fundraising

noun
fund·​rais·​ing | \ ˈfənd-ˌrā-ziŋ How to pronounce fundraising (audio) \
variants: or less commonly fund-raising

Definition of fundraising

: the organized activity of raising funds (as for an institution or political cause) … the theatre has been built largely through the generous efforts and fundraising of local government and people.The Guardian often used before another nouna fund-raising drive/campaignfundraising events

First Known Use of fundraising

1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Fundraising.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fundraising. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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