About John Kearns & Associates

Our Executive Staff has over 30 years of direct fundraising experience. As a full-service consulting firm, John Kearns & Associates delivers exceptional value and one of the industry’s highest returns on investment. We have successfully implemented record-setting capital fundraising campaigns for Roman Catholic Churches, High Schools and Colleges, Hospitals and Community Groups. Our strategy has stood the test of time and has proven successful in campaigns throughout the United States.

The John Kearns & Associates professional team includes executive consultants and resident campaign directors, as well as planned giving experts and campaign support personnel. Over the past 30 years, our consultants have held leadership positions with:

  • International Catholic Stewardship Council
  • Retirement Fund for Religious Planning Committee
  • Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)




Our Clients

For over 25 years John Kearns & Associates has helped hundreds of clients meet their fundraising goals.


Success Stories

Our principals are charged with the responsibility of supervising every project managed by the firm.


What We Do

We would love to help you reach your fundraising goals. View all of our services to see what we can offer you.


What our clients say about us!

“Although we considered various professional firms to assist in our efforts, John Kearns & Associates stood out to us as the most qualified due to strong references and a twenty-five year track record of success with other Catholic parishes. Clearly, we made the right decision.”

- Rev. Thomas J. Ryan, Pastor
Immaculate Conception Parish, Fayetteville, NY

“Our renovation program was not simple, because we proposed mainly to change and update a church and sanctuary that people came to love and get "used to" since 1965. Some people had objections to our changing some things and a few to our changing anything! In spite of that, our Campaign goal of $1.3 million is well in sight.”

- Rev. Robert J. Sanson, Pastor
Church of St. Joseph, Strongsville, OH

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Kearns & Associates: Client Success Stories


Church of St. Jerome

The firm of John Kearns & Associates, Inc. is pleased to reports on the success of the St. Jerome Church Renovation Campaign.

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Immaculate Conception 

The firm of John Kearns & Associates is pleased to report on the success of the Immaculate Conception Celebrating Our Faith, Family and Future Capital Campaign.

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