Greg Coop

Vice President-Major Gifts, YMCA of Greater Houston
NAYDO: Education Committee Chair, Operations Network Council Liaison, Board & Volunteer Development Track Council Dean
Office: 713.758.9203


  • Years in Financial Development (YMCA and Other): 15+
  • Years Affiliated with the Y: 27
  • Budget in Current Position: $15,000,000

Financial Development Accomplishments

Annual Support

As CEO, increased annual giving at Moultrie (GA) YMCA from $50,000 to $175,000 in 5 years. Currently provide direct leadership for $550,000 campaign, and work with Execs on additional $500,000 in Annual Support at multiple centers.

Capital Development

Responsible for stewarding multiple $1m+ capital donors. Recently secured $500,000 capital gift for facility renovations.

Board and Volunteer Development

Work with Branch Executives and boards at multiple locations. Responsible for Board and Community Development. Serve as staff representative on Association Center Relations Committee.

Grant Funding

Provide leadership for $300,000 in grant funding in current role. Develop grant proposals for local foundations.

Endowment/Planned Giving

Provide leadership for planned giving and oversight of $13M endowment.