An entity which exists to support a charitable institution, and which is funded by an endowment or donations.
A donation or legacy appropriated to support a charitable institution, and constituting a permanent fund; endowment.
That which is founded, or established by endowment; an endowed institution or charity; as, the Ford Foundation.
A nongovernmental, nonprofit organization with funds (usually from a single source, such as an individual, family, or corporation) and program managed by its own trustees or directors. The funds are established to maintain or aid social, educational, or other charitable activities serving the common welfare. "Private foundation" also means an organization that is tax-exempt under Code Section 501(c)(3) and is classified by the IRS as a private foundation as defined in the code.
A real-time multiplayer game of interstellar conquest. Hardware support for OpenGL is recommended
Foundation is a real-time multi-player space conquest game. OpenGL hardware support is recommended. Goals include researching new technology, colonizing distant planets, and fighting intense 3D fleet battles for survival.
That upon which anything is founded; that on which anything stands, and by which it is supported; the lowest and supporting layer of a superstructure; groundwork; basis.
The lowest and supporting part or member of a wall, including the base course (see Base course (a), under Base, n.) and footing courses; in a frame house, the whole substructure of masonry.
The backing of the rug composed of the warp and weft strings. It is made of cotton, wool or silk.
The weave of warp and weft threads of a pile rug.
The basic structural components of handmade rugs, which consist of warps and wefts.
The combination of warps and wefts in the body of an area rug.
If a game has a foundation, the game is usually won by placing all the cards in the foundation pile(s).
In solitaire, a starting card on which other specific cards are played.
A type of pile. This is the ultimate destination for cards in many games. Usually the foundations are empty at the start of a game, but in some games they may begin with a starter card.
A kind of pile. The goal of many solitaire games is to eventually move all the cards onto the foundation piles. Usually the foundations are empty at the start of a game, but in some games they may begin with a starter card.
The act of founding, fixing, establishing, or beginning to erect.
an established international organization that has recognized thousands of women and men for helping women reach their full leadership potential
pertaining to the establishment of cathedrals: about half of the medieval cathedrals were monastic, and half were secular. There are nine Old Foundation secular cathedrals in England, including Lichfield. With the dissolution of the monasteries during the Reformation the monks in monastic cathedrals were replaced by secular clergy and were given a new constitution by Henry VIII. Those cathedrals are known as cathedrals of the New Foundation, but cathedrals which had always had secular clergy retained their old constitutions with deans and canons, and are known as cathedrals of the Old Foundation
An organisation that tried to replace the Council of Three after Dissolution. See The Foundation.
education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge; "he lacks the foundation necessary for advanced study"; "a good grounding in mathematics"
preliminary, general or specific course of study that forms the basis of subsequent education; frequently offered as a qualifying year for candidates who require skills/knowledge upgrading for entry into a desired degree program
The Educational Foundation, EF
means the amount of money on a per pupil basis established by the state as the minimum necessary to provide an adequate education for an average student.
a bank account that generates grant money from interest
an orderly mechanism for giving that intervenes between the donor and potential recipients
School Formerly a 'Grant Maintained' school. Three Somerset Foundation Schools are now maintained and funded by the LEA.
Foundations in Australia are categorised as those established by an individual, often by bequest; administered by trustees who distribute annual grants based on donor's priorities; grants can be limited to particular geographic or interest areas. (Philanthropy Australia www.philanthropy.org.au.)
a body corporate and an agent of Her Majesty in right of the Province
a corporation consisting of the board of trustees
a hybrid between a Trust and a Corporation
an independent corporation whose board of trustees continues to govern the accounts and funds it holds
a distinct legal entity (unlike a trust) but without member shareholders (unlike a company)
a legal entity in its own right and it owns the assets transferred to it
an entity that is different from any other legal entity in that it does not have owners (shareholders, participants, or partners), and traditionally has a specific purpose for the benefit of a general group of individuals
a similar entity to a corporation, but is often set up as a way to make transfer of property and assets easier
a leader in road safety campaigning and research, working with a global network of partners
a national sponsor of the March of Dimes Prematurity Campaign, a multi-year campaign to raise public awareness, reduce rates of preterm birth and increase research to learn more about the causes of prematurity
the rationale for the attributes and domains covered by the teacher evaluation. Foundations can include teacher duties and professional responsibilities, research on teaching, governmental policies, professional expertise, and theories of teaching and learning. Through descriptive or prescriptive analysis, foundations become the basis upon which the domains to be covered by the evaluation are determined and the elements, indicators, and descriptors are identified. This approach will help ensure that the criteria reflect the school's and district's missions and policies. See Criterion, Model.
Foundation for Research, Science & Technology.
a place where a Veterinarian can submit an x-ray of the dog's hips for evaluation and determination of their condition
a sponsor of an important study being conducted at MIT, Harvard and in consortium with many other research facilities into the genetics of osteosarcoma in large breed dogs
refers to the ancestor cat from which the breed is derived. The Serval is the foundation cat for the Savannah cat.
refers to the ancestor cat from which the breed is derived, in the case of the Bengal, the true and only foundation cat is/are leopard cats. The leopard cat is the only allowable out cross for the Bengal breed.
The ninth frame.
wax coating in the base of a frame. The coating has an imprint of the hexagonal design of the comb to encourage bees to build their comb in line with the design.
Thin sheets of beeswax imprinted with a pattern of honey comb. The beekeeper installs these sheets into wooden frames as "starters" for the bees in making uniform combs.
The base that a waterbed sits on.
Cap or other base to which the hair is attached.
The base of a house providing stability and rigidness.
a legitimating, authorizing, justifying, essence-giving platform for truth
a platform for growth
What is to the base and legitimates the definition of an entity of the reality.
an investment in dentistry's future," wrote Dr
an investment in the future
The required subjects in a program that provide the necessary framework for future specialisation or major or and elective subject.