fund-raise fund-raise

Definition(s):

  • (v) raise money for a cause or project

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He can fund-raise; he can cheerlead a bit.
  2. The erosion of support among Democrats started in 1996, when Bill Clinton's money-drenched reelection campaign proved that Democrats could be fund-raise a king's ransom too.

News

  1. Widgetized Section

    The board of directors of FACE (Foundation for Archuleta County Education) took a giant leap of faith on Thursday, Aug. 22, when they held their first fund-raiser for the foundation, FACE-OFF of the BANDS. We asked four terrific bands — Brooks Lindner, Lead Foot Ruthie, PBR, and Blue Grass Cadillac — to play for free, not knowing if anyone would show up to hear them play.
    on August 30, 2013     Source: The Pagosa Springs Sun

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    If you enjoy quality country music and also like to support local causes there is an event for you this fall. Philo High School's Boys Basketball Team came up with a fresh idea to fund-raise, a concert, with the popular 90's country band, Little Texas, headlining the show.
    on August 28, 2013     Source: WHIZ News Zanesville

Quotes

  1. "We teach school all day and fund-raise at night," said Clark, who finds private donors to pay most of the $14,000 annual tuition for each student. "To have an unsolicited gift come like that is incredible."
    on Dec 31, 2008 By: Ron Clark Source: Jamaica Gleaner

  2. "We're launching a new online campaigning portal that empowers people - whether they're party members or not - to campaign and fund-raise for specific candidates and issues," said Mr Cameron.
    on Oct 1, 2009 By: David Cameron Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "We're at a stage now where I believe Utah Issues will not recover unless there's a benefactor who will fund the salary for a new director to, in turn, fund-raise," said Ashdown. "No one is interested in coming on board and finding their own...
    on Oct 9, 2007 By: Pete Ashdown Source: Salt Lake Tribune

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