Meaning of “fundraising” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “fundraising” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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uk /ˈfʌndˌreɪzɪŋ/ us

[ C ] FINANCE the process of getting money from investors to invest in particular companies, projects, etc.:

The bank is poised to buy its rival in a deal requiring an equity fundraising of up to $5.7 billion.
Accounts to be filed in the coming weeks will show revenues soared to £26m after a string of fundraisings and flotations.

[ U ] POLITICS, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY the process of collecting money for a particular purpose, especially for a political party, charity (= organization that gives money or help to those that need it), etc.:

a fundraising campaign/drive/event

(Definition of “fundraising” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)