put up the money (for something)(redirected from put money up for)
put up the money (for something)
To provide the necessary funds for something, such as tuition, a business venture, a company, etc. It's a pretty radical idea, Wade, but who on earth is going to put up the money? I heard Mary's father-in-law is putting up the money for her start-up company.
put money up (for something)
to provide the funding for something. The government put the money up for the cost of construction. Who will put up the money for my education?