or fund·rais·ing

[ fuhnd-rey-zing ]
/ ˈfʌndˌreɪ zɪŋ /


the act or process of raising funds, as for nonprofit organizations or for a political cause.

Origin of fund-raising

First recorded in 1935–40

Definition for fund-raising (2 of 2)


or fund·raise

[ fuhnd-reyz ]
/ ˈfʌndˌreɪz /

verb (used with object), fund-raised, fund-rais·ing.

to collect by fund-raising: The charity needs to fund-raise more than a million dollars.

verb (used without object), fund-raised, fund-rais·ing.

to engage in fund-raising. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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