fundraiser

A fundraiser is a person who seeks out donations to a cause, campaign, charity, or some other venture. If you're a museum fundraiser, your job is to raise money to benefit the museum.

A fundraiser is a volunteer or a paid employee whose job involves soliciting potential donors — people who might be convinced to give money to a charity or organization. A fundraiser, in fact, might organize a fundraiser, a party that encourages financial support for a cause. Your ticket to a hospital fundraiser, for example, might cost $100, with most of that money going directly to the hospital's charity.

Definitions of fundraiser
  1. noun
    someone who solicits financial contributions
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    type of:
    canvasser, solicitor
    a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
  2. noun
    a social function that is held for the purpose of raising money
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    type of:
    affair, function, occasion, social function, social occasion
    a vaguely specified social event
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