grant-in-aid: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (grant'in-ād', gränt'-), [key]
— pl. grants-in-aid.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- 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.
- a financial subsidy given to an individual or institution for research, educational, or cultural purposes.