much-needed , vital (both esp. BrE )
▪ federal , government , private , public , state
▪ church , school
▪ lottery ( esp. BrE )
VERB + FUNDS
We have insufficient ~s to pay for the building work.
Most of the ~s are spent on software.
▪ be short of , run out of
We're short of ~s at the moment.
▪ appeal for ( esp. BrE ), solicit ( esp. AmE )
The school is appealing for ~s to invest in new equipment.
▪ boost ( esp. BrE ), borrow , build ( esp. AmE ), build up , collect , generate , get , obtain , raise , receive , secure
▪ allocate , distribute , lend , make available , provide , release
Funds will be made available to ensure the provision of hospital services.
They voted to withhold ~s from any organization which didn't sign the agreement.
▪ deposit , withdraw
Clients can withdraw ~s without any notice.
▪ channel , direct , use
The government is to channel more ~s into local projects.
The ~s are earmarked for the health sector.
▪ embezzle , misappropriate ( esp. BrE ), misuse ( AmE )
▪ ~ for
a charity event to raise ~s for local schools
▪ ~ from
Funds from the event will support the work of the hospice.
▪ access to ~s
The current account offers savers instant access to ~s.
▪ a flow of ~s
the flow of ~s between various economic sectors
▪ a lack of ~s , a shortage of ~s
The project was hampered by lack of ~s.
▪ largely , mainly , primarily
▪ entirely , wholly
The venture is ~ed entirely by its board of directors.
▪ partially , partly
▪ generously , heavily , lavishly , properly , well
fully ~ed day care for our children
▪ inadequately , poorly
▪ centrally , directly
Infrastructure projects are centrally ~ed.
The GDPC is not directly ~ed by the taxpayer.
▪ federally , publicly
▪ externally , independently , privately
a plan jointly ~ed by central and local government
The museum is ~ed solely from voluntary contributions.
VERB + FUND
▪ be used to , help (to)
This money will help to ~ administration costs.
▪ agree to
▪ refuse to
Fund is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ institute , ↑ lottery
Fund is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ campaign , ↑ deficit , ↑ education , ↑ effort , ↑ expansion , ↑ expedition , ↑ expenditure , ↑ initiative , ↑ museum , ↑ pension , ↑ programme , ↑ project , ↑ research , ↑ retirement , ↑ scheme , ↑ study , ↑ venture