[ fuhnd-rey-zing ]
/ ˈfʌndˌreɪ zɪŋ /
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the act or process of raising funds, as for nonprofit organizations or for a political cause.
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Origin of fund-raising
First recorded in 1935–40
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How to use fund-raising in a sentence
The FBI raided his home in 2000 with an affidavit questioning his use of $200,000 from his white supremacist fundraising.The Price of Steve Scalise’s Silence|Jason Berry|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And their fundraising collapsed by 50 percent from the previous year.‘Only God’ Can Stop Gay Marriage|Tim Mak|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Huckabee will also need to establish a reliable fundraising base, something that up until now has proved to be elusive.Can Huckabee Convert the GOP’s Moneymen?|Lloyd Green|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It covers kindergarten through 8th grade and has $3,825 annual tuition, but fundraising allows many to get $1,500 in tuition aid.Freedom From Fear for Dreamer Kids|Mike Barnicle|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Democrats set out to woo a national network of extremely wealthy donors who could support the new breakneck fundraising pace.Time is Money: How to Fix Outrageous Political Spending|Jim Arkedis|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
About that time some thought was being given to having four fundraising dinners.Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy