Googled these two words together, but don't find much. First time heard it.(an ESL student)

Does it mean the grant has already been secured, or has other meaning?

added, File title as "Computer Program Grant Running Meeting Notes"

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    Including the context that you came across it might help. Commented Aug 30, 2022 at 18:23
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    Absent some more context it's gibberish
    – Hot Licks
    Commented Aug 31, 2022 at 0:19
  • @HotLicks It's not, if you've heard of "running notes" Commented Aug 31, 2022 at 20:36
  • @AzorAhai-him-: But this parses as "notes" on a "running meeting", not "running notes"
    – Ben Voigt
    Commented Aug 31, 2022 at 22:06
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    First name: Grant. Last name: Running.
    – MonkeyZeus
    Commented Sep 1, 2022 at 12:20

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"grant running" is not a phrase, you're not parsing it correctly.

The two phrases are "computer program grant" and "running meeting notes".

"Computer program grant" is a grant that supports computer programs.

"Running meeting notes" are meeting notes (i.e. minutes of the meetings) that are being produced continuously. The meetings are still going on, and these are the cumulative notes so far, as opposed to the final minutes when all the meetings are done.

So the entire thing means

Ongoing minutes of the meetings about the computer program grant.

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    It could conceivably also be the phrases "Computer Program Grant Running" and "Meeting Notes". As in, meeting notes about running the grant related to the computer program. However, I do think your parsing is more likely. Commented Aug 31, 2022 at 13:12
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    Running meeting notes could also be notes about a whole series of meetings that are kept in one document, updated after each meeting. Or if your meeting spans several days, it could be updated daily or something. It doesn't need to be continuously, but it should have some variety of multiple updates. Commented Aug 31, 2022 at 14:56
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    @user3067860 That's essentially the same, just a matter of degree.
    – Barmar
    Commented Aug 31, 2022 at 15:07
  • Grant could also be the name of the author of notes about a computer program.
    – WBT
    Commented Sep 1, 2022 at 0:07
  • @WBT it could even be an acronym for the name of the program (regardless of case). I've seen worse
    – Chris H
    Commented Sep 1, 2022 at 7:55

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