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The organized activity or an instance of soliciting money or pledges, as for charitable organizations or political campaigns.

fund′raise′ v.


vb (intr)
to raise money for a cause
ˈfundˌraising n, adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.fundraise - raise money for a cause or project; "We are fundraising for AIDS research"
raise - collect funds for a specific purpose; "The President raised several million dollars for his college"
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The challenge then comes for a group to fundraise effectively without causing donor burnout, and to provide something of value to the supporter instead of over-priced gift wrapping.
By leveraging the Internet to communicate and fundraise with supporters, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is able to cost-effectively advance its mission - all while making it quicker and easier for supporters to engage with the organization," said Debbie Snyder, vice president of professional services for Kintera.
The organization, which fundraises through a combination of direct mail and tele-fundraising, wanted to maximize its fundraising efficiency to make the most of each dollar given by its many constituents.