fund-raising effort

Definitions

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

In literature:

The officers and friends made vigorous efforts to raise a fund and eventually $5,500 were secured.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Let us raise the balance of this Fund and crown our efforts with success.
"Harper's Round Table, August 20, 1895" by Various
He went to Canada and to France to raise funds, and success crowned his efforts.
"The Canadian Portrait Gallery - Volume 3 (of 4)" by John Charles Dent
He went to Canada and to France to raise funds, and success crowned his efforts.
"The Canadian Portrait Gallery Volume 3" by John Charles Dent
The Tunnel was cleared of water, and efforts were made, unfortunately without success, to raise funds for the completion of the undertaking.
"The life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Civil Engineer" by Isambard Brunel
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In news:

Organizers announced Thursday they had raised $909,500 during the silent phase of the campaign and will now increase their public efforts to raise the remaining funds.
In an effort to raise funds for a once-in-a-lifetime performance in London, the Gadsden School District Marching Band will showcase its talent Nov 1 at Sun Vista RV Resort.
Efforts to raise funds and build a new church are under way.
A new art exhibit will spotlight hunger, all in an effort to help raise funds for the Brazos Valley Food Bank.
The hospital's donated funds kick-start the clinic 's fundraising efforts to raise $400,000 to purchase a new building.
The Auditor has gotten a glimpse at the financing of the Center for a Better New Jersey, a controversial organization set up by Republicans to raise funds for their ill-fated redistricting effort.
Efforts continue to progress on raising funds for the construction of a walking trail by the Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Nov 8 will join together to host a phone bank to raise funds for the American Red Cross' relief effort.
I was happy to read the Nov 10 article about Realtors' efforts to raise funds to buy gifts for the young clients of the Children's Justice Center.
The Estes Park United committee announced today that it is extending its special fund-raising campaign an additional month, in an effort to reach its $20,000 goal.
The Rock -A-Thon is the latest effort by Ten Oak Retirement Center employees and residents to raise funds for this year's Walk to End Alzheimer's.
THE most skilled group of political fund raisers anywhere, members of the United States Senate, came forward last week with what they pronounced as their best efforts at improving the way Senate campaign s raise and spend money.
An organization at Texas Tech is taking part in an artistic effort to raise awareness and funds in support of marriage equality.
Neither the Office of the Sheriff nor the Franklin County 9-1-1 Communications Center conducts phone solicitations for fund raising efforts.
The agreement, announced July 1, calls for Florida-based association management firm Visioneering Consultants Inc to guide SPEC 's board of directors and fund-raising efforts.
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