Medium to longer term borrowing by a non-financial undertaking to meet its operational needs.
- "... the ease with which treasurers have secured debt funding may start to lessen.
- As panellists pointed out, the situation calls to mind the ACT's mantra: fund early, fund often and fund long."
- The Treasurer magazine, December 2018 / January 2019, p13
More generally, the provision or the sources of finance necessary for the continuing operation of an undertaking.
In this context, sources of finance for non-financial organisations would include creditors, bank lenders, bondholders and shareholders.
The provision in advance for future liabilities in a defined benefit pension scheme by the accumulation of assets.
In the banking context, sources of funding include retail customer deposits and equity, as well as wholesale and longer term borrowings.
Banks' funding - very broadly - can be categorised as 'own funds' or 'borrowed funds'.
- Borrowed funds
- Defined benefit pension scheme
- Funding liquidity risk
- Funding management
- Funding ratio
- Funding risk
- Funding stack
- Net Stable Funding Ratio
- Own funds
- Term out