fund-raising campaign

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fund-raising campaign a campaign to raise money for some cause
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Usage

In literature:

It raised the fund that met the chief expenses of that campaign.
"Our Vanishing Wild Life" by William T. Hornaday
In 1896 the Colorado E. S. A. raised the funds to send Mrs. Mary C. C. Bradford to aid in the Idaho amendment campaign.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
As this book goes to press an active campaign is under way by Alexandria historical societies to raise funds for restoration.
"Seaport in Virginia" by Gay Montague Moore
The treasurer raises and has custody of the enormous funds expended in the conduct of the campaign.
"Government in the United States" by James Wilford Garner
There are a set of Confederate workers up here secretly engaged in raising funds and planning new campaigns for the South.
"The Slipper Point Mystery" by Augusta Huiell Seaman
A campaign fund was raised by the anti-Registrationists.
"The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 2 of 2" by Edward Tyas Cook
Hussites, Beaufort's campaign against, 119, 239; funds raised in England and Scotland for war against, 213.
"Humphrey Duke of Gloucester" by K.H. Vickers
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In news:

(AP) — Gov Steve Beshear is lending his support to a privately funded campaign aimed at raising awareness of "smurfing," purchasing products containing pseudoephedrine for methamphetamine makers.
On the campaign fund-raising trail in Florida recently, President Barack Obama addressed the rising cost of gasoline by talking up his energy policies - taking credit for increased oil and natural gas production.
The Chandlers started their Rebound for Rockaway/Rebound for New York campaign to help collect items as well as raise funds for Sandy relief.
President Barack Obama told supporters on June 29 that he is concerned he may be the first sitting president to be unable to raise enough campaign funding to outspend his rival.
The Canadian Opera Company's staff campaign to raise funds for the building of their new home, the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, was a success.
Shamrock campaign raises funds for Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Butler University officials on Friday said they had raised $12 million toward a $16 million capital campaign to fund major upgrades to historic Hinkle Fieldhouse .
Romney campaign reports massive fund-raising haul .
Steve Beshear is lending his support to a privately funded campaign aimed at raising awareness of "smurfing," purchasing products containing pseudoephedrine for methamphetamine makers.
With 34 days to go in his publicly funded campaign to, "build a goddamn Tesla Museum," Web cartoonist Matthew Inman — creator of The Oatmeal — has blown past his initial goal of raising $850,000 by a fairly substantial amount.
Both campaigns required to report funds raised.
Its products are popular for business and personal gifts and for nonprofit fund-raising campaigns.
The Johnstown Tomahawks, In Partnership With BIC, Are Participating In Movember, A Campaign That Raises Awareness And Funds For Men¿s Cancers And Other Health Issues During November.
The annual Taste of Wayne County food festival that opens the United Way's fund-raising campaign will be held Tuesday at Wayne Community College.
She is also raising funds through a kickstarter campaign.
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