Although this project has concluded, if you would still like to make a donation to celebrate Kevin Kearns, you may always do so here.

Celebrating Kevin Kearns

Raised toward our $25,000 Goal
91 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on June 17, at 11:59 PM EDT
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We're getting so close to our goal!

June 07, 2022

We’re closing in on $20,000 – which gift will put us past the mark!? Thank you to everyone who has contributed thus far to the campaign. We are so grateful for your gifts honoring Dr. Kevin Kearns and his amazing 35-year career at GSPIA. With 10 days left, it’s the final push to get us to our goal of $25,000. Please share this campaign with your networks of GSPIA alumni, colleagues and friends of Kevin as well as the larger Pittsburgh community that his work impacted and continues to impact. Only 10 days to go!

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Celebrate the Beginning

It was 1987 when GSPIA welcomed Kevin Kearns as a professor. Since then, Kevin has taught for 35 years and has impacted hundreds of students, countless colleagues and community members and the city of Pittsburgh. Your donation honors his beginning, while supporting his legacy and the future of GSPIA.


Support Leadership Development

By donating $50, you are helping us create resources for students interested in studying at GSPIA. From support for internships to professional development opportunities, your gift helps students become stronger leaders.


Help Shape the Next Generation

The Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership works to connect coursework at GSPIA with the diverse challenges facing policymakers and leading thinkers today. By donating $100, you are ensuring the next generation of public leaders can apply principles to practice.


Honoring a Legacy

We are excited to honor Kevin’s legacy at GSPIA for years to come. By making a gift of $250, you help get us closer to our goal and ensure that future generations of students have the support they need.


Help Recruit Talented Students

Gifts of $500 towards the fund will help as we recruit the most talented and innovative students who elevate GSPIA with their exceptional academic performance and worldly experience.


Lead with Powerful Generosity

We are so grateful for gifts of $1,000 that propel us towards our goal. Your support means so much as we work to ensure Kevin’s legacy and his role as beloved professor and founding director of the Johnson Institute is remembered and honored.

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