Definition of funding body in English:

funding body

nounPlural funding bodies

  • An organization or department that provides funds for a particular purpose.

    ‘we are grateful to the funding bodies that supported these projects’
    • ‘The ECRM was set up to promote co-operation between national funding bodies and strategic decision-makers.’
    • ‘None of the UK research funding bodies has a strategy for prehospital care research.’
    • ‘In general, the commitment of government funding bodies to the presentation of architecture predominated.’
    • ‘The Arts Council, however, are not the only funding body supporting creativity.’
    • ‘The conclusions do not necessarily reflect the views of the funding body.’
    • ‘Biology and medical researchers at UK universities can now share their research findings with fellow researchers, funding bodies, students, and the public worldwide.’
    • ‘College funding bodies are now less able to cast an independent eye over the allocation of their funds.’
    • ‘Another key problem is the composition of funding body assessment panels.’
    • ‘This approach is more democratic and transparent than the traditional methods used by research funding bodies.’
    • ‘Funding bodies are increasingly uninterested in projects that don't guarantee quality (or profit).’