raise money

This page is about the collocation raise money

collocation pattern: verb + noun


to collect money for a special purpose

For example

  • Our church is raising money for the earthquake victims.

  • With the money we raised online, we're rebuilding schools that were destroyed.

You can also use "raise" before a certain amount of money, as in "We raised a thousand dollars for charity."

Quick Quiz

Charity organizations usually raise money by

a. robbing rich people

b. asking for donations

c. paying very low wages

Contributor: Matt Errey