Although occasionally still disapproved, providing is as well established as a conjunction as provided is. Provided is more common.
15th century, in the meaning defined above
Middle English, present participle of providen
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“Providing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/providing. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.
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