Ngo vs. Foundation

Ngo vs. Foundation — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Ngo and Foundation

Ngonoun

an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government

Foundationnoun

The act of founding, especially the establishment of an institution with provisions for future maintenance.

Foundationnoun

(Architecture) A wall or other structure, as of concrete or masonry, usually extending below ground level and forming the base upon which a building rests.

Foundationnoun

Something that gives rise to or supports something else.

Foundationnoun

The act of founding, fixing, establishing, or beginning to erect.

The foundation of his institute has been wrought with difficulty.

Foundationnoun

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; underbuilding.

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Foundationnoun

(figurative) The result of the work to begin something; that which stabilizes and allows an enterprise or system to develop.

Foundationnoun

(card games) In solitaire or patience games, one of the piles of cards that the player attempts to build, usually holding all cards of a suit in ascending order.

Foundationnoun

(architecture) The lowest and supporting part or member of a wall, including the base course and footing courses; in a frame house, the whole substructure of masonry.

The foundations of this construction have been laid out.

Foundationnoun

A donation or legacy appropriated to support a charitable institution, and constituting a permanent fund; endowment.

Foundationnoun

That which is founded, or established by endowment; an endowed institution or charity.

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Foundationnoun

(cosmetics) Cosmetic cream roughly skin-colored, designed to make the face appear uniform in color and texture.

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Foundationnoun

A basis for social bodies or intellectual disciplines.

Foundationnoun

the basis on which something is grounded;

there is little foundation for his objections

Foundationnoun

an institution supported by an endowment

Foundationnoun

the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained;

the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture

Foundationnoun

lowest support of a structure;

it was built on a base of solid rockhe stood at the foot of the tower

Foundationnoun

education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge;

he lacks the foundation necessary for advanced studya good grounding in mathematics

Foundationnoun

a woman's undergarment worn to give shape to the contours of the body

Foundationnoun

the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new;

she looked forward to her initiation as an adultthe foundation of a new scientific societyhe regards the fork as a modern introduction