A pastor once said, "I became associated with Lynch Development Associates through the recommendation letter of two priests... I owe them a debt of gratitude."
Reverend Peter Suhaka, St. Catherine of Siena, Pittstown, NJ


Our best marketing comes from the testimonials of our satisfied clients. Here's just a sample:

"Even though our campaign provided your talented team with some unusual and added challenges, they not only met our expectations but also exceeded them at every turn."
Church of St. Mark
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"It is hard for me to understate what a positive experience the "Emerging into Springtime" Campaign was for me as a Pastor who was actively involved in the Campaign. It was also an encouraging endeavor for the parishioners..."
Restoring All Things in Christ Foundation
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"Through the expert guidance and assistance of LDA, the challenge goal of $4.1 million was achieved - a truly amazing accomplishment! We had a great experience with LDA, and I highly recommend them to you."
St. Bartholomew
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"We could not have accomplished our goal in such a short amount of time without their guidance and hard work...Through my thirty years of diocesan and parish fundraising, I would place Lynch at the top of my recommendation list."
St. Elizabeth Seton Church
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"You and your firm also brought to our project very wide experience in numerous parish Capital Campaigns throughout this Diocese of Rockville Centre, as well as a myriad of parish and Diocesan efforts throughout the United States."
St. Patrick Church
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"I am happy to recommend Lynch Development Associates for prudent and professional guidance in Capital Campaigns. God bless you in your ministry: may the Lord prosper the work of our hands."
Church of St. Joseph
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"We have just completed the pledge phase and have actually exceeded our goal. This is amazing! We could not have done this without your help. I enthusiastically and unconditionally recommend LDA to any parish that wishes to conduct a campaign."
St. Bartholomew Church
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"If you are worried about launching a Capital Campaign to raise much needed funds for your Parish, stop worrying, and place your trust in Lynch Development Associates!"
Church of St. Catharine
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"Our parish was able to raise over $2 million dollars ($600,000 over goal) thanks to the hard work and dedication of your staff. The idea of restoring Holy Name of Jesus Church was a dream for us. This dream will become a reality thanks to Lynch Development Associates."
Holy Name of Jesus
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"The Lynch team was with us every step of the way. They did all the heavy lifting and left us artifacts we will use for years to come. I’m proud to say, they encouraged us when we needed it most. As we move into the Campaign Redemption phase of our effort, I’m gratified that the Lynch team will stay on with us. I know you will manage the interactions with our parish over the long term with the care and excellence you brought to the fundraising part of the campaign."
Holy Name of Jesus
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"This is my second experience using LDA, and once again I found you and your team to be very competent and processional. The onsite staff developed a wonderful rapport not only with me, but with the parish staff as well. Based on both my experiences with your firm, I would highly recommend LDA to anyone considering a capital campaign."
Church of Saint Gabriel the Archangel
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"We had some reservations about running a campaign during these difficult economic times, but you were accurate when you advised us to move forward with the confidence that the people would respond..."
Our Lady of Sorrows Church
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"We as a Parish have been very satisfied with the professionalism that Lynch Development has shown us, especially our on-site campaign director who supported us daily for over a three-month period. We found the staff to be energetic, innovative, consistent, extremely positive and committed to our campaign."
St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Parish
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"I could not be more pleased or any more satisfied. Without hesitation I recommend you and your company with its distinguished history of serving the Roman Catholic parishes, institutions and dioceses of our country with professionalism, warmth, care and Christian values."
Saint Philip Church
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"Rich Lanahan was a proven leader and consultant in our quest. After our feasibility study, he helped us build a case, organize the campaign team, plan the campaign, target major gifts and basically kept us on task throughout the process. Rich demonstrated a positive attitude through the negative feedback from the dissenters and lo and behold- WE OVERSHOT OUR GOAL."
Saint Philip Church
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"I recommend Lynch Associates without any reservations. They work well with the parish staff both lay and clerical."
Church of the Sacred Heart
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"Not only has your firm consulted and conducted capital campaigns in a number of our parishes, but your success in reaching and going over the parish's goal has been extremely successful. Your firm has gone into parishes that have experienced unsuccessful campaigns using other consulting firms and have restructured the approach and brought them over goal as well."
Diocese of Trenton
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"Some thought that because of the difficult economic times we are in, it was imprudent of me to begin a capital campaign in our parish, but with a combination of the generosity of our parishioners and your personable and professional approach, the parish was able to exceed the $800,000 original goal by more than $200,000."
Sacred Heart Church
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"He listened to me - my hope for the parish, my reluctance to be scripted by someone else, my worries about being direct - and calmly suggested alternative ways of looking at the same topics."
St. Gerard Majella Parish
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"Thank you all for helping me succeed in a task which is not a natural part of my skill set. Thank you for designing a process which is based on broad and proven experience yet tailored to our particular needs and circumstances."
Most Holy Trinity Church
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"There have been cases where you have been chosen to do a campaign, and as a result of the feasibility study, have had to advise against a campaign. In those cases, you have gone far beyond your contractual obligations by providing the pastor with alternatives and significant recommendations."
Diocese of Camden
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"Please call on me at any time to recommend Lynch Development. I applaud the 'can do' attitude of the staff, the professionalism of the director and the honesty of the president. St. Philip's Parish parishioners will continue to worship together in an environment that will be greatly improved - with your help."
Saint Philip Church
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"Our goal was $1.2 million. We have almost $1.7 million pledged. What's more, pledges are still coming in three months after the campaign was completed. We definitely recommend Lynch Development Associates for parishes or any organization planning a capital campaign."
Church of the Immaculate Conception
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"Lynch and associates did a great job and I feel very confident in recommending your services to any pastor like myself who is seeking to raise funds!"
Church of the Sacred Heart
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"Our venture with Lynch Development and its aforementioned staff has been a rewarding one and we are grateful to all of you for a successful campaign."
Parish of the Holy Family
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"The experience of the Capital Campaign has humbled me more than you know. I was the skeptic prior to the campaign. However, your convincing manner and professional way of handling an inner city parish helped this wonderful parish to realize the set goal and then some."
St. John the Baptist Church
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"In just a few short months, we have raised approximately $3,900,000, thanks to the generosity of our parishioners and the direction received from Kevin Lynch and his staff. One of their greatest strengths is that they never leave you floundering."
Our Lady of Victory Church
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"We interviewed several well known fundraising consulting firms to help us identify our potential, provide us direction and implement a plan to make this dream a reality. After thorough investigation, it became abundantly clear to our committee that Lynch Development Associates was the firm that would lead us to a successful program."
St Mary's Parish
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"While, at first, the one million dollar goal seemed daunting, but LDA's analysis of our capabilities and the strategy to educate the campaign committee, parishioners and train team volunteers, achieved pledges over $1.2 million!"
St. John of God Church
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"As we stuck to the schedule of events you constructed for us, I began to realize the amount of work that takes place behind the scene out of the sight of the parish."
St. Vincent de Paul Church
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"I wanted to write to thank you for your efforts on our behalf this past summer. The drive for our parish center was a huge success. As you know, we reached 130% of our goal..."
Queen of the Most Holy Rosary
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"As a pastor in several parishes over the last twenty-one years, I have dealt with a number of professional fund-raising firms; none in my years as a pastor can come near to the satisfaction we have experienced in Lynch Development."
Holy Family Parish
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"In three months the dream of our $700,000 goal was reached and surpassed. Your talent, dedication and enthusiasm is raising pledges for our church was contagious to all of the volunteers that helped on the Campaign."
St. Vincent de Paul Church
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"I was impressed by the fact that Lynch Development Associates do not have a standard program that each parish must fit into but that time is taken to understand the parish and only then is the exact design made."
St. Catherine of Siena Church
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"If you are worried about launching a Capital Campaign to raise much needed funds for your Parish, stop worrying, and place your trust in Lynch Development Associates!"

Fr. John Ruffo
St. Catharine of Siena Parish
Seaside Park, NJ
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