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fund-raising

[fuhnd-rey-zing] /ˈfʌndˌreɪ zɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act or process of raising funds, as for nonprofit organizations or for a political cause.
Also, fundraising.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40

fund-raise

[fuhnd-reyz] /ˈfʌndˌreɪz/
verb (used with object), fund-raised, fund-raising.
1.
to collect by fund-raising:
The charity needs to fund-raise more than a million dollars.
verb (used without object), fund-raised, fund-raising.
2.
to engage in fund-raising.
Also, fundraise.
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Examples from the web for fundraising
  • My present workplace does not have a dementia unit but is in the process of fundraising for the process.
  • They all make great stories, are wonderful for fundraising and scaring small children, but are irrelevant.
  • Projects of this magnitude and fundraising are their business.
  • fundraising will still be important, of course, but not more important than it is now.
  • Along with donations, kids sent in letters about their fundraising efforts at school or in their neighborhoods.
  • For many communities that host the roundups, the festivals serve as key fundraising events for civic service organizations.
  • These runs are also held for the public as educational outreach and fundraising.
  • Experience in strategic planning, program development, and fundraising are preferred.
  • The ideal candidate will be a forward-thinking advancement executive with a compelling record of fundraising and development.
  • The executive director will aid the development of proposals for outside granting agencies and private fundraising.

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