Definitions for "matching funds"
A type of employer contribution to an employee retirement fund in which employee...
The amount donated or contributed toward a project during a specified time period that matches grant funds on a one-to-one basis or according to some other formula. Matching funds may be cash or an in-kind contribution. Matching funds are required under challenge grants.
In presidential campaigns, primary candidates who agree to limit their spending during the primaries to $37 million are eligible for dollar-for-dollar matching funds from the federal government.
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See Cost Sharing.