Andrew Powers

Chief Development Officer, YMCA of Greater Rochester
NAYDO: Awareness Committee, 2023 Annual Support Track Dean, 2023 Hot Topics Co-Chair
Office: 585 341 3044



  • Years in Financial Development (YMCA and Other): 19
  • Years Affiliated with the YMCA (as Staff or Volunteers): 11
  • Budget in Current Position: $1M

Financial Development Accomplishments

Annual Support
    - Last full Annual Campaign (2019) exceeded $2.6M goal
    - Surpassed $20M in Annual Campaign support during completed 10-year Comprehensive Campaign
    - 3-Year Annual Campaign Giving Society-The Triangle Society - launched in 2011 to help transform annual giving 
    - Led annual fund efforts for Notre Dame of Maryland University, including oversight of direct response, individual giving, and student

Capital Development
   - Completed $18M capital campaign in 2019 to build the Schottland Family Branch which exceeded fundraising goals
   - Exceeded capiital goals for 10-year Comprehensive Campaign
   - State capital grants in excess of $4M in past 5 years
   - Part of team that secured YMCA of Greater Rochester's largest capital gift to date

Endowment/Planned Giving
   - Surpassed $2M goal in public phase of Comprehensive Campaign
   - YMCA of Greater Rochester has over 90 active members in Legacy Giving Society
   - YMCA of Greater Rochester manages a $20M+ endowment, with future commitments totaling over $7M in confirmed bequests
Board/Volunteer Development
    - Works with broad range of volunteers including annual and capital campaign chairs
    - Actively engaged in developing a culture of philanthropy with branch board chairs and executive committee

    - Led key relationships with major grantors in region
    - Began writing grants in first year of experience for small non-profit, and have continued to write grants successfully throughout entire

    - Surpassed $75M goal for 10-year Comprehensive Campaign
    - Longtime Y Partner (SDPY)