I am employed as a fundraiser by a yeshiva that is behind in paying salaries. Can I use cash that I raised, toward my salary? Keep in mind that when I asked the Rosh Yeshiva to pay my salary from part of the money that was deposited in the bank (i.e.money that the yeshiva is muchzak in) the response was negative.
A fundraiser can use cash (only) to pay his own salary in the situation you’ve described. However he can only take funds that he is certain he is owed.