This is a proposed new standard glossary term. See this post for background on this review track. To comment on the term below either click the blue "Reply" button at the bottom or select a passage of text in the term and click the "Quote" pop-up to create a comment about that section only.
Short Definition: An organisation providing financial support for research activity.
Extended Definition: An organisation providing financial support for research activity. May be governmental, charitable or commercial. Such an organisation determines how funding is allocated for research and may have requirements for how the results of research are published, including open access (OA).
Term Lead: Ellen Cole