fund-raising
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1940 the organized activity of raising funds (as for an institution or political cause)

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  • fund-raising — /fund ray zing/ n. the act or process of raising funds, as for nonprofit organizations or for a political cause. Also, fundraising. [1935 40] * * * fundˈ raising noun The raising of money for an organization, project, etc (also adjective) • • •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fund-Raising — Fund|rai|sing, Fund Rai|sing [ fandreɪzɪŋ ], das; [s], s [engl. fund raising, zu: fund raiser, ↑ Fundraiser]: das Beschaffen von Spendengeldern, bes. für wohltätige Zwecke …   Universal-Lexikon

  • fund-raising — fund raiser ► NOUN 1) a person engaged in seeking financial support for an organization or cause. 2) an event held to generate such financial support. DERIVATIVES fund raising noun …   English terms dictionary

  • fund-raising — ● fund raising nom masculin invariable Collecte de fonds au profit d associations humanitaires par envoi massif de publipostage et par publicité …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • fund raising — /ingl. ˌfʌndˈreɪzɪŋ/ loc. s. f. inv. raccolta fondi …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • fund-raising — also fundraising N UNCOUNT Fund raising is the activity of collecting money to support a charity or political campaign or organization. Encourage her to get involved in fund raising for charity …   English dictionary

  • Fund raising — Collecte de fonds La collecte de fonds (ou fundraising) est l art de demander de l argent pour mener à bien un projet ou une organisation (association, parti politique), pour mener à bien son projet social. Une association, par exemple, organise… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • fund-raising — noun Fund raising is used before these nouns: ↑appeal, ↑campaign, ↑concert, ↑dinner, ↑drive, ↑effort, ↑event, ↑gala, ↑lunch, ↑luncheon …   Collocations dictionary

  • fund-raising — fund′ rais ing or fund′rais ing n. cvb the act or process of raising funds by soliciting contributions or pledges • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • fund-raising — /fund ray zing/ n. the act or process of raising funds, as for nonprofit organizations or for a political cause. Also, fundraising. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • Fund-Raising — D✓Fund|rai|sing, Fund Rai|sing [ fantre:zɪŋ ], das; [s], s <englisch> (Spendensammeln [für wohltätige Zwecke]) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

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