grant–in–aid noun \ˌgrant-ən-ˈād\
plural grants–in–aid \ˌgran(t)s-ən-ˈād\
: a grant or subsidy for public funds paid by a central to a local government in aid of a public undertaking
: a grant or subsidy to a school or individual for an educational or artistic project
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