A fan club is a grouping that is devoted to a well-known person, idea, group or at times even an extinct object. Most fan clubs are managed by fans who dedicate substantial time and resources to aiding them. There are also “official” fan clubs that are managed by someone related with the person or organization the club is focused on. This is the case for many sports teams, musicians and more.
Bigger fan clubs may arrange events and fundraising relating to what they are founded on. In some instances the money that is raised goes straightaway to the people the fan club is based around or to finance the fan club itself.