The term "additional funds needed (AFN)" is generally defined as:
A Funds that are obtained automatically from routine business transactions.
B Funds that a firm must raise externally from non-spontaneous sources, i.e., through borrowing or by selling new stock, to support operations.
C The amount of assets required per dollar of sales.
D The amount of internally generated cash in a given year minus the amount of cash needed to acquire the new assets needed to support growth.
E A forecasting approach in which the forecasted percentage of sales for each balance sheet account is held constant.
Response defines additional funds needed (AFN)